How can I apply for a Company Name?

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How can I apply for a Company Name?

A proposed name can be reserved for the purpose of incorporation of a company or change of name of an existing company through the RUN service by logging into the MCA portal along with a fee of Rs. 1000/-.

Further, you may use the SPICe form for the integrated process of name reservation and incorporation of a company.

you can avail the RUN service at MCA portal for reserving a name online

What is the validity period of the Name approved?


An approved name is valid for a period of

(i) 20 days from the date of approval (in case name is being reserved for a new company) or
(ii) 60 days from the date of approval (in case of change of name of an existing company)

What is the minimum number of directors required to form a company?

Minimum no. of directors for

  • One Person Company: One,
  • Private Limited Company: Two,
  • or Public Limited Company: Three and,
  • for producer company: Five.

What is the minimum Paid-up Capital at the time of registration of a company?

The minimum paid up capital at the time of registration of a company shall be as follows:

One Person Company: Re.1/-
Private Limited Company: Rs.2/-
Public Limited Company: Rs.7/-
 
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