How to register security at Companies House

The following Banking & Finance practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • How to register security at Companies House
  • The scope of this Practice Note
  • Why register a charge at Companies House?
  • How to register a charge at Companies House
  • Registration of obligor accessions to security documents
  • Paper filing
  • Electronic filing
  • 'Section 859D statement of particulars'
  • Particulars of a charge—Companies House forms
  • Companies
  • More...

How to register security at Companies House

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The scope of this Practice Note

This Practice Note explains how to register a charge at Companies House where the charge was created on or after 6 April 2013 by:

  1. a company incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) (a 'UK company'), or

  2. a limited liability partnership incorporated under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA 2000) (an 'LLP')

For information about how to register a company charge at Companies House where the charge was created before 6 April 2013, see: Registering security at Companies House—security created before 6 April 2013 [ARCHIVED].

This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:

  1. Registering security at Companies House, and

  2. Problems with registering security at Companies House—what to do next

For the purposes of CA 2006, Pt 25 (Company Charges), a 'charge' includes a mortgage. In the same way, references to a 'charge' in this

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