A Certificate of Good Standing is an official document that confirms a company has met all of its filing obligations with Companies House, the UK registrar of companies, such as the Confirmation Statement and Annual Accounts. The purpose of the Certificate of Good Standing is to demonstrate (to potential customers, partners and investors) that a company is fully operational, compliant and legitimate - in short, in good standing.
For a limited by shares company, the certificate will include the following information:
- Date of Incorporation
- List of Directors
- Registered Office Address
- States that the company is up to date with its filing requirements.