Guidance

Changes to Companies House forms from 1 January 2021

A list of updates to Companies House forms following the end of the Brexit transition.

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Corporate officers

The following forms have been updated with changes to EEA corporate officers.

Form Name
IN01 Company incorporation
LLIN01 LLP incorporation
AP02 Corporate director appointment
LLAP02 Corporate LLP member appointment
AP04 Corporate secretary appointment
CH02 Change of corporate director details
LLCH02 Change of corporate LLP member details
CH04 Change of corporate secretary details

Societas Europaea (SEs)

Form Name
SE CV01 Convert a SE to a public limited company (PLC)
SE AP01 Appoint a member of a supervisory organ of a SE
SE AP02 Appoint a corporate member of a supervisory organ of a SE
SE CH01 Change member’s details of a supervisory organ of a SE
SE CH02 Change the corporate member’s details of supervisory organ of a SE
SE TM01 Terminate appointment: member of supervisory organ of a SE
SE AS01 Amend the statutes of a SE
SE WU01 Give notice of insolvency event, cessation of payment procedures, decision to continue operating a SE
SE DT03 Notification of draft terms of conversion of SE to a PLC

Corporate members

The SE CV01 has been amended in the same way as form IN01.

Forms SE AP02 and SE CH02 have been amended in the same way as forms AP02 and CH02.

European economic interest grouping (EEIG)

Form Name
EEAP01 Appoint a manager of a EEIG where the official address is in the UK
EEAP02 Appoint a corporate manager of a EEIG where the official address is in the UK
EECH01 Change the details of a manager of a EEIG where the official address is in the UK
EECH02 Change the details of a corporate manager of a EEIG where the official address is in the UK
EEFM02 Register an establishment of a EEIG whose official address is outside the UK
EEMP01 Give notice of documents and particulars filed for a EEIG
EEMP02 Give notice of setting up or closure of an establishment of a EEIG whose address is outside the UK
EENM01 Register an alternative name for a EEIG whose official address is outside the UK
EENM02 Register a change of alternative name for a EEIG whose official address is outside the UK

All existing EEIG forms have been updated with:

  • references to EEIG changing to UKEIG
  • the corporate manager forms EE AP02 and EE CH02 amended in the same way as the AP02 and CH02
  • modifications to forms notifying of a subsidiary to an EEIG

The EE FM01 has been discontinued from 1 January 2021.

Confirmation statement

There have been minor changes to references in sections C1 and C3 of the CS01 form which refer to regulated markets outside the UK.

Cross border mergers

From 1 January 2021, all cross border merger forms have been discontinued and no longer in use.

Overseas companies

Form Name
OSIN01 Register a UK establishment of an overseas company
OSAP02 Appoint a corporate director of an overseas company
OSAP04 Appoint a corporate secretary of an overseas company
OSCH04 Change details of a corporate director of an overseas company
OSCH06 Change details of a corporate secretary of an overseas company
OSNM01 Give notice of change of name of overseas company as registered in the UK
OS CH02 Change the details of an overseas company

Discontinued forms

From 1 January 2021, the following forms have been discontinued and no longer in use.

Form Name
SE FM01 Form a SE registered in the UK by merger
SE DT01 File the draft terms of formation of holding SE
SE SC01 Give notice of formation of holding SE
SE FM02 Form a holding SE
SE FM03 Form a subsidiary SE under Article 2(3)
SE FM04 Transform a public limited company to a SE
SE FM05 Form a subsidiary SE under Article 3(2)
SE TR02 Transfer a SE to the UK
SE TR01 Propose transfer of SE from the UK
SE SS01 Make statement of solvency by members of SE
SE TR03 Transfer a SE from the UK
SE DT02 File draft terms of conversion of a public limited company to a SE
EE FM01 Register an EEIG whose official address is in the UK
CB01 Give notice of a cross border merger involving a UK registered company
LLCB01 Give notice of a cross border merger involving a UK LLP
UN CB01 Give notice of a cross border merger involving an unregistered company

More information

You can find more information in the guidance on Company law: legislative and practical changes to the UK company law framework from 1 January 2021.

If you have any queries about these changes, email enquiries@companieshouse.gov.uk

Published 31 January 2020
Last updated 31 December 2020 
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