Companies House Fees to Increase: What You Need to Know

April 24th, 2024

Companies House is raising its fees starting May 1st, 2024. This change comes alongside the introduction of new services designed to improve data quality, combat fraud, and enhance transparency.

Why the Increase?

Companies House operates on a cost-recovery basis, meaning fees need to cover their operating expenses. The new services include:

These new services require additional resources, hence the fee increase.

What are the New Fees?

Here's a breakdown of some key fee changes:


Current Fee

New Fee


Electronic Company Formation




Confirmation Statement (CS01)




Company Name Change




Full details of the fee increases can be found here:

What to Do?

If you're incorporating a new company or need to file with Companies House, be aware of the increased fees. Consider filing any necessary documents before May 1st to benefit from the current pricing.

For ongoing company maintenance, factor these fee hikes into your budget.