Procedure for Nidhi Company Registration


Though the process of registering a Nidhi Company is simple, still, assistance from a professional is advised for the completion of various complex forms and filing them within time. Moreover, the government portals and language are a bit on the difficult side, too.  But we can help you by giving some keynotes that what points mostly you all have to know.

Step 1: Applying for DIN and DSC

First, the Directors of the Nidhi company are to apply for DIN (Director’s Identification Number) and DSC (Digital Signature Certificate). DIN is issued by the MCA and DSC is a digital signature used for all e-filing processes. This step can be skipped for the Director who already has DIN and DSC.

Step 2: Name Approval

Now, you need to choose and suggest 3 different names to the MCA for your Nidhi Company. Out of these 3 names, only one will be accepted for your Company by the MCA. The proposed names must be unique and not matching to the names of other already registered companies. As
per Rule 8 of the Company Act. The approved name will remain valid for 20 days only.

Step 3: MoA & AoA (Memorandum of Association) and AoA (Articles of Association).

Association) and AoA (Articles of Association). These must mention the main objective of incorporating a Nidhi company as a charity. The MoA and AoA are to be filed to the ROC (Registrar of Companies) with the subscription statement.

Step 4: Certificate of Incorporation (CIN)

It takes between 15-25 days to form a Nidhi company and get the incorporation certificate. This certificate declares that a company has been created and it mentions the company identification number (CIN) as well.

Step 5: PAN, TAN and Bank Account

Lastly, you need to apply for both “PAN and TAN”. The PAN and TAN are usually received within 7 working days. Later, you have to get a bank account opened by submitting the Certificate of Incorporation, MoA, AoA, and PAN to the bank.

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