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 at 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
formats and documentation for company incorporation

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 for Promoters

  • Passport Size Photograph – 3 Copies
  • Self-attested copy of Pan Card – 3 Copies
  • Self-attested Aadhar Card (Required for Digital Signature)
  • Identity Proof of Promoters
  • Address Proof of Promoters

Identity Proof of Promoters – List

  • Passport
  • Voter Identity Card
  • Driving License
  • All document must be self-attested

Address Proof of Promoters – List

  • Bank Statement
  • Bank Passbook with the latest transaction entry
  • Electricity Bill
  • Telephone Bill
  • Mobile Bill
  • Address proof must not be older than 2 months.
  • All Documents must be self-attested.

Registered Address of Company

  • Electricity Bill,
  • Telephone Bill,
  • Gas Bill
  • Address Proof must be in the name of the owner of premises
  • The RO Proof should not be older than 2 months
  • No-Objection Letter from the Owner

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