Private Limited Company Registration

Setting your business in the form of Private Limited Company is the most recommended and globally acceptable business structures. Be it Government, Investors, Bankers, Customers or Public at large, they all recognize Private Limited Company easily with its name ending with Pvt. Ltd. Or Private Limited or (P) Ltd. and it has become the most preferable choice of business registration in the Indian Start-up Ecosystem.

The registration of your business in the form of Private Limited Company gives your business an identification, legal protection and opens up many other fund-raising opportunities from Angel Investors, Venture Capitalist, Private Equity Investors, Incubation Fund and various other schemes by the banking in India.

Private Limited Company is considered the most suitable and desirable form of starting any business. You may have the business of Industrial Manufacturing, Trading, Marketing, Consultancy, E-Commerce, Service Sector, Technology-driven start-ups, registering a Private Limited Company is the universally accepted business structure and as such is relied across borders by MNCs when need arises to collaborate.

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Documents Required

Private Limited Company is registered under the Companies Act, 2013 and regulated by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) with its extended hand called Registrar of Companies of the respective states where the company will have its registered office address.

To register your start-up as Private Limited Company, there are certain set of documents required to begin with the registration procedure of Private Limited Company under the regime of Central Registration Centre (MCA).

You will be glad to know that most of the documents which are filed with the Department are drafted by us for your convenience. List of documents required from your end:

A. Identity Proof

Identity Proof is required for all the proposed shareholders and directors. Identity Proof will be PAN Card copy in case of Indian Nationals and apostilled/ notarized copy of Passport for Foreign Nationals. All Documents must be self-attested.

B. Address Proof

Two Address Proofs are required for proposed shareholders and directors. One is Driving License/ Passport/ Voter ID and Second is Bank Statement/ Electricity Bill/ Mobile Bill/ Telephone Bill.

C. Contact Details

Mobile Number and E-mail ID are required for all the proposed directors. It is to be noted that the Mobile Number and E-mail ID to be provided shall belong to the directors only and not of any professional or closed relatives too. Further, one email address of Company is also required.

D. Educational Qualification

Educational Qualification of the proposed directors is to be provided. It is not required to provide the proof for the educational qualification. The CRC (MCA) does not ask for its copies to be attached with the incorporation documents.

E. Registered Office

A recent copy of the Electricity bill/ Gas bill/ Mobile/ Telephone bill is required. A rental agreement or lease/sale deed along with NOC from the landlord with his/her consent to use the office as a registered office is also required. Rent Agreement would not be required if the place is in the name of any of the directors.

F. Draft Documents for SPICE+

Finally, based on the above documents provided we prepare the drafts documents as per the company law which are required to be submitted to CRC (MCA). At CCL, we make it simple with our experience and knowledge of regular Company Registration for you. You are not required to visit any place and we will complete the company registration procedure at the comfort of your home as the process is completely online.

Note: In addition to the above documents, you need to share with us the desirable company name and we will check its availability. Scope of the company, proposed share capital, place of business, profit sharing ratio are some of the basic information we do require from your end.

Features & Benefits of Private Limited Company

Limited Liability

One of the best features of Private Limited Company registration is that the liability of the person who invests money into the business (also known as shareholders) will be limited to the amount invested by them which also means that personal property of the promoters will remain safe and secure. This limited liability builds confidence of young entrepreneurs to fulfil their dream of having their own Company.

Separate Legal Entity

The separate legal entity feature gives your company to keep yourself and the company at length recognizing its own separate identity. In the eyes of law, Company and its Representatives are different personalities and Company can sue and be sued on its own name without the name of its shareholders or directors.

Perpetual Succession

This is what makes the registered company different from proprietorship or partnership firms where on the death of proprietor/ partners, the firm ceases to exist but in case of registered company, even the death of all directors/shareholders cannot stop the company to exist.

Easy exit and transferability

During the lifetime of the Company, if all or any of the shareholders wish to exit from the company, they can do so by simply transferring their shares. It is very easy to transfer shares to other person by way of share transfer arrangements. This gives shareholders the freedom to take informed decision whether to continue or not at any given point of time.

Owning Property

Company being a legal person can own property on its own name through its Legal Representative. The Property includes Intellectual Property (IPR) such as Trademark, Copyright, Patent and Design too. Company can also mortgage property the same way as a natural person to banks or any other financial institution.

Borrowing Capacity

Company being a Legal Person, when there comes a requirement to borrow capital or funds, it can be done through various modes of borrowing. Some of them could be Private Equity/ Angel Investor/ Venture Capitalist/ Short-term capital from Directors or their Relatives and Debts through Banks or FIIs.

Investment Ready

Any Investor who is looking to make investment generally prefers Private Limited Company than any other business structure. This is what makes a Private Limited Company investment ready. A Company can also get itself registered under DPIIT (Earlier DIPP) Scheme of Start-up India under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India to enjoy numerous benefits which the Indian Govt comes up time to time.

Frequently Ask Questions

If you have a question that deals with clients, customers or the public in general, there is bound to be a need for the FAQ page.

Private Limited Company is the most sought form of Company Registration in India. It is the most preferred form of business and regulated by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) under Companies Act, 2013. A Private Limited Company is a type of business structure registered with MCA to give a separate legal existence to the business different from its directors and shareholders. This means that a company continues to exist even after the death of any member/director in the company.

A minimum of two persons are required to form a Private Limited Company. It is not even important that members should be different from directors. In a company, two persons can act as Members and Directors both at the same time. Members amd Shareholders are one in the same. That means an individual may become shareholder and director at the same time.

There is no minimum capital requirement to form a Private Limited Company. Startups may choose on their own how much paid-up capital they want to keep during the Company Registration. However, generally one lac capital is kept as per most companies registered.

Name reservation is quite simple and easy to obtain. Our professionals will guide and help you in choosing the best suitable name of your company according to name guidelines of company incorporation and trademark laws.

Director Identification Number (DIN) is a unique number assigned by the MCA to Individuals allowing them to become Director in any Company or Designated Partner in an LLP (In LLP, it is called DPIN). Any natural person above the age of 18 years can become the director in the company after getting DIN. There are no specific regulations provided in terms of citizenship or residency, also a foreign national can become a director.

Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) are the digital equivalent (electronic format) of physical or paper-based certificates. Likewise, a digital certificate can be presented electronically to prove one's identity, to access information or services on the Internet or to sign certain documents digitally. SPICE+ forms are filed for online company registration after affixing the DSC. The subscribers to MOA & AOA shall possess DSC for submitting e-forms for incorporation.

Memorandum of Association (MOA) is a legal document prepared during the registration process of a company to define its relationship with shareholders and contains the main objectives of the company. Articles of Association (AOA) are by-laws of the company and it regulates management of a company and creates certain rights and obligations between the members and the company.

Yes, Startups get benefits of getting themselves registered as a Start-up under DPIIT and avail many benefits launched by the Govt. Corporates recognize Private Limited Company very well and the foremost advantage is of credibility and good reputation of the established business in the eyes of Investors, Incubation Centres, Financial Institutions and Customers at large.

Post incorporation compliances are easy and manageable. Companies Act, 2013 provides a lot of exemptions to private Companies due to which compliances becomes easy and handy. At CCL, Professionals are there to manage each and every compliance of your company. Get in touch with us to know the post incorporation compliance especially commencement of business.

No, With Compliance Calendar LLP, no compliance is complicated. Our team is here to manage each and every thing when it is about managing company compliances.

We are the market experts in registration and compliance of Companies. We can help you with end to end services in Private Limited Registration anywhere in India. Company Registration is a legal process and therefore it is prudent to assign the work to a professionally managed firm like CCL.

Write to us at info@ccoffice.in or WhatsApp/Call us +91 9988424211 and we will be more than happy to be partner in your entrepreneurial journey.