Every Month approximately 10000 plus companies and partnership firms are registered across India. As on April 2018, there are around 5o lakh companies in India. So, to find a unique company name is not difficult, it is almost impossible. How to search company name online mca website? What do you do in this case? How do you search for the perfect name for your startup and obtain the registration from Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

Below we give you a step by step approach to search for company name online:

Step 1  Think of few unique names. Many entrepreneurs are attached to common names starting with Gods or family members. That will not work. Because as per The Companies (Incorporation) Rules 2014, the name is not supposed to be:

  • Too general
  • Starting from business activity
  • Existing trademark or application to trademark
  • Matching other existing registered companies by 50% or more

Thus, it becomes clear that the name needs to be unique. The company name has to be a name which has not been used before and which is free from trademark.

Step 2:- Check your proposed company names Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) database of registered companies to check if your proposed name matches any other existing company name. Your proposed name should be more tahn 50% unique than other similar company names.

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