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  1. CATEGORY ACC: ACCOUNTS
    AA: Annual Accounts
    AAMD: Amended Accounts
     
  2. CATEGORY RET: ANNUAL RETURNS
    363: Annual Return
    363a: Annual Return
    363b: Annual Return
    363s: Annual Return
    363x: Annual Return
    363CYM: Annual Return (Welsh language form)
     
  3. CATEGORY DIR: 288 DOCUMENTS
    288a: Notice of appointment of directors or secretaries
    288b: Notice of resignation of directors or secretaries
    288c: Notice of change of directors or secretaries or in their particulars
    288aCYM: Notice of appointment of directors or secretaries (Welsh language form).
    288bCYM: Notice of resignation of directors or secretaries (Welsh language form).
    288cCYM: Notice of change of directors or secretaries or in their particulars (Welsh language form).
     
  4. CATEGORY ROC: 287 DOCUMENTS
    287: Change in situation or address of Registered Office
    287CYM: Change in situation or address of Registered Office (Welsh language form)
     
  5. CATEGORY NEWC: NEW COMPANIES
    NEWINC: New Incorporation documents
    10: First Directors and secretary and intended situation of Registered Office
    10CYM: First Directors and secretary and intended situation of Registered Office (Welsh language form).
    12: Declaration on application for registration
    12CYM: Declaration on application for registration (Welsh language form).
    BR1: Return delivered for registration of a branch of an oversea company
    691: Return and declaration delivered for registration of a place of business of an oversea company
     
  6. CATEGORY MORT: MORTGAGE DOCUMENTS
    6.1 England/Wales

    ZMORT REG: Mortgage Register
    395: Particulars of a mortgage or charge
    397: Particulars for the registration of a charge to secure a series of debentures
    397a: Particulars of an issue of secured debentures in a series
    398: Certification of registration in Scotland or Northern Ireland of a charge comprising property situated there
    400: Particulars of a mortgage or charge subject to which property has been acquired
    401: Register of Charges, Memoranda of Satisfaction and Appointments etc of Receivers
    403a: Declaration of satisfaction in full or in part of a mortgage or charge
    403b: Declaration that part of the property or undertaking charges (a) has been released from the charge; (b) no longer forms part of the company's property or undertaking

    6.2 Scotland

    410: Particulars of a charge created by a company registered in Scotland
    413: Particulars for the registration of a charge to secure a series of debentures
    413a: Particulars of an issue of debentures out of a series of secured debentures
    416: Particulars of a charge subject to which property has been acquired by a company registered in Scotland
    419a: Application for registration of a memorandum of satisfaction in full or in part of a registered charge.
    419b: Application for registration of a memorandum of fact that part of the property charged (a) has been released from the charge; (b) no longer forms part of the company's property
    466: Particulars of an instrument of alteration to a floating charge created by a company registered in Scotland
     
  7. CATEGORY CAP: CAPITAL
    52: Particulars of contract relating to shares allotted as fully or partly paid up otherwise than in cash on or before 15/3/88
    88(2): Return of allotments of shares issued for cash or by way of capitalisation of reserves (bonus issues)
    88(2)R: Return of allotments of shares issued for cash or by way of capitalisation of reserves (bonus issues) - revised form
    88(2)O: Return of allotments of shares issued for other than cash - original document
    88(3): Particulars of a contract relating to shares allotted as fully or partly paid up otherwise than in cash
    SA: Shares agreement
    122: Notice of consolidation, division, sub-division, redemption or cancellation of shares, or conversion, re-conversion of stock into shares
    123: Notice of increase in nominal capital
    128(1): Statement of rights attached to allotted shares
    128(3): Statement of particulars of variation of rights attached to shares
    128(4): Notice of assignment of name or new name to any class of shares
    129(1): Statement by a company without share capital of rights attached to newly created class of members
    129(2): Statement by a company without share capital of particulars of a variation of members' class rights
    129(3): Notice by a company without share capital of assignment of a name or other designation to a class of members
    155(6)a: Declaration in relation to assistance for the acquisition of shares
    155(6)b: Declaration by the directors of a holding company in relation to assistance for the acquisition of shares
    157: Notice of application made to the Court for the cancellation of a special resolution regarding financial assistance for the acquisition of shares
    169: Return by a company purchasing its own shares
    169(1B): Return by a public company purchasing its own shares for holding in treasury
    169A(2): Return by a public company cancelling or selling shares from treasury
    173: Declaration in relation to the redemption or purchase of shares out of capital
    176: Notice of application to the Court for the cancellation of a resolution for the redemption or purchase of shares out of capital
    PROSP: Prospectus
    *RESO4: Increase in nominal capital
    *RESO5: Decrease in nominal capital
    PUC2: Return of allotments of shares issued for cash on or before 15/3/1988
    PUC5: Statement of amounts or further amounts paid on nil paid or partly paid on or before 15/3/1988
    PUC30: Return of allotments of shares issued wholly or partly paid up otherwise than in cash on or before 15/3/1988

