The shares of a limited company can be transferred from person to person at any time and this can be done by a shareholder either selling some or all of their shares to another person or by gifting these to someone else whereby no financial transaction takes place.
121 Company Formation offers a transfer of shares service which includes ensuring that all the necessary paperwork has been correctly completed and then we submit this on your behalf to Companies House. The whole process usually takes between 24 and 48 hours.
To transfer shares, form J30 must be completed. Full details of the company must be entered on this stock transfer form before being signed by the transferor of the shares and the transferee (the person receiving the shares). In some cases the shares will be transferred to a new shareholder whilst in other cases, shares may be transferred between existing shareholders, i.e. between family members.
In either case the following information must be entered on the stock transfer form for the person receiving the shares:
You can order this service directly from our website or, if you would prefer to seek further advice, please email us at
The cost of the transfer of share service is £39.99.
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