All about company registration number

A company registration number is a unique number that is allotted to every company working in any country. This number is usually issued by the Companies House. This registration number is also known as the CRN or the Companies House Number. A registration number usually consists of 8 different number, 2 letter that is followed by 6 different numbers. The company registration number is displayed on different documents. The company owner does not have the right to select the company registration number. The number will be generated in a sequence based on the nature of your company.

When Company registration number is used?

There are a lot of situations in which you need to display your company registration number. The main situations in which the registration number will be used includes the following:

  • When you have to change the name of your company
  • When you have to change the office address of the registered company
  • When changing or setting up SAIL address
  • When the statutory records have to be moved to the registered office and SAIL address
  • When the company is appointing or approving the company’s director or company secretary
  • When details about the director of the company has to be changed
  • When your company has to file for the confirmation statement
  • When filling for the company’s annual accounts
  • When filling for the copies of resolution
  • When any kind of changes has been made to the share capital of the company
  • When the accounting reference date of the company has to be changed
  • When the company is to be dissolved
  • When registering for the corporation tax or filling for the company tax return
  • When you have to pay for the corporation tax
  • When you need to register your company with VAT or for submitting VAT
  • When registering for PAYE or submitting the PAYE reports
  • Filling for the company accounts
  • When the status of the company has to be changed from active to doormat

Places where the company registration number should be displayed:

According to the law, the company registration number should be displayed on the following:

  • Compliment slips
  • Letter heads
  • Emails
  • Faxes
  • Receipts
  • Invoices
  • Leaflets
  • Brochures
  • Order forms
  • Any other form of material that is used for printed marketing

If you want to find the company registration number of your business, you can find it on the public register or on any kind of official letters and documentations. Moreover, you can also find it on the certificate of incorporation. The name and the number of the company are displayed on the incorporation certificate. Apart from that, emails or other forms of correspondence that are used to complete the communication process with the other people over the country. If a company wants to change its name, it will also have to submit the registered number.