Last updated Dec 17, 2023 and written by Tom Richardson

What is… A Certificate of Incorporation?

Last Updated: 20/08/2014

The Certificate of Incorporation is the main document which states your limited company is in existence. It includes your company name and number. In the UK, a certificate of incorporation is usually a simple certificate issued by the relevant government registry as confirmation of the due incorporation and valid existence of the company.

The certificate is often Certificate of Incorporationrequired by various banks when opening a business bank account.

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