Check FDI Limit of Your Sector - Preparatory Stage - 1
Generally the foreign direct investment is open in most of the sectors, however there are few sectors where it is restricted and in some sectors FDI is not permitted. Click here to see the FDI Limit
Basic Documentation - Preparatory Stage -2
Perhaps the most important aspect of a company registration with foreign shareholding is about the documentation and its legalisation. The list of documents required is provided above for your reference. We shall also require information in the Questionnaire For Company Registration.
Drafting of Government Forms and Documents - Preparatory Stage - 3
After we receive the complete set of basic documents we shall draft declarations as required under the companies act, 2013, Memorandum of Association (MOA), Articles of Association (AOA) and other documents as may be required on a case to case basis.
Legalisation of Documents - Preparatory Stage - 4
All documents which are originating from a foreign country or which is signed/executed in a foreign country shall legalized either through Indian Embassy or to be apostilled as per Hague Convention. However, in case the foreign person comes to India with original documents on a Business Visa then attestation can be done in India.
Check FDI Limit
Most of the sectors are open for foreign direct investment in India under automatic route, without any prior approval for incorporation of the company.
One Resident Director
One director of the company must be resident in India. A person is said to be a resident when he/she stays in India for at least 182 days in during the FY.
The directors/shareholders visiting India for signing documents must be on a Business Visa; otherwise, documents must be legalised/ attested.
Attestation / Apostille
All documents of foreign origin and those executed in a foreign territory need to be legalised by way of attestation by Indian high commission or Apostille.