Certificate of Dissolution of Company in the UK
What is a Certificate of Dissolution?
A Certificate of Dissolution is an official document that is obtained from Companies House. The certificate confirms that your company has been dissolved/removed from the Register of Companies. The certificate can only be obtained if your company has been dissolved. The certificate will confirm that your company has been dissolved, it can also state other information about your company including the officer’s names, company address, etc.
You may be required to obtain a Certificate of Dissolution, if you have an overseas branch. If you are working to remove the overseas branch from the Register of Companies, the authorities may request official notice that the UK Company has been dissolved.
What information is shown on a Certificate of Dissolution?
The following information is shown on a Certificate of Dissolution:
- Company Name
- Company Number
- Date of Incorporation
- Date of Company’s Dissolution
- Statement of Dissolution
- Signature from Companies House
How long does it take to obtain a Certificate of Dissolution?
It usually takes us approximately 5 standard business days to obtain a Certificate of Dissolution.
Once we have obtained the certificate, the original will be posted to you by your chosen delivery method. The timeframes quoted are for us to obtain the documents for you, they do not include a timeframe to deliver the documents to you.
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