Along with the registration of Name of the company, the key shareholder of the company should obtain his Directors Identity Number or DIN. Also, he is required to take a Digital Signature Certificate as the nation in a venture to make all the governmental registrations in digital format.
For a person intending to become the director of the company should apply for DIN in Form DIR-3 with the following documents
All the documents submitted along with the DIR-3 application have to be encrypted with a DSC as self-attested.
An application for the reservation of a name shall be made in Form No. INC1 along with the fee as provided in the Companies (Registration offices and fees) Rules, 2014.
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Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association are the fundamental requirement of a registered company and is mandatory for moving further in the process.
After name approval and drafting Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association, Form INC-2 shall be filed for incorporation of the OPC within 60 days of filing form INC-1.
When the promoter is NOT the sole director of the OPC, Form DIR-12 shall also be filed along with (linked) form INC-2. It is worth to note here that the company should file form INC-22 within 30 days once form INC-2 is registered in case the address of correspondence and registered office address are not same.
Further to the submission of INC-2 and subsequent documents online, the prescribed fees and stamp duty to be remitted. On receipt of the payment, the RoC will take up the application for scrutiny and subsequently, the RoC approves such application and issues Certificate of Incorporation. During scrutiny, the RoC may ask for additional documents or clarification and the director is bound to submit the documents as such needed.
Upon receipt of Certificate of Incorporation, the company can start its operations officially.