Incorporation of an Indian Company

  • Obtain DIN (Director Identification Number) of all proposed Directors.
  • Obtain DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) for at least one proposed director.
  • Registration of DSC with MCA
  • Apply for the name of the company to be registered by filing Form INC-1 for the same. After that depending upon the proposed company type submit required incorporation forms listed below.
    • Form INC-7 or Form INC-2 :-
      Form INC-7 for Application for incorporation of a company (Other than OPC) or
      Form INC-2 for Application for Incorporation of OPC.
    • Form INC-22 : Notice of situation or change of situation of registered office based on the option chosen in Form INC-7 / INC-2.
    • Form INC-22 is to be filed within 30 days from the date of Incorporation of OPC (If the registered address is different from the address given in Form INC-22) or other than OPC (if not filed earlier).
    • Form DIR-12: Particulars of appointment of directors and the key managerial personnel and the changes among them. This form is to be filed by OPC in case promoter is not the sole director or there are more than one director in an OPC.

Incorporation of a Company U/s 8

  • To register a section 8 company, applicant is required to file Form INC-1 for name availability.
  • Once the name is approved/made available, there is a further requirement of obtaining a license for a Section 8 Company, for which Form RD-1 is to be filed in order to obtain a license for such company.
  • After obtaining license number, applicant can proceed further to incorporate a company by filing eforms INC-7, INC-22 and DIR-12 or eforms INC-7 and DIR-12 as the case may be.

Incorporation of a Foreign Company

  • Any foreign company can establish its place of business in India by filling Form FC-1 (Documents delivered for registration by a foreign company).
  • The eForm has to be digitally signed by authorized representative of the foreign company.
  • There is no need to apply and obtain DIN for Directors of a foreign company but the DSC of the authorized representative is mandatory, which again is not required to be registered on MCA Application.