how to register a company in India

  1. Obtain Digital Signature Certificate (DSC): The first step is to obtain a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) for the proposed directors of the company. This can be obtained from private agencies authorized by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA).
  2. Obtain Director Identification Number (DIN): The next step is to obtain Director Identification Number (DIN) for the proposed directors. This can be done online through the MCA portal.
  3. Name Approval: The next step is to apply for name approval of the company through the MCA portal. The proposed name of the company should not be similar to any existing company name or trademark.
  4. MOA & AOA: Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA) are the documents that define the purpose and rules of the company. These documents need to be prepared and submitted online to the MCA portal.
  5. Incorporation: Once the above steps are completed, an application for incorporation of the company can be submitted online to the MCA portal along with the necessary documents, including PAN and TAN numbers, address proof, and identity proof of the directors.
  6. Certificate of Incorporation: Once the MCA approves the application, a Certificate of Incorporation is issued, and the company is considered registered.

It is advisable to seek professional help from a chartered accountant or company secretary to ensure that all the necessary steps are completed correctly and in a timely manner.