Start a Public Limited Company
5 SIMPLE STEPS
to Start Public Limited Company in India
Arrange basic documents of Directors
BMC will apply for DSC (Digital Signature) of Directors
BMC will Prepare MOA, AOA & other Legal documents
BMC will File (INC-29) or Incorporation Docs with ROC
Get your Company Incorporation Certificate
for Company Registration
Minimum 7 Shareholders.
Minimum 3 Directors
The directors and shareholders can be same person
One of the Directors must be Indian Resident
Minimum Authorised Share Capital Rs. 500,000 (INR One Lac)
DIN (Director Identification Number) for all Directors
DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) for two of the Directors
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS
Why to Register Private Limited Company
Limited Liability Protection to Directors personal assets
Many times startups need to borrow money and take things on credit. In case of normal Partnerships, Partners personal savings and property would be at risk incase business is not able to repay its loans. In a private limited company, only investment in business is lost, personal assets of the directors are safe.
Better image and credibility in Market
Public limited company is popular and well known business structure. Corporate Customers, Vendors and Govt. Agencies prefer to deal with Public Limited Company instead of proprietorship or normal partnerships.
Easy to raise funds and loans
Public Limited company can list itself in various stock exchanges in India and raise capital from stock market. Limited company also enjoys wide options to raise funds through bank loans, general public and Institutional investors.
Favorite Business structure for Investors
Investors love to invest in Public Limited companies as it is well structured and transparent business structure.
Easy Transfer of shares
Most important it is very easy to exit from a Public limited company, only shares of the company need to be handed over to the purchaser along with the signed share transfer forms.
WHAT ALL YOU GET
with Company Registration
DIN for 2 Directors
Digital Signature Token for 1 Director
Company Name Approval
Customized Incorporation Master File
Company PAN Card
Company TAN/TDS Number
MOA + AOA
New Incorporation Kit
Frequently Asked Questions.
Here are some common questions about Public Limited Company.
1. What documents required to set up Public Ltd. Company in India?
You need to arrange very simple documents of directors like photograph, Pan card and one address proof. For more details, please fill the above details and Get Started Now.
2. Who is 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.
4. Do I have to physically visit ROC Office while Setting up company?
No. StartupMates provides complete online Company Incorporation process. All legal documentation with ROC and visits are done by StartupMates.
4. Is Public Limited Incorporation to be renewed every year?
No. Once the company is formed, it will be valid till it is officially closed down by the owners. No renewal or fees is required. However, every year companies have to file very basic returns with ROC office
6. What is a DIN?
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.
7. What is a DSC?
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.
8. What is Company name search? Why it is important for new company registration?
Company name is very important part in registration of company. The company name is divided into 3 Parts:
1) Keyword (brand name like TATA or Flipkart)
2) Activity word(i.e. showing nature of business like Software)
3) Business Type word (i.e. Pvt. Ltd. or LLP). For Incorporation of company, the suggested name should not match with existing companies or trademark.
9. What is MOA & AOA of company?
MOA means Memorandum of Association and AOA means Articles of Association. These are the bylaws 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.
10. Can we change office address of the company after Incorporation?
Yes, company office address can be changed anytime after incorporation.
11. What is capital of the Company?
Capital means investment made by shareholders into the company. Authorised capital is an amount up to which company can issue shares. This capital is mentioned during incorporation of the company based on which ROC registration fees and stamp duty is paid. Paid up capital is an actual investment which goes from shareholders into company bank account, against which share certificate is issue by the company.
12. Do we have to deposit Share Capital in a Bank at the time of Incorporation?
No. After company is registered, it need to open a company bank account and then anytime within two months of incorporation, capital can be deposited into Company bank account.
13. Does my business have to have some level of turnover to start Private Limited?
This is not true, a Private limited company is one of the mode of doing business, which means it can be started from scratch. For that matter even after incorporating a private limited there is no obligation that the company must have sales or turnover.
14. Does PF, Service Tax or VAT is automatically applicable to Private Limited?
There is no automatic applicability. Provident Fund (PF), Service Tax or VAT law applicability is same for all types of businesses like sole proprietorship, partnership firms and companies. These laws are applicable only after crossing certain threshold limits.