Privet Limited Company (Pvt. Ltd.)

Private Limited Company is a privately held small business entity. The liability of members of a private limited company is limited to the number of shares held by that member. A private limited company is governed by Companies Act,2013. Minimum number of shareholders required to start a private limited company is two while the upper limit of members is 200 in accordance with the Companies Act,2013. If a private limited company faces financial risk, its shareholders are not liable to sell their individual assets i.e. they have limited liability. There must be minimum two directors and maximum 15 directors for a private limited company and a director must be 18 years above in age. A foreign national can become a director of private limited company India. It is compulsory to add private limited (pvt ltd) to the name of a private limited company India. Minimum paid up capital amount for a private limited company is Rs. 1 Lakh. A private limited company keeps on existing even in the case of death or bankruptcy of its Members.

Checklist for Registering a Company

  • Two Directors
  • Unique Name
  • Minimum Capital Contribution
  • Registered Office

ADVANTAGES

  • Shields from personal liability and protects from other risks and losses.
  • Attracts more customers
  • Procures bank credits and good investment from reliable investors with ease.
  • Offers liability protection to protect your company’s assets
  • Greater capital contribution and greater stability
  • Increases the potential to grow big and expand

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

In India, Private Limited company registration cannot be done without proper identity proof and address proof. Identity and address proof will be needed for all the directors and the shareholders of the company to be incorporated. Listed below are the documents that are accepted by MCA for the online company registration process acceptable.

Identity And Address Proof

  • PAN Card or Passport (Foreign Nationals & NRIs)
  • Voter’s ID/Passport/Driver’s License
  • Latest bank statement/telephone or mobile bill/electricity or gas bill
  • Passport-sized photograph specimen signature (blank document with signature [directors only])

For the foreign nationals, apostilled or notarized copy of the passport has to be submitted mandatorily. All documents submitted should be valid. The residence proof documents like the bank statement or the electricity bill must be less than 2 months old.

Registered Office Proof

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

  • Latest bank statement/telephone or mobile bill/electricity or gas bill
  • Notarized rental agreement in English
  • No-objection certificate from the property owner
  • Sale deed/property deed in English (in case of owned property)

Note: Your registered office need not be a commercial space; it can be your residence too.