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Overview of the Company Registration Process in India

₹ 3499/- (Best Fee Guaranteed by Setindiabiz)

The government fee for Private Limited Company Registration depends on three factors, our experts will help you calculate the cost of Company Incorporation in India. The factors affecting cost is as under:

  • Number of Directors and Shareholders
  • Authorised Capital
  • State of Proposed Registered Address
3-7 Working Days after complete documentation
  1. Shareholders: 2 to 200.
  2. Directors: 2 To 15.
  3. A Registered Address
  4. Unique Name
  5. Adequate Capital (No Min or Max Limit)

Stepwise Process of Company Incorporation

  1. Make Digital Signature
  2. Choose New & Unique Name
  3. Prepare MOA, AOA & Declarations
  4. Submit the Spice Plus form to ROC
  5. Issue of Certificate of Incorporation

Documents Required to Register Company in India

  1. Passport size colour photo
  2. PAN Card (Mandatory)
  3. Identity Proof of Directors and Shareholder
  4. Proof of Residence of Directors and Shareholder
  5. Proof of Registered Office Address
  6. NOC from the owner of registered office premises
  1. Eligibility Check & Advisory
  2. Name Availability Search
  3. Drafting of the Main Object
  4. Drafting of MOA & AOA
  5. Tax Advisory
  6. IPR Protection

Get Started with Company Registration in India

Get started with the most popular business structure, offering limited liability and restricted share transfer. At Setindiabiz, we are your trusted partner, providing a cost-effective approach that takes all legal procedures and ensures compliance. No need to navigate complex paperwork or worry about legal intricacies – we’ll guide you through the entire process of Pvt Company registration. Choose Setindiabiz and focus on what matters most: building your dream business in India. Get started today.

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Requirements to Incorporate Company in India

2 to 200 Shareholder

The shareholders may be individuals capable of entering into a contract or legal entities.

2 to 15 Director

The directors are responsible for overseeing the operations and ensuring compliance.

One Resident Director

One director must be a resident of India and stay there for at least 120 days.

Unique Name of Company

The company name must be unique and distinct from others, whether a company or LLP.

Pre-Defined Capital

No minimum capital level is prescribed. However, the incorporation fee is based on capital.

Legal Object/Activity

The company's object should be legal and well-defined in the company's MOA.

List of Documents For Company Registration

List of Documents

As experienced consultants for company registration, we at Setindiabiz understand the importance of documentation in ensuring a smooth and successful registration process for a Private Limited Company. To make it easier for our clients, we have compiled a table below listing all the necessary documents required for the incorporation process.

Director & Shareholders Documents

Proof of Registered Office Address

Note: Address proof for the promoter and registered office premises should be latest bill. In any case, older than 60 days are not acceptable. The bill must have the full name and complete address on it.

Incorporation on Communication Address:

In India, entrepreneurs starting a new business can begin their company registration process with a “communication address” even before securing a permanent office. This temporary address helps you start the formalities while searching for the ideal premises. It’s essential to remember that within 30 days of incorporation, you need to establish a physical “registered office” in the same state and file Form INC-22 with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) to report the official address change.

Process of Pvt Ltd Company Registration

For Pvt Company registration in India, get a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) and Director Identification Number (DIN). Choose a unique name, draft the MoA and AoA, and submit the incorporation application through the SPICe+ form with the necessary documents and fees.
STEP
01

Obtaining a DSC and DIN

Making a digital signature for directors/shareholders is the first step in Pvt Limited Company Registration. DIN is allotted for up to three new directors during incorporation.
STEP
02

Choosing a Unique Name

Choose a new and unique name for your new company in compliance with name availability guidelines that don’t clash with any existing companies, LLPs, or trademarks.
STEP
03

Draft MOA, AOA, & Declarations

Prepare the Memorandum (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA) detailing legal and internal rules and draft a few declarations as per the Companies Act. We are here to help.
STEP
04

Submission of Spice+ Form

Finally, Submit the Spice Plus Form to ROC with directors/shareholders’ DSC, along with the promoter’s documents and proof of registered address for incorporation.

