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Step 5 How to apply

Published: 02/04/2019
Updated: 02/04/2019


To apply to become a charity, you need to log in and complete the application form to become a charity.

You will need to upload completed and signed trustee declaration forms for each of the proposed charity trustees. If you are applying to be a SCIO you must have a minimum of three charity trustees.

You will also need a draft governing document to upload to the application form.

If you need help completing the application form we have guidance that takes you through the form step by step.

If you are a cross-border charity, please read our guidance to find out when an English and Welsh charity needs to register with OSCR.