Can I incorporate my new company during Christmas?

This is one of our most frequently asked questions this time of year. While everyone is feeling festive and maybe even enjoying a cup of cheer, you may need to register a new company.

At this time of year, timescales are subject to change and deadlines can be earlier, so it is important to plan ahead and make sure you have all the required details in hand when you’re ready to form your company.

Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, the deadline for accepting same day company formations is 11am, so if you need to ensure a company is formed before your departure to await Santa’s arrival, the sooner the better. Companies House closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day

Even Santa takes a day off, right? Companies House is closed on Christmas Day and also New Year’s Day. The deadline for same day service formations is also 11am on New Year’s Eve.

If you have additional questions about setting up a company during the Christmas holidays or would like assistance with the formation process, please contact our Company Formations Team on 0117 918 1391.


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