10.Forms Required for Incorporation of Company

Before filing the forms to register a company, the prerequisites (Director Identification Number, Digital Signature Certificate, Form-1A, Memorandum and Articles of Association) must be completed.

The forms (form 1, form 18, form 32) and required documents must be submitted to Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Registrar of Companies for initiating the incorporation process


Documents to be filled for registering an India Company

Form 1

This is application or declaration for incorporation of a company. It states that all the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956 and the rules thereunder have been complied with in respect of registration. This form can be filled by the director or any other specified person (lawyer, CA, advocate etc.) engaged in formation of the company.


Form 18

This is notice of location or change of location of the registered office. It is to be filed by one of the directors of the company informing the ROC about the registered office of the proposed company


Form 32

This is a form stating the appointment of the proposed directors on the board of directors from the date of incorporation of the proposed company and is signed by one of the proposed directors.


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Submit to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) Portal, the above mentioned Forms (eForms 1, 18 and 32) after attaching the digital signature and paying the requisite filing and registration fees.


Send the physical copy of the following to the Registrar of Companies

  1. 3 stamped and signed copies of Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association to the Registrar of Companies

  2. Name availability letter issued by the Registrar of Companies

  3. Power of Attorney signed by all the subscribers of MOA authorizing one of the subscribers or any other person to act on their behalf for the purpose of incorporation and accepting the certificate of incorporation

  4. Any agreement referred to in the Memorandum and Articles of Association

  5. Any agreement proposed to be entered into with any individual for appointment as Managing or whole time Director

  6. Once the form has been approved by the concerned official of the Ministry, you will receive an email regarding the same and the status of the form will get changed to Approved.

To know more about eFiling process click All About eFiling and Register New Company at Ministry of Corporate Affairs.


All available forms can be downloaded from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs website.

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Certificate of Incorporation

After approval and verification of forms and documents, a Corporate Identity Number (CIN) is generated and a Certificate of Incorporation is issued to the company. The Private Company can start its business immediately after receipt of the certificate.