Documents required for company registration in india may vary for different types of companies. In this post, we have attempted to share the basic documents required for a private limited company.

The process of company incorporation in India has been made simpler and user friendly by Government of India. Now, minimum number of Documents Required Company Registration India. Also no notary and no notarisation required, so no stamp paper required at all, except in case of Section 8 Company or other special type of companies.  You simply have to sign and submit INC-9 and DIR-2 and give your KYC to your CA.

While different types of companies require different kinds of documentation to start a company and complete the registration process, we have given below the basic documents required for registering a private limited company in India. This is valid for all states across India. No extra document is required other than mentioned below. For example, many clients ask us whether “Rent Agreement” is required for company incorporation – well NO, RENT AGREEMENT IS NOT REQUIRED.

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Only the below mentioned documents are required for private limited company registration. Nothing more. Nothing less.

PAN CARD (compulsory)

Your PAN Card is compulsory for becming a Director in a private limited company. If you don’t have one, then apply before starting the registration process.

Aadhar Card (Not Compulsory)

While Aadhaar Card is not compulsory for new private limited company registration, it is good to have one. We need Aadhar number linked to your mobile number so that we can generate your Digital Signature (DSC) in minutes.

Any 1 Identity Proof

For each Director, you need to share any one identity proof in their name which can be Passport or Voter Card or Driving License or any other ID proof.

Any 1 Address Proof

For each Director, you need to share any one address proof in their name which can be either Bank Statement or Gas bill or Water bill or Electricity bill or Telephone bill. Address proof should not be more than 2 months old.  Aadhaar is not a valid address proof. (Note – bank passbook is not valid)

Proposed Office Address Proof

The most important document is Address Proof for proposed office address which can be Electricity Bill, Water Bill, Gas bill, Telephone bill or any other utility bill. This bill can be in anyone’s name. This bill needs to be less than 2 months old. The electricity bill can also be of home address or in father name.

Points to Remember

Total 7 documents are required for private limited company registration:

  1. Both Directors PAN card
  2. Both Directors Aadhaar card or Any Identity proof
  3. Both Directors Address proof
  4. Office utility bill (electricity bill)

For complete documents required, kindly speak to your CA or refer MCA website. For help and assistance from our expert panel of CA, contact us by filling the form here

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