Before you start the process of registering a company for your startup, it is necessary to have precise and exact knowledge of what are the minimum requirements to register a company in India. We have a separate article where the Minimum Requirements To Incorporate a Company has been explained in great details. For overall process, cost and for the frequently asked question you may refer to our updated webpage on company registration . In this article, we are dealing with the documents required to set up a company. There are three sets of the document and essential information in our online questionnaire that is required to register a company in India. The essential list of necessary documents are as under

  1. Papers of the Shareholders/Directors
  2. Documents of the Registered Address and NOC
  3. Signed statutory documents and declarations
  4. Online Questionnaire for Information and Document Upload

Minimum Requirements

  • Two-person to take responsibility as Director/Shareholder
  • The same person can be Director as well as a shareholder.
  • There is a different process for foreign applicants
  • You have to decide the capital of the company based on requirements
  • There is no minimum or maximum level of capital prescribed
  • The name of the company must be unique and in terms of the law.

List of Documents Required For Company Registration

A. Documents of Directors/Shareholder

  • Passport Size Colour Photograph
  • Pan Card of All Promoters
  • Address Proof: Telephone, Gas,
    Electricity Bill, or Bank Statement
  • Identity Proof: Passport/Voter ID/Driving License

B. Documents For Registered Address

  • Proof of Premises: Telephone, Electricity, Water Bill
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) From Owner
  • Download NOC Format.

Process and Time Line for Company Registration

Making of DSC for all Directors and Shareholders - (Day 1)

Decide the name of the company in view of naming guidelines of the MCA. Please refer How to Keep Business Name. Then file online RUN Form for name approval by the ROC - (Day 1-2)

Drafting of MOA, AOA, Declarations and filing of Spice Plus Form for Incorporation of Company by the ROC - (Day 2-3)

Issue of Certificate of Incorporation of the company. PAN and TAN are issued along with Incorporation Certificate of the company (Day 2-7)

Open Bank Account, transfer capital and then file INC 20A (Declaration to Commence Business of the Company).

List of Documents for Company Registration

1. Consent from all named first directors in the articles, to act as director of the company.

2. NO Objection from the owner of the premises

3. Signature of all promoters on Digital Signature Form