Register a free UK limited company in minutes with an instant bank account.
Free Company Registration
Free HMRC Registration
Instant Bank Account: 1-Year No Monthly/Annual Fees.
1, 2, 3+ As many directors as you want
HMRC & Companies House Authorised.
We do not charge company registration fees. You get a free company registration with Companies House. We will also automatically register your company with HMRC.
Instant Bank Account
Your company will need a bank account. You get an instant company bank account with a few clicks, no annual or monthly fees for 12 months. The bank account is with Cashplus Bank.
One or More Directors
You may have as many directors and shareholders as you wish. Some company registration services restrict how many directors you may have in your company.
Register a Limited Company in Minutes
1. Pick a Name
Pick a company name. Our web & mobile app helps you find the name that works. Our systems automatically check name availability with Companies House.
2. Shareholders & Directors
Shareholders are the people who own the company. Directors are the people who run the company. For most small businesses, you will be both a director & a shareholder.
3. Bank Account
Companies need bank accounts. You may get an instant bank account when you use MachFast. Cashplus Bank will open a bank account when your company is opened (subject to checks, T&Cs).
Your Limited Company
You get all your documents in a digital form. Your company name & registration information will be publicly available on the Companies House website. If you choose to open a bank account, your company will have a fully digital instant bank account.
The certificate of incorporation is conclusive evidence that the requirements of the Companies Act 2006 as to registration have been complied with and that the company is duly registered under this Act.
Articles of Association
All limited companies must have articles of association. “Model” articles of association are the standard default articles a company can use. The articles are a set of rules or ‘by-laws’ about managing a company.
When using MachFast you may choose to open an instant company bank account with a few clicks with Cashplus Bank (subject to checks). The bank account comes with no annual or monthly fees for 1 year.
Five Star Reviews
We are grateful to many customers who started their companies using MachFast. Thank you for giving us five star reviews on Trustpilot, Google Reviews, iOS and Android app stores.
“I can’t believe how amazing this app is! Set up my company under 5′ & was registered under 24 hours. The service is immaculate, fast response…quality customer service at its finest.” Elysian Silk Company
“I have opened a few companies in my time and this was without doubt the easiest, quickest, simplest and most cost effective method I have ever used. Would definitely recommend.” Comments Ltd.
“Absolutely incredibly fast and easy to complete. Brilliant innovation & also a personal call from the company owners made it a very person centered approach. Will definitely recommend.” BCS Serv Ltd.
Free Business Start Guide
Thinking about launching a business? Download our free ultimate guide now. Our guide covers everything you need to know when first starting a business. Learn about different business types (such as sole traders and limited companies), how to create a budget, research your ideas and get financing.
Instantly Open a Bank Account
If you already have a company or you may be a sole trader, open a business bank account in a few minutes, with our partners, Cashplus Bank. You will have no annual or monthly fees for the first year. Cashplus is a UK based, FCA regulated bank. Funds are protected up to £85,000 under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
Why trust MachFast?
Our service is easy, secure and properly regulated. The law requires us to be properly regulated and authorised. HMRC and Companies House are our regulators.
✔ HMRC & Companies House Authorised
✔ 2-Factor Bank Grade Authentication Security
✔ £1mn Hiscox data protection insurance.
Comparison with other company registration services
We appreciate that you may have different options when registering a company. We put together a brief comparison of different services that you may choose to register your limited company.
|FinTech Start Ups||Formation Agents|
|Free Company Registration||X|
|Instant Bank Account |
with a regulated Bank – No Annual or Monthly Fees for 12 months
|Multiple Directors & Shareholders||X|
|Don’t need to buy additional services||X|
|HMRC & Companies House Authorisation||Some formation services are not properly authorised|
|Web & Mobile Apps||X||X|
Frequently Asked Questions
How long to register a company?
Company registration takes 5 minutes when using our app. Companies House will then register your company within one business day (sometimes 2 business days).
Do I need a company bank account?
You do not need a company bank account to register a company. Once your company is registered, you may want to get a company bank account right away.
What do I need to register a company?
You will have to have your personal information ready (such as Date of Birth) and company information (such as your business address). Please note that you have to be a UK resident and your company needs to have a UK based address.
Can I really register a company for free?
Yes, you can really register a company for free. You do not need to buy expensive company formation packages or expensive services from us. If you open a bank account, we may receive introducer fees from our banking partners.
Does MachFast register my company with Companies House?
Yes, MachFast registers your company with Companies House. Our web & mobile application makes the process super easy for you. Just answer a few questions and you are done in minutes.
Is MachFast properly regulated and authorised?
Yes, MachFast’s company registration service is authorised by HMRC and Companies House. Only authorised businesses may register companies. Our HMRC authorisation number is: XGML00000147536.
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