Delivery of Documents to Companies House
Please Note: Companies House does not accept any statutory documents by fax, PDF (except for electronically filed certified copies of charge instruments) or by email.
* All fees must be made payable to 'Companies House'
Companies must ensure that their accounts are delivered to Companies House by the filing deadline. If accounts are filed late, Companies House will levy a late filing penalty.
We will levy a penalty if:
The Registrar of Companies cannot accept delays in transit as a reason to waive a penalty. We want to make sure that customers are aware of their responsibility to file on time and have the information they need to do so. Anyone filing documents at Companies House should:
Outside working hours customers delivering documents to Companies House in London and Edinburgh are required to put them through the letterbox. The only office that is manned during the evening and on the weekend is our Cardiff office.
Customers delivering documents to Companies House Cardiff can actually hand deliver documents outside office hours and expect to receive a receipt.
Guidance on the legal responsibilities of company directors, the due dates for filing accounts and the delivery of documents to the Registrar of Companies can be found under 'Guidance Booklets'.
Alternatively telephone the Companies House Contact Centre on: +44 (0)303 1234 500.
Companies House has offices at:
32-38 Linenhall Street
Northern Ireland BT2 8BG
DX 481 N.R. Belfast 1
No external mailbox for out of hours delivery in Northern Ireland