reserve a company name

Reserve or protect a company name

Choose a name for your company
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Checking the availability of your company name

Our system will search the companies house register for existing names that are the same or too similar to any name that you enter. If your name is not available to register, you can try a different name or try one of our suggested alternatives.

Enter a Company Name to Check Availability
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what do you get

  • We register your name with Companies House and maintain it for you for as long as you want to keep it
  • The registration is made by Duport so your personal information is not entered onto the public register
  • You get a contract from us giving you full rights to that company name
  • Nobody else may register this name or a name too similar to it
  • We file all documents required by statutory compliance law for your company name for as long as you wish to keep it registered

what does it cost

  • Name reservation costs just £65.00 per year
  • Each year you get the option to renew your company
  • At any stage we can transfer the company name to you if you are ready to trade with it or sell it for £59.00

how long does it take

  • The registration process takes around 5 minutes
  • We will submit your registration instantly using our direct system access
  • Companies House typically take 1-4 hours to approve it
  • Companies House don’t approve registrations during evenings and weekends, but your submission will be at the front of the queue ready for the next working day

how can you pay

  • Companies house only process Limited company requests Monday to Friday 9-5, but you can submit your application through this site any time
  • You should not assume your company name has been approved until you receive your official incorporation certificate from us

Notes:

  • Companies house only process Limited company requests Monday to Friday 9-5, but you can submit your application through this site any time
  • You should not assume your company name has been approved until you receive your official confirmation from us
  • If you allow your registration to expire, or do not notify Duport of your intention to renew your protection period, you will no longer have exclusive rights to this company name.

  • This service is not appropriate to users who intend to use this company name as a charity or limited by guarantee company. In this instance please contact a member of staff to discuss your options

  • We recommend you view the terms and conditions related to this product

  • All company name reservations made at Companies House Cardiff

  • Duport only reserve company names in England and Wales

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  • 0117 950 2667
  • 2nd Floor
    5 High St
    Westbury on Trym
    Bristol
    BS9 3BY