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Documents Required for Section 8 or NGO Registration

Documents for Section-8 (NGO) Registration

Because of the pandemic COVID-19, people all around the globe have started to understand the importance of spreading awareness and are now taking a step towards the upliftment of society as a whole. Thus, to ensure this, especially in India, the demand for incorporating an NGO or a Section 8 company is going to increase.

In the last 7 months, 250+ NGOs* started functioning with the aim of promoting social welfare and charity. Let us first understand what exactly is a Section 8 Company or an NGO.

What is a Section 8 Company Registration or Non-Profit Organization?

Section 8 company registration or a Non- Profit Organization refers to the legal entities that are started with the objective of helping society. Such types of companies have an objective like promoting social welfare, education, charity, art, science, religion, or any such activity that is crucial for the welfare of the society.

As the name, Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) suggests, these companies’ main agenda is for charitable and non-profit purposes only.

Different types of companies like a Pvt. Ltd or an Ltd. company have different types of legal requirements & implications. But, a private limited company or a public limited company can also be named as a Section- 8 company if, they are working towards the welfare of the society at large without an intention of getting any kind of dividend or profit.

Documents Required for Section 8 Company Registration Process Online:

These are the documents required for a Section 8 Company Registration or Section 8 NGO Registration Online:

1- DIN (Director’s Identification Number)

DIN is issued by the registrar of companies. Without DIN, one cannot start his/her Section 8 company registration process.

You are required to send an application to the registrar of the companies along with one photograph, address proof, and I.D., which needs to be attested by a Chartered Accountant, for the allotment of DIN.

2- DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)

Digital Signature Certificate is a physical certification of your sign available in the digital format. While filling out the application form for a Section 8 Company registration process, a DSC is a pre-requisite. Moreover, it is issued by a licensed certified officer.

3- Approval of Name

According to the guidelines provided by the government, every company must have a unique name. For that matter, you should provide at most 6 names that the company has to be registered under. Additionally, it must conclude with the words like foundation, trust, association, council, etc.

4- MOA and AOA

Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA) are the different documents that are required Section 8 Company Registration Online. AOA defines the corporate relationship; on the other hand, MOA defines the company’s purpose and its Primary and Ancillary operations.

1- INC 14: Declaration for Professionals like CA, CS, Advocate, and CMA.
2- INC 15: Declaration complying with regulation of Section-8 Company
3- Electricity Bill of the registered office of the company
4- Address NOC
5- Projected Income- Expenditure for 5 years
6- DIR- 2: Declaration to Act as a Director.

But with Vakilgiri, you only have to submit the following documents, the rest will be provided by us.

1- PAN Card of all Directors/ Shareholders (mandatory)/ Passport (Foreign Nationals & NRIs)
2- Aadhaar Card of all Directors/ Shareholders
3- Passport-sized Photograph of all Directors/ Shareholders
4- Latest bank statements (2 months) or telephone or mobile bill or electricity or gas bill
5- Electricity Bill of the registered office of the company
6- No-objection certificate (NOC) from the property owner.

Vakilgiri is one of India’s Best Legal Service providers who has helped 1000+ entrepreneurs and enthusiasts to work towards fulfilling their dream of making this world a better place for the last 5 years.

We are a team of dedicated Legal Advisors & Web Developers who provide a one-stop solution for your Section 8 NGO registration process online. We understand the importance of hard-earned money, thus providing various company registration services at a nominal price ensuring that you don’t have to worry about the initial hefty investments for registering your company/business.

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Hamza Malik
Hamza Malik
2 years ago

Thank you for the information

Shobhit goyal
Shobhit goyal
2 years ago

I have registered my section 8 company in March 2021. When do I need to file the compliances?

5 months ago

“Thank you for this informative article! I’m always on the lookout for valuable insights and updates in the field . Your blog consistently provides clear and practical guidance, which is tremendously helpful to professionals like me. Keep up the great work, and I look forward to more expert advice in the future!”

Last edited 5 months ago by Yogesh
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