Check if your company name is available


The following restrictions and requirements must be taken into account when choosing a company name:

  • It must be unique – it cannot be the same as or too like the name of an existing company
  • If you are forming a Limited company it must end with ‘Limited’ or ‘LTD’
  • Certain characters, signs, symbols, and punctuation are not permitted
  • It cannot suggest a connect with HM Government, a devolved government or administration, or a specified public authority
  • Permission is required if it includes any sensitive words or expressions
  • It should not be offensive or include offensive words
  • It can only contain a maximum of 180 characters
  • You must not include ‘www’ at the beginning
  • For more information, please use the link below: