How do I get my company's certificate of incorporation and why do I need one?

When Companies House decides to allow the incorporation of the company it will allocate it a registered number. They will then issue you a certificate of incorporation which shows the following key information:

  • Your company's name,
  • Your company's number, and
  • Date of incorporation.

Your certificate of incorporation will also be authenticated by the Registrar of Companies official seal and is a frequently required legal document. For example, when you open your company's bank account or if you ever go though some kind of due diligence.

If you form your private limited company with Lightwork Business your certificate of incorporation will be available to you in electronic format and can be downloaded from your dashboard on our secure platform anywhere, anytime!

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