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Make Your Limited Company Dormant in 5 min

Our service includes the filing of Companies House forms as well as all other paperwork necessary to make your Limited Company Dormant.


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Fully managed same day processing
Companies House fee included
Companies House Approved Software
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How to make your Limited Company dormant?



1. Find your company in Companies House register

Find the company for you want to make dormant and choose a package that's right for you.

2. Fill out our short simplified application in less than 5 min

Select one of our packages then fill out our short 100% online form. We'll file the paperwork electronically with Companies House.

3. Your Company Change to dormant status is completed

Companies House will take on average 24 hours to process the changes, once approved, you will be notified by email and a VAT invoice and a copy of your digital documents will be sent to you



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Use Online Filings to Change the Activity of your Limited Company



Use Our Companies House Approved Secretarial Software to Change the activity of your Limited Company Online



Professional Services

Online Filings is a Companies House authorised formation agent. This means that we have developped our own Secretarial Software, approved by Companies House which securely sends all your information directly to Companies House.

Fast and Easy Process

To process your limited Company Activity Change, you will just need to provide us with your director authentication code

Lifetime Customer Support

Call, email or chat; we’re here for you. We provide help with added services after your confirmation statement has been filed.



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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a dormant company according to Companies House?

Your company is called dormant by Companies House if it had no significant transactions in the financial year. Significant transactions don’t include:
- Filing fees paid to Companies House
- Penalties for late filing of accounts
- Money paid for shares when the company was incorporated

What do I need to do for my limited company to become dormant?

- Pay any outstanding bills and cancel any business contracts. These might, for example, include leases of buildings or equipment, insurance, utilities, telephone and internet services previously used.
- Pay any final wages due to employees and close the company’s payroll scheme.

What are the obligations of a dormant company

Dormant companies must continue to meet a number of other Companies House filing obligations, including:

- Filing your confirmation statement yearly
- File your dormant annual accounts at Companies House and HMRC



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