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Keep your home address private with a virtual office address & mailbox
Display a London registered office address on Companies House register and other company directories and access all your statutory mails in your Virtual mailbox from anywhere.

  • Central London WC2A address
  • Same day mail scanning
  • All your official mails accessible from your virtual mailbox
  • Stops junk mails and unwanted visitors arriving at your home

How does the virtual office address service work?

1. Select a Virtual Office Address plan

Pay monthly or save money with our annual plan. Both options provide a London registered office address and a virtual mailbox to manage all your business' official correspondence.

2. We update Companies House register with your new London address

Our London EC2 address will appear as your registered office address and director service address on Companies House register. This will be your official correspondence address with government agencies like HMRC, Companies House, ICO, HM Courts, and more.

3. We digitise your mail

Get your mail, wherever you are. We will scan, upload and organise all statutory letters to your virtual mailbox .

4. Enjoy peace of mind

Receive email and text notifications whenever a new letter has been uploaded into the virtual mailbox. Never miss a filing deadline.

5. Manage your business admin with Online Filings software-as-a-service filing platform

All virtual office address subscribers have access to Online Filings software. We support entrepreneurs throughout the business cycle, whether it’s to register with PAYE and hire their first employee, file quarterly VAT returns or submit an annual self-assessment tax return.

Streamline your paper workflow with a Virtual mailbox

  • Go paperless: we digitise your important document for you
  • All your official mails sorted and organised by folders in one place
  • Go remote: View and manage your important mail anywhere from any device
  • Unlimited Digital Mail Archiving: your documents are stored for as long as you have an active mail account with us.

Maintain your privacy with a Virtual Office Address Service

When you use your home address as your company registered office address, it becomes public information

  • Keeping your home address separate from your business protects you from minor inconveniences such as junk mail to more serious breaches such as identity theft
  • Using your home address can make you seem unreliable and unprofessional to customers
  • Angry customers can find your home address and may threaten you

Make your home address private NOW

How to change your registered office address in a few clicks

1. Select a Registered Office Package
The service is available for entrepreneurs who already have a Limited company or those about to start a new company.

2. Fill out our short simplified application in less than 5 min
No need to fill multiple time consuming forms, our process is 100% online. All paperwork is filed electronically on your behalf with Companies House to let them know about your new Central London Address (EC2)."

3. Your registered office and director service address change is completed
Companies House will take on average 48 hours to process the changes, once approved, you will be notified by email. A VAT invoice and a copy of your digital documents will be sent to you .

Where is the registered office located

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a registered office address?

Your registered office address is where official communications will be sent, for example letters from Companies House, HMRC or any other government agency.The address must be:
- a physical address in the UK
- in the same country your company is registered in, for example a company registered in Scotland must have a registered office address in Scotland.

A company’s registered office address is shown on the public register, available to everyone.

All companies are legally required to display the registered office address on business correspondence such as letters and the business website.

By virtue of Section 86 of the Companies Act 2006, every company must always have a registered office in the UK, even if it carries on its business from abroad (or just sells products online rather than from a physical location).

What is a director service address?

When a company is incorporated, a director must include their residential address and a service address. Directors do not have to live in the UK, but directors must provide a service address (or ‘correspondence’ address) in the UK, which will also be publicly available. Director's residential address will remain private.

Many of our clients choose to use our professional directors service address which allows them to use our prestigious London address as their directors service address. This will prevent their home address from showing on the public record (keep their home address confidential) and will look professional from prospective clients eyes. All statutory post from Companies House and HMRC will be scanned and forwarded free of charge.

What document will I need to provide to benefit from the service?

Online Filings Ltd is licenced by HMRC and thereforewe comply with the anti-money laundering regulations and our obligations to "know your customer". All clients will provide proof of their identity and proof of address.

For non UK resident clients - both the proof of ID and proof of residential address documents must be notarised by a Public Notary and accompanied by the relevant official stamp and signature.

You will be required to upload these after checkout. The service will remain suspended until the documents are correctly supplied.Your account will not be active until we receive your documents. You should not start to use your service until you receive approval confirmation by email.

Why would I want to use the Registered Office and Service Address service?

Many directors, company secretaries and shareholders only have one address - their residential address - so this is the address they use as their service address at Companies House. This means that their residential address is shown on the public record at Companies House and online on a variety of websites. By using Online Filings' Registered and Service Address service, directors, company secretaries and shareholders can keep their residential address confidential as our London EC2 address will be shown instead of their residential address.

Who can use this service?

This service can only be used by companies that are incorporated in England & Wales, or are in the process of planning to incorporate a company in this jurisdiction. Companies that have been formed either in Scotland (SC) or Northern Ireland (NI) are required to have a registered office in the same country as where they are registered.

What is the difference between a registered office and a business address?

As the official address of your company, only statutory mail from government agencies is delivered to the registered office. A business address, on the other hand, is used as a contact point for all other kinds of correspondence from clients, suppliers and other third parties.

Companies that operate in different areas of the UK and/or overseas may have multiple business addresses to establish a presence in each of these places. There is no legal requirement to have a business address that matches your registered office. Online Filings does offer however in addtion to the registered address and service address a business address service.


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