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UK charitable company registration for £142.99, charitable company formation online!

If you need assistance in registering charitable company in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, you came to the right place. At Coddan, we will guide you every step in the way of your charitable company registration quickly and cost effectively. If you need to register a charitable company, and need to have a registered address for your charity company, we can provide you a registered office address in London, or in Scotland in the city of Edinburgh, or in North of Ireland - in the city of Belfast. We can also provide you a nominee secretary upon formation of your charitable company.

Registration of a Charitable Company for UK Residents




This charitable company registration with Barclays, Lloyds, RBS or NatWest business bank account is for customers, who have an address in the UK, & want to keep the charitable company registration simple, and paper free.

The following documents will be sending via e-mail upon the registration of a charitable company:

    • The certificate of incorporation;
    • The charity tailor-made memorandum & articles of association;
    • The free referral to NatWest, Lloyds, RBS or Barclays corporate bank account.



This charitable company registration with the bank account is for people who already have a UK registered address & require the basic charitable company registration plus additional documentation provided by e-mail and send by post.

This UK charitable company registration offer includes everything mentioned in the first incorporation option, plus:

  • The meeting of the board of trustees;
  • the membership certificates and charity' registers;
  • The laminated certificate of incorporation.



This package is for customers who want all the traditional trappings of a charitable company registration online with impressive bound documents.

This offer includes all charitable company registration benefits cited in the previous options, plus free delivery of:

  • One set of the memorandum and articles of association with a company's registers printed & premium bound;
  • The first meeting of the board of trustees, elegant membership certificates & the charity rubber stamp;
  • The certificate of the beneficial owner.



This charitable company registration package is especially for expatriates & UK residents, who are requiring register a charitable company with a registered office address in London.

This charitable company registration offer includes all charitable company startup benefits mentioned in the the second options, with the addition of:

  • The registered office address in London;
  • The government mail forwarding;
  • The secretarial compliance service & the certificate of the registered office address.

Registration of a Charitable Company for Overseas Clients




This British charitable company registration package is for clients, who are requiring registering a charitable company with a prestige legal address in London & secretarial compliance.

The following items are included into this charitable company registration in the UK package:

  • The certificate of incorporation, the memorandum & articles;
  • The company's registers, membership' certificates & meeting of the board of trustees;
  • The registered office address;
  • The government mail forwarding overseas.



This UK charitable company registration is especially for non-UK residents, who are requiring registering a charity with a registered address in London & a nominee secretary.

This charitable company registration offer includes everything in the first option, together with the advantages of:

  • The registered office address in London for one year;
  • The government mail forwarding overseas;
  • The provision of a nominee secretary for one year.



This is one of the most popular charitable company registration packages with a nominee trustee, as an additional option to the nominee secretary.

This charitable company registration in the UK offer includes everything in the second option, plus the following enhancements:

  • The provision of a nominee trustee & signed power of attorney;
  • The signed, undated resignation letter from a nominee trustee;
  • The agreement for the provision of the nominee trustee service;
  • Additional services are available.



This is our most comprehensive charitable company registration package with all documents verified by solicitor or notary public & certified by the apostilled stamp or apostille seal affixed.

This charitable company registrations includes everything in the third option, plus:

  • The certification of all corporate documents including a power of attorney by a solicitor or notary public & the final verification of all company' documents by an apostille seal.
  • Coddan will supply corporate and attorney-in-law rubber stamps.

Registering a charitable company in London, Edinburgh & Belfast, establish a charitable company in England, Scotland or North of Ireland

About the charitable company company registration: you will need to inform us of all of the objectives of your proposed charitable enterprise; these will then be detailed in the company's memorandum and articles that will be sent to you when the process is complete. You must bear in mind that the rules state that none of the trustees of the charity are allowed to personally benefit from its operations, and the charity must inform the public about what they do.

A charity's trustees can receive payments in some circumstances, but approval must first be sought from the Charity Commission. Furthermore, all of the work a charitable company does has to be charity; that is, it cannot carry out work that is business-oriented. Charities are also not permitted to be political or to engage in protests against government policies in the UK.

How to register a charitable company across the United Kingdom: the charitable companies are bound under the same filing rules as commercial companies and have to file accounts and reports with the authorities and on time. At Coddan Formations Agent, we take the hassle out of charitable companies registration, allowing you to register a charitable company in England, Wales, Scotland and North of Ireland with relative ease. Just fill out our online charitable company registration in London, Edinburgh or Belfast application form, which is approved by Companies House, and we will do the rest. We have four types of charitable companies startup packages that are suitable for various circumstances. Unless approval for your charitable company's name is required by the Charity Commission, we can usually have your new charitable company registered in a day.

Registering a charitable company with bank account: talk to us today and find out how we can help you to have your charitable company register in no time. Our seasoned charitable company registration advisors are available to offer you initial advice and guide you right through the process of registering your own charity across the United Kingdom.

