Northern Ireland Company Formations

Northern Ireland Company Incorporation
  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Articles of Association / Statutes
  • File the documents with the Companies Registry Northern Ireland
  • Appoint the Directors
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder

Northern Ireland Company Formations

The principal features of Northern Irish companies are:

  • Only one director is required to incorporate a company.
  • No nationality requirements for company directors.
  • A company secretary can be either an individual or company and does not have to be resident in Northern Ireland.
  • All companies must have at least one subscriber/shareholder, corporate or individual, at the time of incorporation although as with the other positions mentioned above initially these will be taken by your company registration agent who upon registration will resign and appoint the permanent officers.
  • Northern Ireland companies must have a registered office address located within the six counties.
  • Companies can have general objects although they require specific trading details using an identical listing system to the Republic's NACE Code.
  • The Companies Registry in Belfast normally takes 5 days to register a new Limited company
  • Shares should denominated in British Pounds Sterling or Euros.
  • It is not a requirement to visit Northern Ireland to complete your incorporation
  • Our companies incorporation system comply with the Northern Ireland Companies Acts

Registration Information Required

To incorporate a Northern Ireland company the following is required for the company registrar:

  • Proposed Company Name
  • Brief Description of Company Activities
  • Shareholders Details
  • Company Directors Details
  • Northern Ireland Registered Office Address
  • Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association - Which we draft for you.

Northern Ireland Company Name

We check that your Northern Ireland company name is acceptable and is not already incorporated with the Northern Ireland Companies Registry.

Company Incorporation Documents

Once incorporated we provide a set of corporate documents for your Northern Ireland company which, includes the Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum of Association the Articles of Association, first minutes and share certificates. Copies of the company incorporation documents are sent via email and the originals from the companies registry are sent to you in a corporate folder.

Registered Office

Your Northern Ireland company must have a registered office, which must be a physical address in Northern Ireland. The registered office is where documents may be legally served on the company. we provide this registered office service in Northern Ireland.

Company Directors and Shareholders

  • Directors and Shareholders may be of any nationality
  • The names of directors and shareholders are filed at the companies registry
  • There is no requirement to appoint a Northern Ireland resident director
  • The shareholders of the Northern Ireland company can be either corporations or individuals

To start the incorporation of your Northern Ireland company we initially only require, the proposed company name, details of the company directors, shareholders and the proposed activities.

We provide you with full expert assistance throughout every step of the Northern Ireland company formation process.

Northern Ireland Ltd Company Formation - 5 days
  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Articles of Association / Statutes
  • File the documents with the Companies Registry Northern Ireland
  • Appoint the Directors
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder
£680
Provision of the Registered Office in Northern Ireland (required) £420

Northern Ireland Company Formations

We can incorporate your Northern Ireland company, according to your specifications, please complete our enquiry form below:

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Northern Island fees to Incorporate
  • Time - 5 days to incorporate your Northern Irish company
  • Company Formation - £680
  • Registered Office Fee - £420
Northern Ireland Advantages
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • Shareholders - only 1 shareholder required
  • Shareholders - who may be either an individual or corporate body
  • Registered Office - your company requires a registered office in Northern Island, which we can provide
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process