    *RES (resolution) forms can be in the form, SRES, ORES, ERES or WRES relating to: special resolution, ordinary resolution, extraordinary resolution or written resolution
     
  8. CATEGORY LIQ: LIQUIDATION DOCUMENTS
    a. England/Wales

    1.1: Report of meeting approving voluntary arrangement
    1.2: Order or revocation or suspension of voluntary arrangement
    1.3: Voluntary arrangement's supervisor's abstracts of receipts and payments
    1.4: Notice of completion of voluntary arrangement
    2.6: Notice of Administration Order
    2.7: Administration Order
    2.15: Administrator's Abstract of receipts and payments
    2.18: Notice of Order to deal with charged property
    2.19: Notice of discharge of Administration Order
    2.20: Notice of variation of Administration Order
    2.21: Statement of Administrator's proposals
    2.23: Notice of result of meeting of creditors
    3.3: Statement of Affairs in Administrative receivership following report to creditors
    3.4: Certificate of constitution of creditors
    3.5: Administrative Receiver's report to change in membership of creditors' committee
    3.6: Abstract of receipt and payments in receivership
    3.7: Notice of Administrative Receiver's death
    3.8: Notice of Order to dispose of charged property
    3.10: Administrative Receiver's report
    4.13: Notice to Official Receiver of winding-up order
    4.20: Statement of company's affairs
    4.31: Notice of Appointment of Liquidator in winding up by the Court
    4.33: Notice of resignation of Voluntary Liquidator under section 171(5) of Insolvency Act 1986
    4.35: Order of Court granting Voluntary Liquidator leave to resign
    4.38: Certificate of removal of Voluntary Liquidator
    4.40: Notice of ceasing to act as Voluntary Liquidator
    4.43: Notice of final meeting of creditors
    4.44: Notice of death of Voluntary Liquidator
    4.46: Notice of vacation of office by Voluntary Liquidator
    4.48: Notice of constitution of liquidation committee
    4.51: Certificate that creditors have been paid in full
    4.68: Liquidator's statement of receipts and payments
    4.69: Order of court appealing against Secretary of State's decision under section 203(4) or section 205(4) of Insolvency Act 1986
    4.70: Declaration of Solvency
    4.71: Return of final meeting in members' voluntary winding-up
    4.72: Return of final meeting in creditors' voluntary winding-up
    405(1): Notice of appointment of Receiver
    405(2): Notice of ceasing to act of Receiver
    600: Notice of appointment of Liquidator in a voluntary winding up (Members or Creditors)
    COCOMP: Order to wind up
    COLIQ: Orders to rescind, defer or stay
    F14: Notice of wind up
    L64.01: Early dissolution request
    L64.01HC: Early dissolution request
    L64.04: Directions to defer dissolution
    L64.06: Directions to defer dissolution
    L64.06HC: Directions to defer dissolution
    L64.07: Release of Official Receiver
    L64.07HC: Release of Official Receiver
    LRESEX: Extraordinary resolution in creditors; voluntary liquidation
    LRESSP: Ordinary resolution in members' voluntary liquidation
    RELREC: Official Receiver's release
    SPECPEN: Certificate of specific penalty

