How to Register a Company in India[2022]?

How to Register a company in India – Step by Step Process

Are you planning to register a company in India? Being a new startups or entrepreneur you are facing the problem in starting your company.

Here is the comprehensive guide on “How to register a company in India“, what are the documents required for Company Registration,  Complete process, fee and time taken to register a company in India.

Private Limited Company Registration in India

In this article we discuss about the Process to Register a company in India. Procedure for Private Limited Company Registration, its advantages, cost, time and documents required for registration etc.

 What is Private Limited Company? 

Private Limited Company is one the best form of business recognized in India. It is a most trusted and democratic form of business entity. It has many advantages over Sole Proprietorship, LLP and One Person Company.

Private Limited Company is governed and regulated by the Indian Companies Act, 2013. It is very easy to register & operate a private limited Company.

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Requirement to Register a Private Limited Company

  • Minimum 2 Directors and Shareholders*
  • Identity & Address Proof of Directors
  • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) for all the Directors
  • DIN (Director Identification Number) for all the Directors
  • Registered Office Address Proof

*The directors and shareholders can be the same person

Company Registration Cost Breakup

Registration cost of a Private Limited Company vary state to state due stamp duty fee of respective state. Breakup of Fee:

Service / ItemsFee
Digital Signature for 2 DirectorsRs.2000/-
Company Name Approval (RUN)Rs.1000/-
DIN (per Director)Rs.1000/-
PAN/ TAN& Stamp Duty (Actual)Rs. 3000/*-
Professional Fee (Consultant)*Rs.3999/-

  • Stamp duty fee vary state to state. Stamp duty fee for Delhi: Rs.360, Karnataka: Rs.2020, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar & Uttarakhand : Rs.1010, Haryana: Rs.360, Punjab: Rs.10,000, MP: Rs.7500.

  • For Other States, you may contact us at 88512 22731.

Documents Required for Private Limited Company Registration

Following are the list of documents needed to register a Private limited company in India:

Directors and Shareholder’s Documents

1. PAN (Mandatory in case of Indian Nationals): Directors need to submit a Self-attested copy of their PAN.

2. Identity Proof: For identity proof any one of these can be submitted –  Voter ID, Aadhaar, Driving License or Passport

3. Residential Proof: Director can submit any one of the following as his or her Proof of residence – the Latest Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, and Mobile Bill.

Note: Utility Bill should not be older than 2 month

Documents for Registered Office Address

1. Utility Bill Copy: Latest Bank Statement/Telephone or Mobile Bill/Electricity Bill/ Gas Bill, any one, AND

2. No-objection Certificate (NOC) from landlord for use of premises,

Online Company Registration Procedure

Step by Step Process for Private Limited Company Registration

Registration of Private Limited Company in India is regulated by the Companies Act, 2013 (and the amendments thereof).

Though the company registration process is quite complex and lengthy, we at BIZINDIGO have made the process simpler and faster by using cutting-edge technology. We offer an online hassle-free process for registration of the private limited company.

Below is the flow chart on the Online Private Limited Company registration procedure:


Watch this short explainer video on how to register a  Private Limited Company in India. Quickly go through this explainer video, this will give you a brief overview of the entire process of company incorporation, documents required etc.,

Submit Inquiry Form:

Once you submit your inquiry for Private Limited company registration using our inquiry form. We immediately revert you through email with a quote & other details of Private Limited Company.

Maximum 2 hour, our expert team member contact you and discuss the requirement in detail. BIZINDIGO team member guide & advise you accordingly. Once you agreed and are satisfied, we start the documentation process.

Obtaining Digital Signature (DSC):

After basic documentation, BIZINDIGO team members start the process for the Digital Signature application.

A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) and Director Identification Number (DIN) for all the proposed Directors of the Company must be obtained.

Digital Signature is the secure and authentic way that a document can be submitted electronically. Now, almost all filings of e-forms on the MCA portal (Ministry of corporate affairs)  are required to be digitally signed by the applicant or authorized signatory.

For Obtaining a Digital Signature application to be made, to licensed Certifying Authority (CA) such as emudhra, V-sign, nCode along with a self-attested copy of Identity Proof & Address Proof of applicant.

Director Identification Number (DIN) Application:

After obtaining the Digital Signatures of all proposed directors, we apply for the Director Identification Number (DIN). DIN is pre-requirement of e-filing for Company Name approval & incorporation.

Without a valid DIN, no person can become a director in any company in India. For allotment of DIN, a DIN application be filed on MCA Portal in Form No. DIR-3.

DIN Application (DIR -3) to be accompanied by a self-attested copy of PAN, Proof of Identity, Proof of Address and one recent passport size colour photograph of the Applicant.

Note: PAN is mandatory for Indian Nationals & Passport for foreign nationals.

All Supporting documents must be attested by a practicing professional such as practicing CA, CS and CMA.

Company Name Approval through RUN (Reserve Unique Name)

After obtaining the DIN of all the proposed directors, the BIZINDIGO team members proceed further for the Name approval of your proposed company.

Name approval is to be obtained from the Registrar of Companies (ROC) by submitting a web form “RUN” (Reserve Unique Name). We can give a maximum of two names in order of preference.

Validity of Name Approval: The name once approved by the authority is valid for twenty (20) days.

Drafting of MOA & AOA:

After getting name approval, BIZINDIGO team members draft constitutional documents of your proposed Company i.e. Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Article of Association (AOA).

Digitally signing of MOA (INC-33) & AOA (INC-34)MOA & AOA is required to be digitally signed by each subscriber to the memorandum who will mention his Name, Address, description and occupation, if any, in the presence of at least one witness.

Witness will attest the signature and shall likewise digitally sign and add his Name, Address and occupation if any.

Practicing professionals (CA, CS or CMA) can be witnesses.Duly subscribed, digitally signed eMOA & eAOA is required to be filed with RoC along with the SPICe form (INC-32).

Filing of Incorporation Forms (SPICe Form, INC-32): 

After approval of Name of proposed company, applicant is required to file SPICe Form INC-32 in order to obtain the Certificate of Incorporation (COI).

The following forms or supporting documents to be filed with the RoC along with SPICe Form/ INC-32:

  • Affidavit from Directors for non-acceptance of deposits
  • Form DIR-2 (Consent to act as a Director of a company)
  • INC-9 (Director Declaration in the form of Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper)
  • eMOA (INC-33)
  • eAOA (INC-34)
  • Identity & Address proof of Subscribers
  • Identity & address proof of Directors
  • Registered Office address proof
  • NOC
  • Latest Utility bill in support of Registered Office address

Filing PAN and TAN Application (eForm 49A & 49B)

Now, as per newly introduced form SPICe, PAN and TAN is being applied along with SPICe form (INC-32) only.

After filing of SPICe form (INC-32) for Incorporation, Form49A for PAN Application and Form49B for TAN application is generated. Digitally signed forms (49A & 49B) then uploaded on MCA portal in order to obtain the PAN and TAN number of the proposed company.

Incorporation Certificate:

If, Roc find everything ok or in place, the Certificate of Incorporation is issued along with a unique CIN (Corporate Identification Number) and allotted PAN Number.

Now, COI is being issued along with PAN number mentioned on it. So, there is no need to wait to receive physical PAN card to open a Bank account.

The Company is deemed to be incorporated from the date of the Certificate of Incorporation.

You can Register a Private Limited Company and start your business in India easily. BIZINDIGO is here to help you. You can take the advantage of our free expert consultancy on Startup or how to register a company in India.

We have a dedicate team to cater the requirements of clients who is seeking legal assistance to setup a company, or business in India.

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