Search for a Business Name

This free search facility enables you to search against 10 million registered entities operating in the UK. It is vital that you do not copy the name of an existing organisation in your field there are already 2 million businesses, 2.3 million companies and 4.2 million UK domain names - and there are 25,000 changes each month.

Simply enter the name you want to run a report on and click search.


Don't search for words like "the" "company" "and" etc. Enter key words for your search eg. "Energy Sav" for "Energy Saver Windows" this will give you names beyond what you are searching.

It is important that you apply to register a name before printing stationery or commencing trading as we will undertake additional comprehensive and detailed searches on your behalf.

You can apply online or download an Application Form (pdf format 957KB).

Go to our How To Register section for more details.

You can also register an Incorporated Company (Ltd, Plc, Charityetc).