Udyog Aadhaar or MSME registration is a certificate that is provided to micro, small and medium sized businesses in India under the MSME Act, 2006. Udyog Aadhaar used to be referred as MSME registration earlier.
Lately, then process has been merged with Udyog Aadhaar registration and the application can be made online. The primary objectives of the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises concerning the Udyog Aadhaar registration are as follow:
It is not mandatory for all businesses to obtain Udyog Aadhaar registration. Only the entities mentioned below that are classified as a micro, small or medium enterprises as per the table below based on the investment in plant and machinery is eligible for Udyog Aadhaar.
|Classification||Manufacturing Sector||Service Sector|
|Micro Enterprises||Upto Rs.25 lakhs in plant and machinery||Upto Rs. 10 lakh investment in Equipment|
|Small Enterprises||Upto Rs.5 crore investment in plant and machinery||Upto Rs. 2 crores investment in Equipment|
|Medium Enterprises||Upto Rs. 10 crore investment in plant and machinery||Upto Rs.5 crore investment in equipment|
To Obtain Udyog Aadhaar Registration in case of proprietorship the applicants personal Aadhaar is the main requirement. Apart from this only the email and mobile number are required.
If an applicant or an authorised signatory of a business does not have Aadhaar then he or she must first apply for Aadhaar at an Aadhaar enrolment centre. Once, the Aadhaar is obtained the Udyog Aadhaar process can be started.
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In order to obtain Udyog Aadhaar registration following steps should be followed:
Log on to the Udyog Aadhaar Website
Enter the 12 digit Aadhaar of the applicant to complete the verification process.
Provide the name of the authorised signatiory or the owner as mentioned on the Aadhaar Card. Incase the name doesn’t matches with the Aadhaar number the application will be rejected.
Provide the applicant’s caste. If the applicant belomg to SC/ST/OBC he should submit the proof as it may be asked by the appropriate authority if and when required.
Fill the name by which the entreprise is famous and is a legal entity from where the business conducted.
If the applicant has multiple businesses one applicant can obtain more than one Udyog Aadhaar registration.
The type of Legal Entity should be selected.
PAN number of the proprietor should be entered in case of proprietorship. In case of LLP or Company the PAN of the entity should be entered.
The location of the business must be entered.
The main address along with the corporate office address along with the mobile and email address must be entered.
The date of commencement of business must be entered.
The address of previous MSME is applicable must be entered.
The next step is to enter the Bank details of the Bank account of the Company. (IFSC code and Bank Account Number)
The major or activity of the business should be selected.
It is necessary to select the appropriate NIC code from the National Industrial Classification Handbook.
The total number of people employed in business must be entered.
Enter the amount of the money invested in terms of machinery and equipment by the business. Do not include the value of building or land.
If required enter the details of District Industry Center.
Once all the above documents are submitted re check the details filled and click on the submit button. Verify the OTP number, generated by the registered number with Captcha code required. An acknowledgement number will be generated and emailed to the applicant, which will be useful for future references.
Udyog Aadhaar is Aadhaar for micro, small and medium enterprises in India. The government provides a unique 12 digit number to the small and medium enterprises.
Every type of business entity including one-man company, proprietorship, partnership firm, manufacturer, producer, limited company, private limited company, limited liability partnership firm, co-operative societies, any association of individuals, retailors, Hindu Undivided Family or any other undertaking should get Udyog Aadhaar Registration.
LLP cannot be registered through udyog aadhaar as it can registered only with MCA only. Udyog Aadhaar is related to MSME registration.
Any service sector can apply for Udyog Aadhaar registration free of cost with maximum of Rs. 5 Cr investment in equipment.
Yes, MSME registration is converted into Udyog Aadhaar registration.
As per the MSMED Act, if the buyer has purchased goods or availed services from an MSME which has filed UAM, then the buyer shall make payment on or before the date agreed upon between him and the supplier in writing. The Act further stipulates that if the period between the buyer and supplier is agreed in writing, such period shall not exceed 45 days from the day of delivery of goods or rendering of services.
Last updated: Aug 20, 2021