NGO/ Section 8 Company Registration

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Section 8 Company Registration

Section 8 Company pertains to promote commerce, art, science, sports, education, research, social welfare, religion, charity, protection of environment or any such other objects , provided the profits, if any, or other income is applied for promoting only the objects of the company and no dividend is paid to its members. Therefore, Section 8 Company is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 for charitable or not-for-profit purposes.

What Is Included In Our Package?

Procedure For Section 8 Company Registration

 Basic Details Form

Basic Details Form

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Obtaining DSC & DIN

Obtaining DSC & DIN

1 Working Day
RUN Verification And Name Approval

RUN Verification And Name Approval

1 Working Day
MOA And AOA / Apply for the license

MOA And AOA / Apply for the license

4 Working Days


Your Work Is Completed

Documents Required For Section 8 Company Registration

  • Self attested copy of PAN Card of each director
  • Self attested copy of Voter’s ID/Passport/Driver’s License/ Aadhaar Card of each director
  • Self attested copy of Bank Statement of each director
  • Passport-sized photograph of each director
  • Self attested copy   Mobile Bill/Electricity (Business Place in which registered office),
  •  Softcopy of Notarized Rental Agreement / Property Ownership proof,
  • Softcopy of Landlord NOC (Format will be provided),
  • Softcopy of Sale Deed/Property Deed (in case of owned property)

Minimum Requirements For Section 8 Company Registration

Advantages Of Section 8 Company Registration

  • Privileges  And Exemptions From Government Taxes
  • No Minimum Capital        
  • Deduction Under Section 80G To Donors      
  • Ease Of Formation
  • Limited Liability      
  • Perpetual Succession       
  • Separate Legal Entity       
  • Tax Benefits 


To Start Private Limited Company in India

1.	Startup Search will apply for DSC & DIN of Directors:

1. Startup Search will apply for DSC & DIN of Directors:

First of all, the Directors have to apply for Digital signature and DIN. Digital signature is an online signature used for E-filing and refer to Director Identification Number issued by MCA.
2.	RUN (Reserve Unique Name) search & approval:

2. RUN (Reserve Unique Name) search & approval:

You need to provide 2 unique & different names for your company, of which one will be selected by MCA. Names provided should ideally be unique and shows objects of the company business.
3.	Startup Search will Prepare MOA, AOA  :

3. Startup Search will Prepare MOA, AOA :

Once name is approved, we needs to draft Memorandum of association and Articles of Associate. Then both MOA and AOA are filed electronically with the MCA.
4.	Get your Company Incorporation Certificate:

4. Get your Company Incorporation Certificate:

It typically takes 5 – 7 days to incorporate a Private limited company and get the incorporation certificate. Incorporation certificate is a conclusive evidence that shows company has been created. It also includes CIN number (Corporate Identity Number), PAN and TAN of the company, EPFO & ESIC Registration.
5.	            All documents courier by startup search

5. All documents courier by startup search

Once your company has been incorporated, we shall send to all documents and DSCs to the clients

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I have to physically visit ROC office while setting up Section 8 Company?

The entire procedure is 100% online and you don’t have to be present at our office or any other office for incorporation. A scanned copy of documents has to be sent via mail. They get the company incorporation certificate from MCA via courier at their business address.

2. Is it necessary to have 2 directors for Section 8 Company Registration?

Yes, you need a minimum of two directors for a section 8 company registration.

3. Who can be a Shareholders & Directors in section 8 Company?

  Any individual/organization can become the member of the section 8 company including foreigners/NRI.

4. How much minimum capital required to form a section 8 Company?

No minimum paid up capital is required to register Section 8 company.

5. How much time is needed for setting up a Section 8 company in India?

If you have all the documents in order, it will take no longer than 5 – 7 days. However, this is dependent on the workload of the registrar.

6. Is it necessary to have a charitable object to register a Section 8 company?

Yes, it is necessary to have a non-profit motive to incorporate a Section 8 company.

7. Can Section 8 Companies distribute its profit to anyone?

Profit or Income of Non Profit Company can only be used for promotion of the charity work in which it is involved. Even declaration of dividend or distribution of profit to its promoters is not allowed.

9. Can a section 8 Company be converted into private limited company?
  • Yes, Section 8 company be converted into private limited company after taking the approval from ROC.

10. What are the benefits associated with the Section 8 Company?

There are various privileges and exclusions under the Company Law.

  • There is no need of a Minimum paid-up Capital.
  • Stamp duty registrations are also exempted.
  • Companies Auditor is not applicable.
  • Any registered partnership firm can be a member in its individual capacity.
  • Tax deductions to the donors of the Company.
11. Who is the Registrar of Companies(ROC) ?

ROC is a Government office with whom companies get registered. Every State has one ROC office except Maharashtra and Tamilnadu where there are two ROC offices. In Maharashtra companies are registered with Mumbai & Pune ROC. In Tamilnadu companies are incorporated at Chennai and Coimbatore ROCs. In all other States like Delhi there is only one ROC office, like at Bangalore, Hyderabad and so on.

12. How can we select name of Company?

Firstly we just need to find a unique name as prefix and promoters need to provide name of the proposed company along with significance of word. Secondly the name needs to include a word about the company business activity. Finally before selecting Names it will be advisable to check on Google, MCA Portal, MCA Guidelines and Trade Mark site the availability of Name.

13. Do I have Office (commercial) space to start a Section 8 Company?

No, commercial office space is not required. You can show your own residential or rented home address as the registered office address of the Company. This office address can be changed at any time after incorporation of the company. Once your startup is set up, stable and ready to move on to a nice corporate space you can change the registered office address by informing to the ROC office.

14. Can we change office address of Company after Incorporation?

Yes, company office address can be changed anytime after incorporation.

15. What is a DIN and why is it required for incorporation?

Director Identification Number (DIN) is a unique identification number required for a person to become a director of a company. DIN is issued by ROC office (Ministry of Corporate Affairs).It is similar to a PAN Card number.DIN is to be mentioned in documents while appointing a person as a director of a company.

16. What is a DSC and why is it required?

A digital signature is electronic signature, which is in the form of codes. It is used for signing the electronic forms, filed with ROC for incorporation of Company. Digital Signature cannot be used in physical documents.

17. What is MOA/AOA?

MOA means Memorandum of Association and AOA means Articles of Association. These are the byelaws or rules based on which important matters like main business of the company or meetings is decided. These are standard legal documents prepared by Company Secretaries during registration of the Company.

18. What is PAN /TAN NUMBER?

– PAN is a Permanent Account Number (10-digit alphanumeric number), which is issued by the Income Tax Department in India. A PAN Card is used as a document of identity proof. 
(TAN) is a Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (10-digit alphanumeric number), issued to persons who are required to deduct or collect tax on payments made by them under the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961.

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