This registered office address change API resource will apply from 4 March 2024.

Create a registered office address resource. If filing with the Insolvency scope “company_number” must be provided in the request body.



Path parameters

Parameter name Value Description Additional
transaction_id string

transaction id


Request body

The request body takes a complete registeredOfficeAddressChange resource, containing the following writable properties:

    "accept_appropriate_office_address_statement": "boolean",
    "address_line_1": "string",
    "address_line_2": "string",
    "country": "string",
    "locality": "string",
    "postal_code": "string",
    "premises": "string",
    "reference_etag": "string",
    "region": "string"


Name Type Description Additional
accept_appropriate_office_address_statement boolean

Setting this to true confirms that the new registered office address is an appropriate address as outlined in section 86(2) of the Companies Act 2006.

address_line_1 string

The first line of the address.

address_line_2 string

The second line of the address.

country string

The country.

Possible values are:

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Great Britain
  • United Kingdom
  • Not specified
locality string

The locality e.g London.

postal_code string

The postal code e.g CF14 3UZ.

premises string

The property name or number.

reference_etag string

The latest etag read from the current ROA API resource (/company/{company_number}/registered-office-address) on the public register. If this reference etag does not match the current register the request will be rejected.

region string

The region e.g Surrey.



This request requires the use of one of following authorisation methods: OAuth2.

For OAuth 2 authorisation, the following scopes are required:

Scope Description{company_number}/registered-office-address.update Company ROA filing permission User profile read permission


The following HTTP status codes may be returned, optionally with a response resource.

Status code Description Resource
201 Created

Registered office address resource created within transaction envelope

400 Bad Request

Bad request

401 Unauthorized

Not authorised to create a registered office address resource within this transaction

403 Forbidden

Registered office address resource cannot be created as it's containing transaction has been closed

404 Not Found

Transaction not found

409 Conflict

Conflict. Occurs when a registered office address already exists for the given transaction