    b. Scotland

    1.1(scot): Report of a meeting approving voluntary arrangement
    1.2(scot): Notice of order of revocation or suspension of voluntary arrangement
    1.3(scot): Notice of voluntary arrangement's supervisor's abstract of receipts and payments
    1.4(scot): Notice of completion of voluntary arrangement
    2.1(scot): Notice of petition for administration order
    2.2(scot): Notice of administration order
    2.3(scot): Notice of dismissal of petition for administration order
    2.4(scot): Notice of discharge of administration order
    2.7(scot): Notice of statement of administrator's proposals
    2.8(scot): Notice of result of meeting of creditors
    2.9(SC): Administrator's abstract of receipts and payments
    2.11(scot): Notice of order to deal with secured property
    2.12(scot): Notice of variation of administration order
    4.2(SC): Notice of winding up order
    4.6(SC): Liquidator's statement of receipts and payment
    4.9(SC): Notice of appointment of Liquidator
    4.11(SC): Notice of removal of Liquidator
    4.14(SC): Certificate of release of Liquidator
    4.16(SC): Notice of resignation of Liquidator
    4.17(SC): Notice of final meeting of creditors
    4.18(SC): Notice of death of Liquidator
    4.19(SC): Notice of vacation of office by Liquidator
    4.20(SC): Certificate of constitution of creditors/liquidation committee
    4.22(SC): Notice of constitution/continuance of liquidation/creditors committee
    4.25(SC): Declaration of solvency
    4.26(SC): Return of final meeting in a voluntary winding up
    4.27(SC): Notice of courts order sisting proceedings in winding up by the court
    4.28(SC): Notice under sections 204(6) or 205(6)
    600: Notice of appointment of Liquidator in a voluntary winding up
    COLIQ: Court order to dissolve in post 29/12/86 compulsory liquidation
    COLIQ86: Court order to dissolve in a pre 29/12/86 compulsory liquidation
    CO4.2S: Court Order for notice of wind up
    1(scot): Notice of appointment of a Receiver by the holder of a floating charge
    2(scot): Notice of appointment of a Receiver by the Court
    3(scot): Notice of the Receiver ceasing to act or of his removal
    3.3(scot): Notice of receiver's death
    3.4(scot): Notice of authorisation to dispose of secured property
    3.5(scot): Notice of Receiver's report
    LRESEX: Extraordinary resolution in creditors' voluntary liquidation
    LRESSP: Ordinary resolution in members' voluntary liquidation
     