Benefits of a charitable company formation in the United Kingdom 

Setting Up a Charitable Company

registering your own charitable company can involve more steps than commercial entities, and to ensure the process is properly handled, choose the experts in charitable company registration. At Coddan, we can swiftly deal with all the extra oversight requirements in registering your charitable company, including seeking approval in some instances from the Charity Commission. Our charitable company registration fees are highly competitive, and after the charitable company is registered, you'll get all of the official paperwork for your files. Our professional business consultants are available to offer initial advice as well as guiding you through the entire registration process across the Great Britain. Call us today and get your Scottish, Irish or English charitable company registered under way. If you need an assistance with a charitable company registrations in England, Wales, Scotland or North of Ireland, you can also speak to our business advisors between 9.30am-6.00pm Monday to Friday by telephoning + (0) 207.935.5171 or + (0) 330.808.0089 (national rates).

Charitable company registrations across the UK

Charity Company

Charitable company registrations: if you're currently running a not for profit organisation, it might be worth considering becoming a charitable company. Charitable company registration is incredibly easy with Coddan Formations Agent, and there are a number of advantages to becoming a charity.

Charities attract a lot of public recognition on account of being beneficial for society. The good work performed by charities puts them in a position of public trust, and this in turn can help with fundraising efforts. Charitable organisations are more likely to receive funding from both public and private bodies. As a matter of fact, certain funding sources and grants are available only to organisations with recognised charitable status.

Assets within charitable companies are locked, meaning they cannot be put to use for anything other than growing the company or other charitable objectives. Charity assets cannot be used for private benefit.

Tax relief for charities: perhaps one of the most attractive reasons to consider charitable company registration via Coddan Formations Agent is the variety of tax relief on offer. Charities are exempt from paying corporation on any profits made during the course of charitable provision (which, for a charity is the primary trading purpose).

Business rates are also drastically lower for charitable organisations – there is an 80% mandatory and 20% discretionary relief meaning that many charities effectively pay no business rates whatsoever. As a charitable organisation, Individual donations to the business are applicable for Gift Aid relief and you can expect to recoup all VAT you spend on goods and services.

Charitable company registration: now that you've established that your non-profit can benefit from charitable status, simply allow Coddan Formations Agent to do the rest. With a simple low-cost application process, it makes sense to work with one of the UK's most trusted registration agencies.

Why you should use Coddan to register a charitable company in the UK? If you are currently in the process of formation of a charitable company, Coddan Formations Agency is perfectly placed to ensure that your new charity is legally compliant and making the best use of the special rules surrounding registered charities.

Charities in the UK are governed by the Charities Act 2006. The Act sets out exactly what constitutes charitable purposes, but these usually include poverty relief, animal welfare, the promotion of human rights and the furthering of education programmes.

Registration of a charitable company in the Great Britain with Coddan: registering a charitable company in Scotland, North of Ireland, Wales and in England is straightforward and swift with Coddan Formations Agency, and our highly competitive rates make our charitable company registration services are extremely cost-effective. If you want to go ahead and register a charitable company, we will firstly establish it as a private company limited by guarantee. This is done with official documents that are approved by the Charity Commission as well as Companies House.

In addition, we will have to seek approval from Charity Commission if the proposed name for your new charitable start up contains the words "charitable" or "charity". Approval must be gained before Companies House will allow the charitable company to be registered. Our charitable company limited by guarantee registration options includes the approval from a Charity Commission to use such words as a "charitable" or "charity".

In most instances, to operate a charity in the UK, you will need to register a company limited by guarantee - something the company formation agents at Coddan will be able to help you with. However, you may be advised to set up a trust, an unincorporated association or a charitable incorporated organisation - depending on the nature and scale of your new venture.

Your new charitable company will need to meet requirements that are set out by the Charities Commission. For instance, your new charitable company must have clauses drafted into its memorandum of association stating the specific reasons for the charity company's registration, as well as any fundraising activities that may be employed. You will also need to make sure that a non-profit distribution clause and a dissolution clause are included in the charity registration paperwork. Again, the agents at Coddan Formations Agency can ensure that your new charitable company is compliant with these regulations.

In order to qualify for charitable status in the Great Britain, your new venture must provide an identifiable benefit to the public. We will work with you to ensure that those benefits are clearly identified and written in a way that leaves no room for interpretation. We will then help you to select an appropriate name for your charity by performing a company name search - as charity names must be unique.

CoddanFormations Agency will ensure that all the charitable company registration documents for your new charitable business are compiled and completed accurately, before submitting them to the Registrar of Companies. We will acquire a registration number for your charity, as well as helping you with the application process to the Charities Commission for official status.

For a fixed fee, the charitable company registration agents at Coddan Formations Agency will take care of all submissions of registration of charitable companies across the United Kingdom to Companies House. We will also be there to offer advice on taxation, the legal implications of registering a charity in the UK (North of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England) and your obligations as a director or owner.

If your new charity is forecasting an annual income of more than £5,000, your application for charitable status will be fully reviewed by the Charities Commission. However, we will be there with you every step of the way to ensure you get the advice and guidance you need.

The slightest errors or ambiguity in the wording of your charitable company registration documents could result in the Charities Commission refusing your application for special status. So allow us, as your charitable company incorporation agent in Scotland, England, Wales and Norther Ireland, to get your new charitable venture off to the best possible start.