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Documents Required for Proprietorship Registration

List of Documents Required for Proprietorship Registration

Proprietorship is one of the easiest form of business to start. It requires lesser time and cost to register compare to Partnership Firm, Private Limited Company, One Person Company. In this article we discuss about the list of documents required for proprietorship registration in India.


Advantage of Sole Proprietorship Firm Registration

Sole Proprietorship business is very popular and common because of its simplicity. There are many advantages of Sole Proprietorship firm.

  1. Easy to Start
  2. Full Control on Business (as there is only one owner with 100% control on business decisions)
  3. Fast Registration (Can be formed in just 3-5 Days)
  4. Minimum Compliance (lesser compliance compare to company and partnership firm)
  5. Less Cost of Maintenance / Easy to maintain

Documents Needed to Register a Proprietorship Firm

Here’s the list of documents required to register a sole proprietorship or proprietorship firm in India:

Permanent Account Number (PAN) of Proprietor

Address Proof of Proprietor (any one of the following)

  • Copy of Aadhaar or
  • Passport or
  • Voter Id, or
  • Driving License or
  • Latest utility bill (mobile, telephone, electricity etc)

Bank Account Details of Proprietor (any one of the following)

  • Latest Bank Statement or
  • Cancelled Cheque or
  • Copy of Passbook (first page)

Photo of Proprietor

  • Latest passport size Color photograph

Address Proof of Principal Place of Business

  • Latest Electricity Bill (not older than 2 months) and
  • Rent Agreement (in case of rented premise) or
  • No Objection letter (NOC) from owner of premise

Unique E-mail Id (OPT needed)

Unique Mobile Number (OTP required)

Get in touch with us for any query regarding Proprietorship firm registration in India. BIZINDIGO Team will help you to register your sole proprietorship legally.