Cost of Company Registration in India

The Incorporation of company cost in India may vary based on factors such as the authorised share capital, number of directors, state of the proposed registered office, and the professional fees involved. Our company’s registration fee starts from just ₹ 3499. Government fees include the registration fee charged by the Registrar of Companies for Pvt Limited company registration, stamp duty levied by the concerned state government (which may differ from state to state), and the cost of making the DSC. By partnering with Setindiabiz, you can ensure a smooth process and minimise associated costs.
Delhi
Delhi
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  503
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18%₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 7464
UP
Uttar Pradesh
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  1153
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 8114
Haryana
Haryana
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  278
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 7239
West Bengal
West Bengal
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  513
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 7474
Gujarat
Gujarat
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  963
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 7924
Maharashtra
Maharashtra
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  1443
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 8404
Karnataka
Karnataka
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  2163
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 9124
Tamilnadu
Tamilnadu
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  663
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 7624
Telangana
Telangana
DSC Cost for Two₹ 2400
Govt Fee₹  1663
Prof Fee₹ 3499
GST @18% ₹  1062
Total Cost₹ 8624

Cost of Company Registration

For two promoters & 1 Lakh Capital

Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 503
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 7,464
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 278
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 7,239
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 1,153
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 8,114
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 1,443
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 8,404
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 963
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 7,924
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 2,163
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 9,124
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 663
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 7,624
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 1,663
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 8,624
Cost of 2 DSC​
₹ 2,400
Govt. Fee
₹ 513
Prof. Fee
₹ 3,499
GST @18%
₹ 1,062
Total Cost
₹ 7,474

Time Required to Incorporate Pvt Ltd Company

The process of incorporating a company is now entirely online. To register a private limited company, you must file an application with mca.gov.in using the Spice Plus form. The promoters must sign This digital application form using their Digital Signature and then authenticate it by a practising CA, CS or CMA. The time it takes to incorporate the company will depend on various milestones.
  • Documentation

    On the first day, the promoters will gather to complete essential documentation required for the directors and shareholders. This includes providing proof of the registered office and obtaining a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the owner.

  • Digital Signature

    Once the documentation is complete, the next step is to obtain a digital signature certificate (DSC). This process can be completed within a matter of hours, as it is done entirely online. However, it is subject to the availability of promoters for video verification.

  • Name Reservation

    The company must have a unique name, which needs to be reserved with the Registrar of Companies (ROC). This process can take 2-3 days, usually, company name registration gets completed by day four.

  • Spice Plus Filing

    After completing the necessary paperwork, the application for the certificate of incorporation is filed with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) using the Spice Plus form. This form is made up of several connected forms, including Agile Pro, e-MOA, e-AOA, and INC-9. The ROC usually takes around 2-3 days to process the application, allowing for the entire incorporation process to be completed within seven days.

Important Concepts for Pvt Limited Company Registration.

For a successful Pvt Limited Company Registration, having a solid grasp of some key concepts is crucial. By delving deeper into these topics through our dedicated articles, you can equip yourself with the knowledge and confidence necessary to make informed decisions. Remember, a sturdy foundation is essential for a successful start-up journey. So, explore, learn, and launch your business with clarity and purpose!

Digital Signature

A digital signature is a secure and convenient alternative to a physical signature. The incorporation form is filed by signing the application (Spice Plus Form) with the promoters’ DSC.

Director Identification Number

The Registrar of Companies (ROC) assigns a Director Identification Number (DIN) to each company director. This number is permanent, but it requires annual KYC verification.

Name of Company

When registering a company, choosing a unique and eligible name that fits the name availability guidelines is important.

Shareholder Vs Director

Shareholders are the ultimate beneficiaries of the company. They invest capital and are entitled to dividends. Directors, on the other hand, are responsible for managing the company.

Authorised Vs Paid up Capital

Authorised Capital refers to the maximum amount a company can raise through issuing shares. In contrast, Paid-Up capital refers to the amount of capital that has already been raised.

Registered Address

The company must be incorporated with a registered office address, and the proof of the registered office address and NOC must be filed at the time of incorporation.

Merits and Demerits of a Pvt Ltd Company

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Setindiabiz is the leading web-based aggregator of professionals in India, including Chartered Accountants (CA), Company Secretaries (CS), and Corporate Lawyers. We connect you with the most suitable professional to help you set up your startup in India. When you contact us for Company Registration, our experienced startup advisors will provide consultation and guide you on the documentation required to incorporate your private limited company in India. We will also advise you on the cost of company incorporation based on the proposed capital and the state where the company will be registered.
Based on your requirements and the scope of service you may need, we will assign one or more independent and qualified professionals to provide services to you. We will continue to assist you in close coordination with all the promoters and experts working on your project. Additionally, all interactions are done through a unique ticket number, accessed on our customer support portal (support.setindiabiz.com). Don’t wait any longer; take the first step to set up your startup in India with Setindiabiz.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the types of Company Registration in India?

