The United Kingdom is one of the quickest locations to incorporate, with a fully electronic process and a very fast turnaround by the national registrar of companies. Today the majority of UK companies are formed the same day.The current Companies House record is five minutes to vet and issue a certificate of incorporation for an electronic application.

A certificate of incorporation is a legal document relating to the formation of a company and valid its existence.


 A branch of a company owned by an investor is an operationally independent, separate part of the company, which is locally distinct from the foreign legal person.