Special Resolution to change Company Name


Special Resolution to change Company Name

Special Resolution to change Company Name

If you decide to change your company name, Companies House needs to be notified in order to amend their register.
A Special Resolution is required to change the name of a Company. In order to do so, you will need to either
  • Pass a Special Resolution at a General Meeting; or
  • Pass a Special Written Resolution that the Company Name is about to be changed to the new name

  • And if the company has share capital, the annual return must also contain
  • the nominal value of total issued share capital
  • the names and addresses of shareholders and the number and type of shares they hold or transfer from other shareholders

Being a Special Resolution, it will need 75% of the votes from the members entitled to vote

What is Included

  • Filing Fee

  • Submission of NM01 form and Special Resolution to Companies House

  • Change of name Certificate from Companies House


Additional Information

  • The process should take about 2 - 3 working days