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Companies Registration Form in India

A person whether Indian or foreigner can register a company in India under the provisions of New Companies Act, 2013 in following forms:

  • Private Company
  • Public Company
  • One Person Company
  • Section-8 Company

Foreign companies can also invest in India by the following ways:
  • By registering a company under the New Companies Act, 2013 through:
    • Joint ventures; or
    • Wholly owned subsidiary.

    Foreign ownership in such Indian companies can be up to 100% depending on the requirements of the investor, subject to any equity caps prescribed in respect of activities under the FDI policy.
  • As a foreign company through:
    • Liaison Office/Representative Office;
    • Project Office
    • Branch Office

Business Query Form

The first step toward incorporation of company is the approval of name from the registrar of companies of the concerned state of India. Once the name has been approved the applicant has to draft and file various documents to the Registrar of Companies.

  1. Selection of the type of company
  2. Selection of name
    • Applying for the availability of the selected name of company
    • Approval of the name
  3. Requirement for having DIN
  4. Requirement for having digital signatures
  5. Making of the Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA)
  6. Filing of documents with the Registrar
    • Memorandum and Articles of Association
    • Copy of the agreement
    • Power of Attorney
    • Other agreement
    • INC-7
    • DIR-12
    • INC-22
  7. Payment of registration fees for a new company
  8. Certificate of Incorporation