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Benefits of companies formation in Scotland

We have a number of low-cost limited company start-up packages in Scotland to suit different needs, and they start from as low as £24.99. We can help you with every step of the incorporation process, including filling in the required registration forms and submitting them electronically.

Formation of Scottish companies for British residents




This Scottish company formation with Barclays, RBS, or Lloyds business bank account is for clients, who have an address in Scotland, & want to keep it simple, paper free, no hassle or gimmicks.

The following documents will be sending via e-mail upon the start-up of a private company in Scotland:

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



This company establishment in Alba with guaranteed bank account is for people who already have a registered address in Scotland & require the company set-up plus extra documentation provided by e-mail & by post.

This Scottish private company establishment offer includes all services mentioned in the first option, plus:

  • The meeting of the board of directors;
  • Share certificates;
  • The company' register;
  • The laminated certificate of incorporation (free delivery by post).



This offer is for customers who want all the traditional trappings of Scottish company set-up with impressive bound documents.

This offer includes all Scottish LTD formation benefits mentioned in the first & the second 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 directors, elegant printed shares certificates & of course, the official rubber stamp; & certificate of the beneficial owner.



This company incorporation in Scotland package especially for expatriates & UK residents, who are requiring opening a company with a registered office address in Edinburgh.

This company creation in Edinburgh offer includes all company setting up benefits & items mentioned in the first & the second options, with the addition of:

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

Registration of Scottish companies for international clients




This company limited by shares formation in Scotland package especially for non-UK residents, who are requiring opening a firm with a legal address in Edinburgh.

The following items are included into this Scottish LTD set-up offer:

  • The certificate of incorporation, the memorandum & articles;
  • The company's registers, shares' certificates & meeting of the board of directors;
  • The registered office address;
  • The government mail forwarding & the secretarial compliance.



This business entity set-up in Scotland especially for non-UK residents, who are requiring registering a company with a business address in Edinburgh & a nominee director.

This Scottish company incorporation offer includes everything in the first option, together with the advantages of:

  • The provision of a nominee director & the signed power of attorney;
  • The signed, undated resignation letter from a nominee director;
  • The agreement for the provision of the nominee directorship service.



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

This entity registration in Scotland includes everything in the third company establishment option, plus:

  • The certification of all corporate documents including a power of attorney by practicing 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.



With this option, we will setting up a UK trust, provides two trustees, register a Scottish company and prepare the annual return (confirmation statement).

We added the following services into this opportunity:

  • The establishment of the trust with two local trustees;
  • The private company start-up with the fiduciary service;
  • The preparation of annual return (confirmation statement);
  • You do not need to be registered as a person with significant control for public records.
  • UK bank account & additional options are available.

Scottish limited company formation within 3 Hours with Coddan

At Coddan, we have many years' experience helping thousands of clients to register their own Scottish private companies registration and go on to achieve business success. Our experienced Scottish business registration consultants are available to talk to you at any time, giving you professional limited companies formation in Scotland advice that will give you clear options on how to proceed.

There are a number of company types in Alba you can choose from when forming a limited company in Scotland, including the popular limited liability partnership (LLP). We can advise on which is best suited to your business requirements and setting-up an entity for you with Companies House in Edinburgh. When clients choose Coddan Formations Agent to register  limited company in Scotland, they can avail of our streamlined application process. Simply filling out our online Scottish limited company incorporation form, which is approved by Companies House, is really all you need to do, and the private company in Scotland can be officially established in a matter of hours.

When a Scottish entity incorporation is complete you will receive all of the official statutory documentation for your records. In assisting our clients with company limited by shares registration in Alba, we provide additional services that are highly beneficial. These range from providing nominees to act as nominee directors or a nominee company secretary to an official registered office address in Edinburgh or Glasgow. We can forward mail sent to this address by the relevant authorities, such as HM Revenue & Customs and Companies House, including if you live overseas.

Our efficient Scottish companies start-up services don't end when your private company is incorporated, as we can help with several tasks to make your limited liability company compliant with the law and also more efficient. These services include bookkeeping and accounting services, taxation and preparing and filing annual returns and submitting annual accounts.


Same-day online limited company establishment in Scotland

Company Registration in Scotland

Why choose Coddan to register a limited company in Scotland? When you're starting out in business, you want to do it right from the outset. That means making sure the company is properly registered so there won't be any problems later on that may harm your firm, you need the best advice before registering your own limited company.

If you have an idea for registration of a Scottish limited company, opening a bank account for you company limited by shares; or registering a company with a shareholder agreement, becoming a public limited company, or register as a Scottishg limited liability partnership LLP - we can assist you with your organisation formation requirements.

Coddan provides professional & legal company limited by shares registration support and advice on all company' secretarial and directorship duties & internal management matters, including explanation of a limited company registration benefits, Scottish LP partnership  advantages & Scottish limited partnerships registration, tailored to suit our clients' business requirements.

Are you setting up a business in Scotland? You will need to officially register your company limited by shares in order to comply with the legal requirements set out in the Companies Act 2006. Coddan can provide professional help with private company registration and ensure that your company is set up with the appropriate legal structure, whether that is an LLP, limited partnership, public company, or a sole trader.

Our consultants are ready to answer your questions regarding limited company registration, so please get in touch so that we can help you take the first step towards making your business dreams a reality. If you need an assistance with a company registrations, 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).

Forming a private company in Scotland is simple and quick process

Guide to Registering Business in Scotland

Registering a business in Scotland, or anywhere, can be a daunting prospect. There's reams of paperwork and forms to be completed and all sorts of legal considerations - not to mention deciding on what kind of company is best suited to you.

At Coddan, we take the headache and hassle out of registering a business in Scotland. All you need to do is fill out our online application form, and we'll do the rest. Your application will be submitted to Companies House in Edinburgh and can be registered in as little as four to six hours.

You don't have to worry about expensive solicitors' fees either, as we have a range of highly competitive packages to suit various needs, starting with our Scottish company registration package that costs only £24.99, and there are no hidden extras to shock you later.

f you're not sure what kind of company you should establish, our expert business consultants are available to offer you initial advice, as well as right through the entire process, meaning you choose the company structure that best fits your needs, and it's properly established.

At Coddan, we are also able to offer a range of other services to assist in the registration of a business. We can provide nominees for directors or company secretary, if required. It may be that you don't have enough people to propose or you might not be resident in Scotland or be a foreigner. You might also want to protect your anonymity by having nominees.

In addition, we can also provide a registered office address in Edinburgh or Glasgow, so that you get the benefits of having a prestigious address and your business is shielded from official inspections and any creditors that might turn up demanding payment at your actual place of business.

All official mail from the authorities concerning your company can be forwarded on to you, even if you're overseas. Registering your own business with Coddan couldn't be simpler, easier or more cost-effective. Talk to us today and get your business registered in no time at all.