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GetCompanyDetails

Retrieves the full details of a company from a company registration number

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WSDL
https://webservices.data-8.co.uk/companieshouse.asmx
JSON
https://webservices.data-8.co.uk/CompaniesHouse/GetCompanyDetails.json

Description

Returns the full information from the Companies House database regarding the company number requested.

If the company number is not known, the FindCompanyByNameAndAddress or FindCompanyByNameOrPostcode methods can be used to find it.

Parameters

The following parameters can be supplied to this method

username

username

See the available authentication methods. If you are using username & password authentication, specify the username to authenticate as. If you are using API Key authentication and you are not using the JSON, Javascript or ADO APIs, use your API Key here with the prefix apikey-, e.g. apikey-ABCD-1234-EFGH-5678
password

password

If you are using username & password authentication, specify the password to use for authentication. Otherwise leave this blank.
companynumber

companynumber

The company registration number to get the full details for

Results

This method returns an object containing the following fields:

Status

Status

Indicates whether the method call was successful, or if some error occurred. If the Success field is true, the other results described below can be used to get the results of the method. If Success is false, some error occurred in calling the method, such as the authentication failed or the account is out of credits. The details of the error can be obtained from the ErrorMessage field, and any other results should be ignored
Result

Result

A CompaniesHouseResult structure with the following fields holding the details of the requested company:

  • CompanyName - the full company name as registered on Companies House
  • CompanyNumber - the company registration number
  • HasInconsistencies - populated where the company record has been marked up as having inconsistencies.
  • RegAddress_CareOfName - where the registered office address is indicated as 'Care of' this will be output along with any data held in 'Supplied Company Name' (max 100 characters); Where there is no 'Care of' or 'Supplied company Name' data present 'c/o' will be suppressed and return blank.
  • RegAddress_POBox - where the registered office address is indicated that PO Box data is present this will be output (max 10 characters)
  • RegAddress_AddressLine1 to RegAddress_AddressLine6 - contains the registered address for the company
  • CompanyCategory - the category of the company (Public Limited Company, Private Limited Company etc.)
  • CompanyStatus - the status of the company (Active, Dissolved etc.)
  • CountryOfOrigin - the country of origin
  • RegistrationDate - only supplied for companies which are NOT 0, SC, SE and ES prefixes
  • DissolutionDate - only supplied for dissolved companies which are incorporated in England, Wales or Scotland
  • IncorporationDate - only supplied for companies which are incorporated in England, Wales or Scotland
  • ClosureDate - only supplied for companies which are NOT incorporated in England, Wales or Scotland
  • Accounts_AccountRefDate - the date of the last submitted accounts
  • Accounts_NextDueDate - the date of the next due accounts
  • Accounts_Overdue - a flag to indicate whether the next accounts are overdue
  • Accounts_LastMadeUpDate - the Last Made Up date for the accounts
  • Accounts_AccountCategory - the type of accounts filed
  • Accounts_DocumentsAvail - details whether accounts are available
  • Returns_NextDueDate - the date of the next due returns
  • Returns_LastMadeUpDate - the Last Made Up date for the returns
  • Returns_DocumentsAvail - details whether accounts are available
  • Mortgages_MortgageInd - 3 possible values of 'No', 'LT300' (less than 300) and 'GE300' (greater than or equal to 300)
  • Mortgages_NumMortgageCharges - total number of charges registered against the company
  • Mortgages_NumMortgageOutstanding - total number of outstanding charges registered against the company
  • Mortgages_NumPartSatisfied - total number of part-satisfied charges registered against the company
  • Mortgages_NumSatisfied - total number of satisfied charges registered against the company
  • SICCode1 to SICCode4 - details any SIC codes registered against the company
  • LastFullMembersDate - the last full members date
  • LastBulkShareDate - the last bulk share date
  • WeededDate - only supplied where applicable. Indicates the date on which the Microfiche has been weeded
  • HasUKEstablishment - 0 = No, 1 = Yes - indicates that an overseas company has registered a UK establishment name and address with Companies House (previously referred to as "Branch")
  • HasAppointments - 0 = No, 1 = Yes - indicates that a company has company appointment details registered at Companies House
  • InLiquidation - 0 = No, 1 = Yes - indicates that at some point during the company's life insolvency proceedings have taken place
  • LimitedPartnerships_NumberGenPartners - only supplied where applicable (for LP and SL companies)
  • LimitedPartnerships_NumberLimPartners - only supplied where applicable (for LP and SL companies)

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