To apply for an LEI number for the first time, please complete the application on our website. We request the required data from the Companies House and will start the preliminary validation of your data immediately.Apply for LEI
The LEI number must be renewed at least once a year to remain valid in the GLEIF database. If you use British LEI as your agent to renew your LEI, the number will be transferred to our administration.Renew your LEI
The purpose of LEI numbers is to make it easier to identify a counterparty in financial transactions. The issuance of numbers is regulated by the global umbrella organisation GLEIF (Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation)
British LEI s customers only pay for applying for or renewal of the LEI number. Updating data, transferring the LEI number or other activities related to the number are all free of charge for our customers.