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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 3, 2012
Registration No. 333-148723
Registration No. 811-22172

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 ( X )

Pre-Effective Amendment No. ( )
Post-Effective Amendment No. (45)
and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 ( X )
Amendment No. (46)

WORLD FUNDS TRUST
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

8730 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 205, Richmond, VA 23235
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(804) 267-7400
(Registrant’s Telephone Number)

The Corporation Trust Co., Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801
(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

With Copy to:

John H. Lively
The Law Offices of John H. Lively & Associates, Inc.
A member firm of The 1940 Act Law GroupTM
11300 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 310

Leawood, KS 66221

Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering:
It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):

[X ] immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b).
[ ] on ____________ pursuant to paragraph (b).
[ ] 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(a).
[ ] on ____________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(1).
[ ] 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2).
[ ] on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Post-Effective Amendment No. 45 to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A is filed for the sole purpose of submitting the XBRL exhibits for the risk/return summary first provided in Post-Effective Amendment No. 43 filed on November 16, 2012 and incorporates Parts A, B and C from said amendment.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) and the Registrant has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 45 to the Registrant’s Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Richmond, Commonwealth of Virginia on the 3rd day of December 2012.

WORLD FUNDS TRUST

By: /s/ John Pasco, III
  John Pasco, III
  Chairman of the Board

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 45 to the Registration Statement on Form N-1A has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

Signature Title Date
     
*John Pasco, III Trustee and Chairman December 3, 2012
*Anthony J. Hertl Trustee December 3, 2012
*David J. Urban Trustee December 3, 2012
*Mary Lou H. Ivey Trustee December 3, 2012
*Karen Shupe Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer December 3, 2012
*Lauren Jones Secretary December 3, 2012

  *By: /s/ John Pasco, III
  Attorney-in-fact pursuant to Powers of Attorney

EXHIBIT INDEX

Index No.   Description of Exhibit
     
EX-101.INS   XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.SCH   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.CAL   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
EX-101.DEF   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
EX-101.LAB   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.PRE   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase