A Company is a Separate Legal entity as per Legislation applicable in India. Ministry of Corporate affairs must be credited for bringing in a much required change in the whole process of Incorporation. Incorporating a Company has become much more easier and will get further simplified as expected in future times. In this Article , We try to understand how to Incorporate a Company as per Companies Act , 1956 on MCA portal.

So here We Start …….

Step – 1

Log on to MCA Portal 

Step – 2

Click on MCA -21 Link as provided in Screenshot Below

Step – 3

Now Click on Register a New Company as Shown Below

Step – 4
Purchase a Digital Signature

Digital Signatures can be Purchased from Certifying Authorities like TCS , N(Code) Solutions etc. Refer to Below List :

Prices For Issuance Of Class-II Digital Signature at the Consumer End
Sr. No. Name of Certification Agency (CA) Cost of USB Cryptotoken Cost of DSC with one year validity Renewal Charges for DSC with one year validity Cost of DSC with two year validity Support charges
1. MTNL CA Reference of USB crypto token which the user can procure is provided on Rs. 300/- ( for MTNL phone subscriber) and Rs. 450/- for others (Taxes extra) Rs. 300/- ( for MTNL phone subscriber) and Rs. 450/- for others (Taxes extra) Rs. 400/- ( for MTNL phone subscriber) and Rs. 600/- for others
( Taxes extra)
2. TCS Rs. 750 (Inclusive of 4% Sales Tax). Any other applicable Taxes Extra. Rs. 1245 (Inclusive of 12.24% Sales Tax.) Any other applicable Taxes Extra. Rs. 1000/- (Inclusive of 12.24% Sales Tax) Any other applicable Taxes Extra Rs. 1900/- (Inclusive of 12.24% Sales Tax) Any other applicable taxes Extra Not Provided by CA
3. IDBRT Not provided by the CA. The user can procure the token from market directly and get his DSC loaded into it Rs. 750/- (Rs. 500/- towards administrative expenses and Rs 250/-for Certificate) Rs. 750/- Rs. 1500/- Inclusive
Taxes extra
Rs. 995/-
(No service tax applicable)
Rs. 995/-
(No service tax applicable)
Rs. 1650/-
(No service tax applicable)
Rs. 500/- per site visit payable directly to the Authorised Partner.
5. nCODE Solutions Rs. 900/-
(Inclusive of VAT/Sales Tax)
Rs. 1090/-
(No service tax applicable)
Not Finalised Rs. 1650/-
(No service tax applicable)
6. NIC Certificate provided in Smart card. Cost of Card Rs. 400/-. For DSCs on USB token, the subscribers have to bring NICCA approved USB token All certificates provided with 2 years validity NIL NIL for Government Rs. 150/- for PSU, Autonomous & Statutory Bodies Training Charges: Rs. 500/- per participant (optional)
7. Central Excise & Customs Does not issue DSCs to person other than those from the Department
8. e-Mudhra (3i Infotech Consumer Services Limited) Rs 700/-

• Exclusive of VAT / Sales Tax / Courier charges

Rs. 899/-

• Service tax not applicable

Rs. 899/-

• Service tax not applicable

Rs. 1149/-

• Service tax not applicable

Inclusive of Telephonic or Web support

You Can also Contact Us for the Same. For Digital Signature you need to give a Copy of PAN and Voter ID Card.

Register your Digital Signature

Once you get Digital Signature Bought , you then need to Register this Digital Signature on MCA Database.To Know More about how to Register your Digital Signature on MCA Click Here.

 Step – 5

Assuming that you have already registered your DIN on MCA. Now Apply For Director Identification Number in Form DIN-1 . Applying for DIN is mandatory for Directors and must to incorporate a New Company

The concept of a Director Identification Number (DIN) has been introduced for the first time with the insertion of Sections 266A to 266G of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2006. As such, all the existing and intending Directors have to obtain DIN within the prescribed time-frame as notified.

Note : To file an eForm or to avail any paid service on MCA portal, you are first required to register yourself as a user in the relevant user category, such as registered and business user. 

Step – 6

Apply for the name of the company to be registered by filing Form1A for the same. After that depending upon the proposed company type file required incorporation forms listed below.

  • Form 1 : Application or declaration for incorporation of a company
  • Form 18 : Notice of situation or change of situation of registered office
  • Form 32 : Particulars of appointment of managing director, directors, manager and secretary and the changes among them or consent of candidate to act as a managing director or director or manager or secretary of a company and/ or undertaking to take and pay for qualification shares

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”

Related FAQs

Note : For Filing the above form-1, you must attach Copy of MOA/AOA along with Certain other Resolutions , We Shall Discuss about this in Our Next Post.

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