LLP Identity Verification Form
Proposed reforms of Companies House mean that new identity verification requirements are being introduced for, amongst others, all new and existing LLP members. Members who do not verify their identity will commit a criminal offence and/or incur a civil penalty. LLPs that have unverified members will also commit an offence. Verification will be via photographic ID.
Considering this proposed change, LLPs may wish to get into the habit of verifying the identity of each of their members, existing and new, as part of their own internal processes and to facilitate the identity verification requirements of Companies House.
This template form should be returned to the LLP by each new and existing member with the relevant photographic ID attached. All information received should be held and processed in compliance with UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). Note that the LLP will need to identify a lawful basis for processing personal data and ensure that this can be justified. Complying with a legal obligation will fulfill this. More information is available on the ICO’s website here.
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