  9. CATEGORY CON: CHANGE OF NAME
    CERTNM: Change of name certificate
    SRES15: Change of Name Special Resolution
     
  10. CATEGORY MISC: MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS
    England/Wales and Scotland

    AUD: Auditor's letter of resignation
    AUDR: Auditor's report
    AUDS: Auditor's statement
    BONA: Bona Vacantia disclaimer
    BS: Balance sheet
    BR1: Return delivered for registration of a branch of an oversea company
    BR2: Return by an oversea company subject to branch registration of an alteration to constitutional documents
    BR3: Return by an oversea company subject to branch registration, for alteration of company particulars
    BR4: Return by an oversea company subject to branch registration of change of directors or secretary or of their particulars
    BR5: Return by an oversea company subject to branch registration of change of address or other branch particulars
    BR6: Return of change of person authorised to accept service or to represent the branch of an oversea company or of any change in their particulars
    BR7: Return by an oversea company of the branch at which the constitutional documents of the company have been registered in substitution for a previous branch
    BUSADDCH: Business address changed
    CENT8: Notice of closure of a place of business of an oversea company
    CERT1: Re-registration of a company from unlimited to limited
    CERT2: Re-registration of a company from unlimited to limited with a change of name
    CERT3: Re-registration of a company from limited to unlimited
    CERT4: Re-registration of a company from limited to unlimited with a change of name
    CERT5: Re-registration of a company from private to public
    CERT6: Re-registration of a company from unlimited to PLC
    CERT7: Re-registration of a company from private to public with a change of name
    CERT8: Certificate to entitle a public company to commence business and borrow
    CERT10: Re-registration of a company from public to private
    CERT11: Re-registration of a company from public to private with a change of name
    CERT14: Certificate of registration of a resolution on reduction of share capital
    CERT15: Certificate of registration of order of court and minute on reduction of share capital
    CERT16: Certificate of registration of order of court and minute on reduction of share capital and share premium account
    CERT17: Certificate of registration of order of court and minute on reduction of share capital and cancellation of share premium account
    CERT18: Certificate of registration of order of court and minute on reduction of share capital, cancellation of share premium account and cancellation of capital redemption reserve
    CERT19: Certificate of registration of order of court on reduction of share premium account
    CERT20: Certificate of registration of order of court on reduction of share capital and cancellation of capital redemption reserve
    CERT21: Certificate of registration of order of court and minute on cancellation of share premium account
    CERTIPS: Registration as Friendly Society
    COAD: Instrument issued under Section 244(5)
    COADLETT: Letter to company regarding its request for an extension of time to deliver their annual accounts
    DISS6: Notice of striking-off action suspended
    DISS40: Notice of striking-off action discontinued
    DO1: Notice of disqualification of an individual
    DO2: Notice of disqualification order against a body corporate
    DO3: Notice of leave granted in relation to a disqualification order
    DO4: Notice of a variation or cessation of a disqualification order
    EEIG1: Statement of name, official address, members, objects and duration for EEIG whose official address is in Great Britain
    EEIG2: Statement of name, establishment address in Great Britain and members of an EEIG whose official address is outside the UK
    EEIG3: Notice of manager's particulars, and of termination of appointment where the official address of the EEIG is in Great Britain
    EEIG4: Notice of documents and particulars required to be filed
    EEIG5: Notice of setting up or closure of an establishment of an EEIG
    EEIG6: Statement of name, other than registered name, under which an EEIG whose official address is outside Great Britain proposes to carry on business in substitution for name previously approved
    ELRES: Elective resolution
    GAZ1: First notification of strike-off action in London Gazette (Section 652)
    GAZ2: Second notification of strike-off action in London Gazette (Section 652)
    GAZ1(A): First notification of strike-off in London Gazette (Section 652A)
    GAZ2(A): Second notification of strike-off action in London Gazette (Section 652A)
    LET-CESS: Notice of closure of a place of business of an oversea company
    LETT-CESS: Notice of closure of a branch of an oversea company
    MA: Memorandum and Articles
    MAR: Memorandum and Articles - used in re-registration
    MISC: Miscellaneous document
    OC: Order of Court
    OC-DV: Order of Court - dissolution void
    OC-PRI: Order of Court for re-registration to private company
    OC138: Order of Court (Section 138)
    OC425: Order of Court (Section 425)
    OCREREG: Order of Court for re-registration
    *RES02: Resolution to re-register
    *RES03: Exempt from appointment of auditor
    *RES06: Reduction of issued capital
    *RES07: Financial assistance in shares acquisition
    *RES08: Purchase own shares
    *RES09: Confirmation of dissolution
    *RES10: Allotment of securities
    *RES11: Disapplication of pre-emption rights
    *RES12: Vary share rights/names
    *RES13: Other resolution
    *RES14: Capital/bonus issue
    *RES16: Redemption of shares
    SOAD(A): Striking-off action discontinued (Section 652A)
    SOAS(A): Striking-off action suspended (Section 652A)
    VAL: Valuation Report
    (W)ELRES: Written elective resolution
    6: Cancellation of alteration to the objects of a company
    43(3): Application by a private company for re-registration as a public company
    43(3)e: Declaration on application by a private company for re-registration as a public company
    49(1): Application by a limited company to be re-registered as unlimited
