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Closing a limited company

You can use this service to:

  • request to strike off a limited company

Before you start

You must:

  • tell all director(s) of the company about this request
  • read the guidance on closing a company

It costs £8.00 to submit a request to close a company (paid by debit or credit card, PayPal account or Companies House account).

You'll need:

  • the company number
  • the company authentication code
  • an email address for each director
  • a credit or debit card, PayPal account or Companies House account

Your request will need to be approved by the sole director if there's only 1, by both if there are 2, or by the majority if there are more than 2.

Other ways to close a company

You can also close a company by post.