Register as a Sole Trader Today
Join the 3.4 million sole traders in the UK & run your own business as an individual - with Online Filings it's fast, easy, affordable and done right.
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Unique Tax Reference Sent at Home
Company Name Reservation Service
with every new incorporation
Become Sole Trader is as easy as 1 | 2 | 3
1. Select one of our sole trader package
You can trade under your own name, or you can choose our name reservation service to register your business name at Companies House while trading as a sole trader (see more information in our FAQ).
2. Complete a simple form in 5 min
Once your payment has been accepted, you'll be directed to fill out our short 100% online application. We'll take care of sending your application to HMRC and Companies House (for name reservation service).
3. Receive your Unique Tax Reference at home
Your UTR confirms that you have started trading as sole trader. This code is confidential and can only be sent by HMRC by post.
Start Your Limited Company Using a Formation Agent
Online Filings offers entrepreneurs, professional expert advice and assistance to register a company and provide:
Online Filings is a Companies House authorised formation agent and approved filing and secretarial software provider. This means that we have developped our own incorporation software, approved by Companies House which securely sends all your information directly to Companies House.
Fast and Easy Process
We have simplified the formation process by creating a streamlined registration form. Our online digital assistant provides useful tips for a step by step support. Your limited company can be incorporated within a few hours and your new business bank account will be ready within days.
Lifetime Customer Support
Call, email or chat; we’re here for you. We provide help with added services after your business has been incorporated.