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    Private Limited Company Registration in India

    A Private Limited Company is a privately owned business entity formed for any lawful purpose under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 having minimum of two and maximum of two hundred members and the name of the company must end with the words ‘Private Limited’.

    A company incorporated outside India seeking interest to start their operations in India as a start-up structure can incorporate a private limited company with substantially relaxed and lesser compliance regime as compared to a public limited Company.


    Eligibility For Private Limited Company Registration in India

    • Minimum 2 Shareholder
    • Minimum 2 Director
    • One of the directors must be an Indian resident
    • Minimum Authorised Share Capital to be Re.1
    • Digital signature Certificate for 2 Promoters
    • The Director and shareholder can be the same person
    • Director Identification Number (DIN) for all directors
    • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) for director and shareholder

    Document Required for Private Limited Company Registration in India

      From Directors

    • Copy of PAN (in case of resident); OR PAN Declaration (in case of Non Resident)
    • Copy of Passport (in case of non-resident);
    • Declaration in Form INC-9 for First Directors*
    • Copy of proof of identity(Voters ID/Driving License/Passport);
    • Copy of residential proof (Bank Statement/Telephone Bill/ Mobile Bill/ Gas Bill not older than 2 months);
    • Consent to act as directors*;
    • Disclosure of interest in other entities*;

      From Company

    • Copy of Sale deed/ Property Deed (in case of owned property) or Lease Deed (in case of rented premises);
    • Copy of Telephone or Mobile/Electricity or Gas Bill of registered office (Any one, not older than 2 months) ;
    • No-objection Certificate from the owner of the premises for its use as registered office*;
    • Memorandum and Articles of Association*

      From Subscribers

    • Copy of PAN (in case of resident);
    • Copy of Passport (in case of non-resident);
    • Copy of proof of identity (Voter\'s ID/Driving License/Passport);
    • Copy of residential proof (Bank Statement/ Telephone Bill/ Mobile Bill/Gas Bill not older than 2 months);

    Note 1: In case of foreign directors/subscribers, all the aforesaid documents should be notarized and apostilled or consularized. In case documents are not in english, translated copy in english should be notarized and apostiled or consularized. please read the attestation requirements of documents below in FAQs

    Note 2: *Draft will be provided by our team

    Note 3: Following additional documents will be required in case the subscriber of the company to be incorporated is another company: • Copy of resolution passed by the subscriber company; • Certificate of Incorporation of the Subscriber Company.

    Benefits of Private Limited Company Registration in India

    • Separate Legal entity

      As a juristic legal person, both the company and its members have separate legal identity that is distinct from each other.

    • Perpetual Succession

      A company existence is uninterrupted, even the death or insolvency of shareholder(s)/ directors cannot affect the continuity of business of the company.

    • Limited liability of members

      The liability of members of a private limited company is limited to the amount of share capital remaining unpaid on the shares held by them.

    • Easy transferability of ownership

      The ownership in a private limited company is easily transferable by way of transfer of shares from one member to another subject to the restriction that the total number of members of a private limited company cannot exceed 200.

    • Easy Financial Assistance

      Private Limited Company is not allowed to borrow capital from public. However, its growth is not restricted hereby as it can attract finance from Private Equity Investors, banks and other financial institutions to meet its financial requirement/obligations without any restrictions.

    Process of Private Limited Company Registration in India

    1. Name Approval

    The first and the foremost step in Registering a Company in India is reservation of name by filing SPICe+ Part A. The company is required to provide two names in order of preference. The names shall be supported with a rationale and objectives of the company to be pursued upon incorporation.

    2. Obtaining DSC and DIN

    A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is mandatory for all the persons who intends to become a Director or Subscribers of the proposed Company.

    Director Identification Number (DIN): it is mandatory for every Director to obtain DIN before being appointed as Director. The SPICE + form provides an option to apply for maximum 3 DIN.

