The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has completely digitized the process of company registration in India. Applicants can now apply for incorporation through an online form SPICe+ available on the official website of the MCA. The form can be digitally signed by any director of the company, using a Digital Signature Certificate. Even the supporting documents that need to be attached with the form are uploaded digitally on the site. After filling out the form, it is required to be submitted to the Registrar of Companies, who shall issue the Certificate of Registration and CIN after the incorporation of the company. Additionally, an online search facility to search the master data of a registered company is also available.
Part A : of the form is filled to reserve the name of the company. For this purpose, you need to select a name that is valid, and in pursuance of Section 4 of the Companies Act 2013 and Rule 8 of the Company Incorporation Rules 2014. Also, It should not be visually or phonetically same or similar to the name of an existing company or a registered trademark and should not show the patronage of the government in any form. The names must not be obscene, vulgar, offensive, or undesirable in the opinion of the Central Government. After you have selected the name, you may file an application for its reservation through part A of the form, the application fee for which is Rs.1000, if submitted individually.
Part B : of the form should be filled out and submitted within 20 days from the date of reservation of the company’s name. This part contains the online application for incorporation, along with ten other applications for related services and registrations. The government has allowed a zero filing fee for SPICe+ upto an authorised capital of Rs. 15 lakhs, beyond which Rs.500 shall be charged. The supporting documents required to be attached with the SPICe+ application have been listed below.
Step 4: You will be redirected to a new window where you are asked to fill out the name of the company/LLP and its CIN/ LLPIN. After you have entered the details, click on the “submit” option given below.
Step 5: If the information you’ve submitted is true and valid, all the information and significant documents of the company registered with the ROC, are displayed on the site. These details shall include