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Section 8 Company

A Section 8 company is registered as non profit organisation, established for promoting commerce, art, science, sports, education, research, social welfare, religion, charity, protection of environment or any such other object. As per section 8 of Companies Act 2013, where it is proved to the satisfaction of the Central Government that a person or an association of persons want to register themselves under section 8 as a limited company for the furtherance of above mentioned objects, the Central Government may, by licence issued in prescribed manner allow that person or association of persons to be registered as a limited company under this section without the addition to its name of the word "Limited", or as the case may be, the words "Private Limited", and thereupon the Registrar shall, on application, in the prescribed form, register such person or association of persons as a company under this section.

A Section 8 Company needs a minimum of two persons, there is no upper limit to the number of members. The Board of Management is in the form of a Board of directors or managing committee. A section 8 company has various advantages when compared to Trust or Society like improved recognition and better legal standing. Section 8 company also has higher credibility amongst donors, Government departments and other stakeholders.

Why  to  register  as  Section  8  Company

Easy Formation


Section 8 Companies are registered under the Companies Act, 2013. Hence, the registration process is easy and certificate of incorporation for a Section 8 Company is issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Naming Entity


Section 8 Companies can be registered with names that contain words like Association, Foundation, Society, Council, Club, Charities, Institute, Academy, Organisation, Federation, Chamber of Commerce, Development and more.

Financial Gain


Like a private limited company, a Section 8 Company will also have revenue, expenses, profits and losses. However, in a Section 8 Company the profits can be used only for the charitable or not-for-profit purposes mentioned in the MOA.

Management


Trusts are managed by Trustees as per a Trust Deed. Section 8 Company does not have the concept of Trustees. Hence, Section 8 Companies are managed by the Board of Directors based on the MOA and AOA of the Section 8 Company.

Transferability


The management of a Section 8 Company can be easily transferred from one person to another by altering or changing the composition of Board of Directors. Section 8 Company can also be controlled by shareholders.

No Paid Up Capital


To register a Section 8- Company there is no need of minimum paid up capital and exemption of Stamp duty for registration. Only two members are required if it is a Private Company and seven members are required in case of Public Limited Company.

Documents  Required  For  Section  8  Company  Registration

Identity and Address Proof

Identity and address proof will be required from all the Directors of the section 8 company to be incorporated. PAN is a mandatory identity proof. All documents submitted must be valid. Residence proof documents like bank statement or electricity bill must be less than 2 months old.

Registered Office Proof

All companies must have a registered office in India. To prove access to the registered office, a recent copy of the electricity bill or property tax receipt or water bill must be submitted. Along with the utility bill, rental agreement or sale deed and a letter from the landlord with his/her consent to use the office as a registered office of a company must be submitted.

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SECTION 8 COMPANY REGISTRATION PROCESS

Obtaining DSC & DIN

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) and Director Identification Number (DIN) is required for the proposed Directors of the Section 8 Company. DIN and DSC can be obtained for the proposed Directors within 1 to 2 days.

Name Approval & License

A minimum of one and a maximum of six proposed names must be submitted to the MCA. Subject to availability, naming guidelines and MCA processing time, Name Approval can be obtained in 2-3 working days. Once, the name is reserved, a license must be obtained prior to incorporation which will take 7-10 days.

Section 8 Company Registration

Once the license is obtained, registration documents can be submitted to the MCA along with an application for registration. MCA will usually approve the application for incorporation in 2-3 working days, subject to their processing time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Section 8 Company is named Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, which pertains to a established 'for promoting commerce, art, science, sports, education, research, social welfare, religion, charity, protection of environment or any such other object', 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 or Section 25 Company is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 for charitable or not-for-profit purposes.
A minimum of two people are required to register a section 8 company in India.

An address in India where the registered office of the Company will be situated is required. The premises can be a commercial / industrial / residential where communication from the MCA will be received.

No, you will not have to be present at our office or appear at any office for the registration of a Section 8 Company. All the documents can be scanned and sent through email to our office. Some documents will also have to be couriered to our office.
Greenleafdsc.com can incorporate a Section 8 Company for in 20-25 days. The time taken for registration will depend on submission of relevant documents by the client and speed of Government Approvals. To ensure speedy registration, please choose a unique name for your Company and ensure you have all the required documents prior to starting the registration process.
Yes, a NRI or Foreign National can be a Director in a Section 8 Company after obtaining Director Identification Number. However, at least one Director on the Board of Directors must be a Resident India.
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
Yes, Section 8 company can be converted into private limited company after taking the approval from ROC.
Once a Company is incorporated, it will be active and in-existence as long as the annual compliances are met with regularly. In case, annual compliances are not complied with, the Company will become a Dormant Company and maybe struck off from the register after a period of time. A struck-off Company can be revived for a period of up to 20 years.
The Director needs to be over 18 years of age and must be a natural person. There are no limitations in terms of citizenship or residency. Therefore, even foreign nationals can be Directors in a Indian Company.
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