Documents Required to Incorporate a Company

Documents Required to Incorporate a Company – MCA Rules

Documents Required to Incorporate a Company – MCA Rules

The rules and procedure for company registration in India is laid out in the Companies Incorporation Rules, 2014. According to the Companies Incorporation Rules, 2014, the following information and documents must be filed with the Registrar of Companies for each of the subscriber or shareholder of the company.

Information and Documents Required for Natural Persons

The following information and documents must be submitted for subscribers who are natural persons:

  • Name of the person with a recent photograph.
  • Father’s or Mother’s name.
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth – District and State
  • Educational Qualification
  • Occupation
  • PAN
  • Permanent residential address.
  • Present residential address. If the person has resided at the present address for less than one year, then previous residential address must also be submitted.
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Documents Acceptable for Company Registration

For Indian Nationals, PAN card and any one of the following documents is mandatory.

  • Voter’s Identity Card Copy
  • Passport Copy
  • Drivers License Copy
  • Aadhaar Card Copy

For Foreign Nationals and NRIs, the passport copy is mandatory. In addition, any document issued by the Government with a photograph and address can be submitted as an address proof.

In addition to the identity and address proof, the subscribers must also submit proof of residence. Proof of residence can be bank statement or electricity bill or telephone or mobile bill that is less than two months old.

In case of foreign nationals, proof of residence must be provided along with proof of nationality.

 

Shareholding by Company or Corporate

In case another company or corporate or legal entity is subscribing to the shares of the company, then the following documents pertaining to the parent company must be filed:

  • Corporate Identity Number of the Company
  • GLN, if any
  • Name of the Body Corporate
  • Registered Office Address or Principal Place of Business
  • Email id

In addition to the above documents, the body corporate must provide a certified true copy of a Board Resolution authorising one of the Officers of the Company to subscribe to the memorandum of association of the proposed company and to make an investment in the proposed company. The Board Resolution must specify the number of shares proposed to the subscribed by the body corporate, name, address and designation of the person authorised to subscribe to the Memorandum.

Shareholding by LLP

If the subscriber is a LLP, then a certified true copy of the resolution agreed to by all the Partners along with authorisation to subscribe to the memorandum of association of the proposed company and to make an investment in the proposed company. In the resolution, the number of shares proposed to be subscribed and the name of the partner authorised to subscribe must be mentioned.

Shareholding by Foreign Company

In case of shareholding by a foreign company, in addition to the above-mentioned documents, a copy of the certificate of incorporation of the foreign company and proof of registered office of the foreign company must be submitted.

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