    3. Filing of application with ROC

    For incorporation of Company an application in Form SPICE+ B is submitted with the Registrar of Companies along with MOA, AOA and AGILE-PRO-S linked web form for obtaining ‘Certificate of Incorporation’

    4. Certificate of Incorporation

    Obtaining "Certificate of Incorporation" from Registrar of Companies.

    Why Companies Next

    At Companies Next we ensure that our clients receive the best services at all times, our team is made up of CAs, Lawyers, CS, IIM graduates, Actuaries, and other auxiliary personnel. Our professionals deliver hassle-free services to any industry using adaptable and personalised solutions. Our current procedure is constantly being improved, and we look for fresh approaches to do the same jobs. We pledge to expedite the completion of every assignment and provide our clients with a smooth experience.

    Our Company Registration service include:

    •  DSC of Subscribers and Directors

    • 2 DIN

    • Company Registration fees and stamp duty

    • Certificate of Incorporation

    • Company’s PAN and TAN

    • Company's EPFO and ESIC Registration

    • Company’s Shop & Establishment Registration (Faridabad)

    • Professional Tax Registration (Maharashtra)

    • Opening of Bank Account

    • Drafting of Memorandum and Articles of Association


    For setting up a private limited company, minimum of 2 and maximum of 200 shareholders are required. In addition, minimum of 2 and maximum of 15 directors can be appointed by any private limited company.

    There is no restriction on a Member of a Private Limited Company to be a Director of the same company or asvice versa.

    No, you are not required to be present at our office or appear at any office for the incorporation of a Private Limited Company. All the documents can be scanned and sent through email and the original hard copy can be couriered to our office.

    Once a Company is incorporated, it will be active and in-existence until you liquidate it either by striking-off or winding up.

    Investment by person resident outside India is prohibited in certain sectors namely:

    1. Lottery business including Government/ private lottery, online lotteries;
    2. Gambling and betting including casinos;
    3. Chit funds (except for investment made by NRIs and OCIs on a non- repatriation basis);
    4. Nidhi company;
    5. Trading in Transferable Development Rights (TDRs);
    6. Real Estate Business or Construction of Farm Houses;
    7. Manufacturing of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes. The prohibition is on manufacturing of the products mentioned and foreign investment in other activities relating to these products including wholesale cash and carry, retail trading etc. will be governed by the sectoral restrictions laid down in Regulation 16 of FEMA 20(R);
    8. Activities/ sectors not open to private investment viz. atomic energy and railway operations;
    9. Foreign technology collaboration in any form including licensing for franchise, trademark, brand name, management contract is also prohibited for Lottery business and Gambling and betting activities

    The minor shall not be appointed as director of the company. He needs to be over 18 years of age and must be a natural person. Foreign nationals are also eligible to be a director in an Indian Private Limited Company provided that at least one of the director shall be resident of India.

    Yes, the office can be commercial / industrial / residential which is capable of receiving and acknowledging all communications and notices as may be addressed to it is required which can be shown as the registered office of the Company.

    To incorporate a Company quickly, make sure the proposed name of the Company is very unique. Names that are similar to an existing company / limited liability partnership / trademark can be rejected and additional time will be required for re-submission of names.

    DIN is a unique identification number assigned to all existing and proposed Directors of a Company. Before a person gets appointed as a Director, he must obtain a valid DIN. DIN never expires and a person can possess only one DIN.

    Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued by Income Tax Department of India as a proof of identification for tax purposes. It is required for obtaining Digital Signature Certificate, opening bank account, various statutory registrations, to pay taxes and filing tax returns and many other transactions as prescribed by government time to time. It is mandatory for a company incorporated in India to obtain PAN.

    A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) establishes the identity of the signee electronically while filing documents. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) mandates that e-form(s) submitted on MCA portal are digitally signed using DSC.

    Yes. It is mandatory for all the new companies incorporated w.e.f 23rd February, 2020 to obtain EPFO and ESIC registration.

    Yes. All the new companies are required to apply for opening the company’s bank account through the Form AGILE PRO.

    No. Registration for Professional Tax  is mandatory only in respect of new companies incorporated in the State of Maharashtra w.e.f 23rd February 2020.

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