    49(8)a: Members' assent to company being re-registered as unlimited
    49(8)b: Statutory declaration by directors as to members' assent to re-register a company as unlimited
    51: Application by an unlimited company to be re-registered as limited
    53: Application by a public company for re-registration as a private company
    54: Application to the Court for cancellation of resolution for re-registration
    92(SC): Liquidator's statement of accounts (for Scottish companies only)
    97: Statement for the amount or rate per cent of any commission payable in connection with the subscription of shares
    117: Application by a public company for certificate to commence business and statutory declaration in support
    139: Application by a public company for re-registration as a private company following a Court Order reducing capital
    147: Application by a public company for re-registration as a private company following cancellation of shares and reduction of nominal value of issued capital
    190: Notice of place where a register of holders of debentures or a duplicate is kept or of any change in that place
    190a: Notice of a place where a register of holders of debentures of a duplicate is kept or of any change in that place where the register is in non-legible form
    224: Notice of accounting reference date (to be delivered within 9 months of incorporation)
    225: Change of Accounting Reference Date
    225(1): Notice of new accounting reference date given during the course of an accounting reference period
    225(2): Notice by a holding or subsidiary company of a new accounting reference date given after the end of an accounting reference period
    225CYM: Change of accounting reference date (Welsh form)
    242: Notice of claim to extension of period allowed for laying and delivering accounts - oversea business or interests
    244: Notice of claim to extension of period allowed for laying and delivering accounts - oversea business or interests
    266(1): Notice of intention to carry on business as an investment company
    266(3): Notice that a company no longer wishes to be an investment company
    318: Location of directors' service contracts
    325: Location of register of directors' interests in shares etc
    325a: Location of register of directors' interests in shares etc where the register is in non-legible form
    353: Register of members
    353a: Register of members in non-legible form
    362: Notice of place where an oversea branch register is kept, of any change in that place, or of discontinuance of any such register
    362a: Notice of place where an oversea branch register is kept, of any change in that place, or of discontinuance of any such register where the register is in a non-legible form
    386: Notice of passing of resolution removing an auditor
    652A: Application for striking off
    652C: Withdrawal of application for striking off
    680a: Application by joint stock company for registration under Part XXII of the Companies Act 1985, and Declaration and related statements
    680b: Application by a company which is not a joint stock company for registration under Part XXII of the Companies Act 1985, and Declaration and related statements
    684: Registration under Part XXII of the Companies Act 1985. List of members - existing joint stock company
    685: Declaration on application by a joint stock company for registration as a public company
    686: Registration under Part XXII of the Companies Act 1985 Statutory Declaration verifying list of members
    691-REREG: Registration of a place of business of an oversea company previously registered as a branch
    692(1)(a): Return of alteration in the charter, statutes etc of an oversea company subject to place of business registration
    692(1)(b): Return of alteration in the directors or secretary of an oversea company subject to place of business registration or in their particulars
    692(1)(c): Return of alteration in the names or addresses of persons resident in Great Britain authorised to accept service on behalf of an oversea company subject to place of business registration
    692(2): Return of change in the corporate name of an oversea company subject to place of business registration
    694(4)(a): Statement of name, other than corporate name, under which an oversea company proposes to carry on business in Great Britain
    694(4)(b): Statement of name, other than corporate name, under which an oversea company proposes to carry on business in Great Britain in substitution for a name previously registered
    695A(3): Notice of closure of a branch of an oversea company
    701(a): Notice of accounting reference date (to be delivered within 9 months of incorporation) for an oversea company subject to section 700
    701(b): Notice of new accounting reference date given during the course of an accounting reference period for an oversea company subject to section 700
    701(c): Notice by an oversea holding or subsidiary company of new accounting reference date given after the end of an accounting reference period subject to section 700
    703P(1): Return by an oversea company that the company is being wound up
    703P(3): Notice of appointment of a Liquidator of an oversea company
    703(P)(5): Notice by the Liquidator of an oversea company concerning the termination of liquidation of the company
    703Q(1): Return by an oversea company which becomes subject to insolvency proceedings, etc
    703Q(2): Return by an oversea company on cessation of insolvency proceedings, etc
    CLOSE: Scheme of Arrangement
    EXLIQ: Request for dissolution of company where liquidator has ceased to act.

    *RES (resolution) forms can be in the form, SRES, ORES, ERES or WRES relating to: special resolution, ordinary resolution, extraordinary resolution or written resolution.

  11. LLP DOCUMENTS
The majority of the above document codes that apply to companies also apply to Limited Liability Partnerships and have the same purpose or significance.
Note, however, that LLPs do NOT file Partnership Agreements at Companies House. Nor do they file Share Capital documents, Resolutions, Memorandum of Association or Articles of Association.


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