In India, several company registrations cater to different business needs and structures. These include Private Limited Companies, ideal for small to medium-sized businesses with limited liability for shareholders; Public Limited Companies, suitable for large-scale businesses looking to raise funds publicly; One Person Companies, designed for solo entrepreneurs; Partnership Firms, for businesses owned by two or more partners; Limited Liability Partnerships, which offer a mix of partnership flexibility and limited liability; Section 8 Companies for non-profits; and Nidhi Companies, for small community-based financial activities. Each type has unique features and compliance requirements, making it essential to choose one that aligns with your business objectives and structure.
It is essential to carefully consider your business goals, funding needs, and operational structure when choosing the appropriate type of company registration. Seeking guidance from legal and financial professionals can help you determine the most suitable option for your specific circumstances. You may refer to our detailed analysis of business types in India.

2. What Is the Company Registration Process in India?

In India, registering a company is a seamless process that can be done online without visiting government offices. This efficient process involves preparing the necessary documents, obtaining Digital Signature Certificates (DSC), drafting a Memorandum of Association (MoA) and Articles of Association (AoA), and filing the SPICe Plus form. Usually, the incorporation process takes around 3-7 working days, but the time may vary depending on several factors. For a detailed analysis of the process of setting up a company, you may refer to the instructions provided here.

The typical process to set up a company in India is as follows:
  • Choose Business Structure
  • Obtain DIN
  • Acquire DSC
  • Select Company Name
  • Draft MOA and AOA
  • Submit SPICe+ Form
  • MCA Verification
  • Issuance of COI

3. What are the company registration fees in India?

The cost of registering a Private Limited Company in India depends on various factors, such as the number of promoters, the authorised capital of the company, and the location of its registered office. The registration fees can also differ as these factors vary in each case. If you require specific details or a tailored estimation of the registration cost, it’s advisable to consult directly with our experts.

Factors Affecting the Company Registration Cost
  • Number of Directors or Shareholders
  • Proposed Capital of the Company
  • The state where the company will have its registered office

4. What are the Documents Required for Company Registration in India?

To register a company in India, certain essential documents are required for all promoters and the registered office. This includes identification proofs like PAN and Aadhaar cards, address proofs for all promoters, Digital Signature Certificates for directors and shareholders, and documentation concerning the registered office, such as proof of its address and a No Objection Certificate from the premises owner. These documents are fundamental to the registration process, ensuring legal compliance and verification of all involved parties. below is a list of all the required documents that you will need to provide for all the promoters and the registered office address:
  1. PAN Card
  2. Aadhar
  3. Identity and address proofs of all promoters
  4. DSC of all directors and shareholders
  5. Proof of registered office address
  6. No Objection Certificate from the owner of registered premises

5. What is the Difference Between Company Registration and Company Incorporation?

Company registration” and “company incorporation” are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they actually have a subtle difference. Company registration is the process of giving a business formal legal recognition and establishing it as a separate entity. On the other hand, company incorporation goes a step further by creating a more complex corporate structure with specific benefits, such as limited liability protection. While registration is a fundamental step for legal recognition, incorporation involves additional advantages and creates a more advanced legal entity.

6. What's the Role of a Director in a Private Limited Company?

Directors in a Private Limited Company are pivotal in steering the company’s course by engaging in strategic decision-making, upholding corporate governance, and ensuring legal compliance. They oversee financial matters, appoint critical officers, and represent the company externally. Directors shoulder fiduciary duties, actively participate in board meetings and communicate with shareholders. Their responsibilities encompass risk management, conflict resolution, and the approval of significant contracts.

7. Can a Private Limited Company Have Foreign Directors?

A Private Limited Company in India can have foreign directors. The Companies Act of 2013, which governs the registration and operation of companies in India, allows for appointing Indian and foreign nationals as company directors. The law does not impose any specific restrictions on the nationality of directors. However, foreign directors must obtain a Director Identification Number (DIN) and comply with other regulatory requirements, such as obtaining a valid visa for their stay in India. Additionally, the company’s Articles of Association and the Board of Directors must authorise the appointment of foreign directors.

