Service address

At the time of incorporation, all officers of a company must provide both their home address and a service address. These addresses can be one and the same.
Legally, unlike the company’s registered office address, officers’ home addresses and service addresses do not need to be based in the UK.

WHY USE A SERVICE ADDRESS:

  • The service address serves as an alternative to company officers using their personal residential address for the receipt of official or statutory company documents
  • Protect the privacy of company officers’ residential addresses and instead have company correspondence, and unsolicited mail sent to the service address
  • Have the company’s official correspondence forwarded to an address of your choice, or sent to you via email

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE SERVICE ADDRESS SERVICE?

All statutory correspondence addressed to an individual officer of the company and received at the service address will be scanned and forwarded immediately by e-mail or by post to the address nominated on the order form

There is an annual fee payable for the service address service of £59.99 for each individual officer of the company. We will automatically invite you to renew your subscription at the appropriate time. If the individual is an officer of more than one company, then the fee of £59.99 applies to each company.

  • A copy of the page of your passport bearing your photograph and personal data
  • A copy of either a bank statement or utility bill dated within the last 3 months that shows your name and address

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Purchase the service and attach the required documentation (A copy of your passport and a copy of either a bank statement or utility bill that shows your name and address and is dated within the last 3 months). We will send you an email confirming your order, and with your invoice attached
  2. Once all your contacts have been notified and we start receiving your mail on your behalf, we will immediately begin forwarding all statutory documents and official correspondence to an address of your choice, anywhere in the world. Alternatively, you can choose to have your mail scanned and emailed to you on the same day it is received at your service address.
  3. Renew the service on an annual basis to retain use of the service address.

Interested in having all your general correspondence, not just official company correspondence, forwarded to your chosen address? Upgrade to our trade mail forwarding service.

PURCHASE SERVICE ADDRESS SERVICE

For just £89.99 purchase the Service Address service through our website or for further information email us at info@121companyformation.co.uk

Service Address

£89.99

Purchase this service to: -

  • Protect the privacy and private residential addresses of company officers
  • Maintain separation between private and company affairs
  • Have statutory documents and official correspondence forwarded to an address of your choice

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

UK company law states that all limited companies must have a registered office address in the country in which they were first incorporated which enables correspondence from government departments and agencies, such as HMRC and Companies House, to be delivered to one address.

A service address is where contact can be made with officers of the company and where statutory mail addressed to the officers as individuals can be sent.

The registered office address and the service address can be the same but, whilst the registered office address must be within the UK, a service address can be anywhere in the world.

Both the registered office address and the service addresses of the officers will appear on Companies House records.
No, the two services are entirely different.
Our service address provides a central london address for both individual and corporate directors. If the director is an individual, using our service address means that their personal home address is not shown on the public register.
On the other hand, the registered office address service relates to the office address of the business.
Statutory correspondence includes any item addressed to your company from:
  • HMRC – documentation relating to tax, VAT, employer/employee etc.
  • Companies House
  • Government Gateway
  • IPO
  • Plus any other correspondence that is clearly from a governing body within the UK
Official correspondence from institutions such as banks will also be forwarded to you.
Only statutory correspondence from government agencies and bodies such as Companies House will be forwarded to your chosen address.

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