Supporting fair and ethical business in partnership with The Co-operative Bank

6.1 Register your co-operative

Now you've completed steps 1-5 you're ready to register your co-op. 

Use our simple, subsidised digital registration service

We will:

  • Register your Co-operative or Community Benefit Society with a regulatory body on your behalf
  • Guide you through the process wherever you get stuck. Look out for prompts to contact our advice team – but remember to save your progress as you go!

Before you start

Registration costs £150* which includes VAT and the statutory fee. This fee is subsidised thanks to The Co‑operative Bank, as part of the Business Support for co-ops programme. If you use this service, you can also opt-in to receive one year's free membership to Co‑operatives UK.

You can opt in or out of this support at the end of the registration process.

*The £150 subsidised fee includes up to six amendments to the model governing documents. If you wish to make more than six amendments please contact Co-operatives UK for confirmation on the final fee.

Co‑operatives UK reserves the right to charge more for the registration if your co-op requires additional advice or services not accounted for in this package of support.

Already started an application?

If you previously saved an application then you'll be able to pick up where you left off by using the email address and password you provided.

We have recently made changes and updates to this application form, if you experience any technical issues whilst completing this form, please contact [email protected]

Before you can start you'll need to confirm the following:

This process takes about 30 mins.