8. Can a foreigner register a company in India?

Foreigners can register a company in India if they meet all the eligibility criteria for company registration and have adequate documents to submit with their application. At Setindiabiz, as a company registration consultant, we offer detailed consultation, advisory, and assistance to ensure the eligibility check and drafting of documents are accurate and complete. We strive to make the company incorporation process in India successful for our clients.

9. What is a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)?

A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is a secure electronic identification that provides a digital signature for individuals or entities involved in online transactions. In the context of online company registration in India, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) requires the use of DSC for filing electronic forms on its portal. It enhances transaction security by validating the accuracy of the submitted information using cryptographic keys, including a private key and a public key. The DSC is issued by authorised Certifying Authorities, which play a vital role in ensuring the integrity of digital communications and transactions.

10. Is Private Limited Company Registration in India Mandatory?

Private Limited Company Registration in India is mandatory and needs to be done with the Registrar of Companies. The process is quick, easy, and can be completed online. The new SPICE Plus Application has also made it more convenient for applicants to file their applications.

11. Why is company incorporation in India important?

Incorporating a company in India is crucial for startups as it offers limited liability protection, keeping shareholders’ personal assets secure. Additionally, it boosts credibility, simplifies fundraising, and provides a structured framework for business operations, ensuring compliance with Indian laws.

12. Is the Indian Company Formation process online?

The process of forming a company in India has become completely digital, which means that much of the process can now be conducted online. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has introduced an online portal that allows for company registration and compliance procedures to be done electronically. This includes filing necessary documents and obtaining Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) online. The introduction of this online system has improved efficiency, reduced paperwork, and streamlined the overall company formation process in India.

13. What are the Benefits of Company Registration in India?

Registering your business as a company can provide you with many advantages. These include legal protection, opportunities for growth, operational benefits, and tax advantages. It offers a separate legal identity that ensures your personal assets are protected, and it limits the liability of shareholders. It can also make it easier to get capital, open bank accounts, and diversify your business. A registered company structure streamlines administrative tasks and provides tax benefits and exemptions.

14. How long is the time taken for company registration in India?

Registering a company online in India typically takes between 2 to 7 days. However, if the documents submitted are not in order, if the details provided in the application are incorrect, or if the ROC Office is experiencing an unusual workload, then the process might take longer than expected.

15. What are the requirements for pvt ltd company registration online in India?

Requirements for Pvt Ltd Company Registration in India:
  • 2 Shareholders & 2 Directors 
  • At Least One Indian Resident Director 
  • A valid and unique company name 
  • A Registered Office 
  • Identity and Address Proof of Promoters 
  • Digital Signature of Authorised Director
  • Proof of Registered Address
  • NOC from the registered premises owner

16. What is the process of company name registration?

To register a company name in India, you need to choose a unique name and check its availability on the MCA website. Once you have a unique name, you need to file an application for name approval with the ROC of the state in which you want to register your company. The ROC will either approve or reject your application based on the availability of the name and any conflicts with existing trademarks. It is advisable to consult a company registration consultant or a legal expert to help you with the process of company name registration to avoid any errors or issues.

17. Can I do the new company registration process myself?

It is indeed possible to complete the new company registration process on your own. Simply visit the MCA website, register and create an account. All application forms, documents, and fees can be submitted online, making the process highly convenient. If you require further clarification, please feel free to contact our experts for a free consultation

18. What Happens after the Incorporation of the company?

Once a company is incorporated, the ROC issues a Certificate of Incorporation. Along with it, companies also receive their PAN and TAN for Income Tax and TDS compliance. To commence their business operations, they must meet a few post-incorporation compliances:
  1. Appointment of First Auditor
  2. Organise First Board Meeting
  3. Intimate Registered Office Address within 30 days 
  4. Submit Declaration of Business Commencement (INC-20A)
  5. Issue Share Certificates within 60 Days

19. How do you check the company registration status online?

If you want to check the registration status of a company, you can do it easily online via the Ministry of Corporate Affairs website. Just follow these steps
  1. Go to the “MCA Services” option on the official MCA website.
  2. From the dropdown, select “View Company / LLP Master Data”.
  3. Enter the CIN of the company you wish to check the status.
  4. The company registration status will display on your screen.

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