You don't need to apply for a business licence if you meet all three of the following criteria:
have 'entitled' or 'entitled to work' status, and
you're the only employee, and
you work for less than 8 hours per week
If this applies to you, complete the steps below.
If you hold a trading licence and need to register your business name
If you already have a business / trading licence from Customer and Local Services, but you need to register another business name, you will need to create a myRegistry account. Once registered select 'start new submission' and then 'business name registration'.
Complete the form below and upload it in myRegistry.
The fee to apply for a business name is £61. This fee is non-refundable.
Make changes to your registered business name in myRegistry
Each business name will need to appoint a nominated person to submit any changes to a business name via myRegistry. Any of the current owners of the business name can be appointed as a nominated person. This is an operational requirement for MyRegistry, any changes cannot be submitted to us without a nominated person.
You can submit any of the following changes by completing in myRegistry.
change your registered business name
change your registered business name address
add, remove, or update details of the business name owners
change the nature of business of your business name
Go to your portfolio, select the business name you want to make the change to and select 'start new submission'. Select the form you want to file, you may need to file more than one form if you are submitting more than one change.
Complete the change of particulars form below and upload it in myRegistry.