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What is the Annual Return (AR01)?

The annual return was replaced by the Confirmation Statement in July 2016 and is a statutory document that must be filed at Companies House every year. The Companies House reference for this document is the CS01.

The Confirmation Statement must be filed within 2 weeks of the anniversary of your company formation every year unless you have moved the filing date for this document. It is a ‘snap shot’ of your company structure at the time the document is filed. It shows the following information-
  • Registered office address
  • Location of registers
  • Company Officers including Persons of Significant Control (PSC)
  • Shareholders and Statement of share capital
  • Primary Business Activity (selected from a list)

All companies must file the Confirmation Statement whether trading or dormant.

You can complete this online with Companies House for a fee of £13 or file a paper version for £40.

If you need our assistance filing your Confirmation Statement please contact one of the customer service team. Our administration fee is £25+vat in addition to the Companies House fee of £13. We will require your company authentication code.