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Section 8 Company Registration Online in India

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A Section 8 company, also known as a Section 8 nonprofit company, is a type of legal entity recognized under the Companies Act of India. It is a company that is formed for the promotion of arts, science, commerce, charity, education, research, social welfare, religion, sports, protection of the environment, or any other similar objective.

Section 8 companies are registered with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and are governed by the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. They are required register under the MCA in order to operate as a nonprofit organization.

Section 8 companies are not allowed to distribute profits or dividends to their members, and any surplus funds must be used for the furtherance of the company's objectives. They are also required to submit annual reports and financial statements to the MCA.

In order to qualify as a Section 8 company, an organization must be registered as a not-for-profit company and must not be formed for the purpose of carrying on any business with the object of making profit. The members of a Section 8 company are not personally liable for the debts of the company.

Section 8 companies are an important part of the nonprofit sector in India and play a vital role in the social and economic development of the country.


Documents Required

  • Passport photograph of the Directors

  • Self-attested PAN Card of the Directors and shareholders

  • Latest bank statement/telephone/mobile/electricity/gas bill of the directors.

  • ID Proof of all the Directors (Driving License/Passport/Voter ID/Aadhar)

  • Registered Office Proof: Rent agreement/NOC from owner/Sale Deed/property deed/ electricity bill/ gas bill or any other utility bill)



Benefits of Section 8 Company Registration:

  • Tax exemptions: Section 8 companies are eligible for tax exemptions under the Income Tax Act, 1961. This includes exemptions on income from charitable activities, as well as exemptions on donations received by the company.

  • Limited liability: The members of a Section 8 company are not personally liable for the debts of the company. This means that their personal assets are protected in the event that the company is unable to pay its debts.

  • Reputation and credibility: Registering a company as a Section 8 company can enhance its reputation and credibility, as it demonstrates a commitment to working for the benefit of society and the advancement of a particular cause.

  • Ability to raise funds: Section 8 companies are eligible to receive donations and grants from a variety of sources, including individuals, corporations, and government agencies. This can be an important source of funding for the company's activities.

  • No minimum Paid up Capital: Section 8 company does not require minimum paid up capitial.

  • Simplified compliance: Section 8 companies are subject to fewer compliance requirements than for-profit companies, making it easier to manage the company's affairs.

Overall, registering a company as a Section 8 company can be a beneficial choice for organizations that are focused on promoting a particular cause or objective and that do not intend to generate profits for the benefit of their members.



  • Name approval: The name of the company must be unique and must not be identical or similar to an existing company. It must also comply with the naming guidelines set out by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA).

  • DSC and DIN: Obtain the Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) and Director Identification Number (DIN) of the directors: The DSC and DIN are required for filing the incorporation documents online.

  • File the Incorporation Documents: The Incorporation documents, including the Memorandum of Association (MoA) and Articles of Association (AoA), must be filed with the MCA through the MCA portal.

  • Obtain the Certificate of Incorporation: After the incorporation documents have been filed, the MCA will review them and, if they are in order, will issue a Certificate of Incorporation.

  • Obtain the Section 8 License: After the company has been incorporated, it must apply for a Section 8 license from the MCA. This requires the submission of additional documents, including an affidavit stating the company's objectives and a list of the company's members.

  • Register for tax: The company must register for tax with the relevant authorities, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the Income Tax Department.

  • Register your section 8 Company hassle free from Nitai Advisors starting at just INR 19222.

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