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Appointment and Resignation of Company Director in 5 min. Our service includes the filing of Companies House forms as well as all other paperwork necessary to appoint or resign a company director and keep your company records up-to-date and compliant.

  • No paper forms or signature
  • Companies House Fees Included
  • Fully Managed Same Day Processing
  • Approved Secretarial software

How to appoint and/or resign a company Director?


1. Find your company in Companies House register
Find the company for which you want to appoint and/or resign a company Director 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 package then fill out our short 100% online application. We'll file the required form electronically with Companies House to appoint or resign a director.


3. Your Director Appointment or Resignation is completed
Companies House will take on average 48 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.


Use Online Filings to appoint or resign your company director

Use Our Companies House Approved Secretarial Software to Appoint or Remove a Director For Your Limited Company Online.


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


Fast and Easy Process
To proceed your director appointment or resignation, you will just need to provide us with your company number and authentication code as well as the details of the new director to appoint or the name of the director to remove.


Lifetime Customer Support
Call, email or chat; we’re here for you. We provide help with added services after your change of address has been filed.


Frequently Asked Questions

What information do I need to provide to appoint a new director?

A Standard Industrial Classification code or SIC code is a 5-digit code and describes the main business activity of a company.
This provides Companies House, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and other government bodies with a comprehensive framework of data and insight into UK businesses and industries.
Even if your company is dormant (99999) or non-trading (74990) you'll still need to provide the appropriate SIC code.


What is a company director’s role?

The vast majority of companies select a single SIC code which they feel describes the nature of their business. However, you can choose up to four SIC codes, so if a single code just can’t on its own describe what the company does, you can choose to include more than one.


How many directors does a limited company require?

There are many reasons why you may want to change your SIC code:

- Your principal business has changed
- You entered the wrong SIC code when you established your company. This is easy to do if your business carries out multiple forms of work. And many of these SIC codes are extremely vague.
- Your business has expanded and you want to incorporate new SIC codes into your company. You can actually have up to four industrial SIC codes.


Are directors also shareholders?

Directors do not have to be shareholders. Their role is to run the company, so there is no requirement to also be an owner if they do not wish to be; however, if existing shareholders do want to offer shares to the directors, this is perfectly acceptable and fairly common.


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From our business users



  • customer review
    Mark Thomas
    2 reviews


    5 stars    Invited

    First class service
    First class service, did exactly what was promised and even agree to refund initial fee if they could not deliver. thank you


    2 days after first filing

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    Lee Ratcliff
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    Excellent process for me.
    This process was extremely easy and something that I thought would be difficult, when I sent a question it was answered within hours and further more my registration was set up in 36 hours.


    3 days after first filing

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    Katrina Stothers
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    Quick and simple
    Quick, simple and on line guidance is great.


    3 days after first filing

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    Duncan
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    Very easy to use
    Very easy to use, quick clear confirmation e mail sent.


    8 days after first filing