LLP Registration Process

To register an LLP (Limited Liability Partnership), you need to get DSC, DIN and file various forms to ROC along with the basic documents.

LLP Registration Process

Registering an LLP is way far easy than you think. Listed below are the steps that you would need to follow:

Step 1: Get the Basic Documents Sorted In Lieu to Your Requirements

How many Directors and Shareholders will be there?


At least 2 designated partners are required out of which at least 1 should be a resident of India.

Make sure all of them have the following:

  • Identity Proof: PAN Card
  • Address Proof: Aadhaar Card/Driving License/Voter ID Card/Passport/Telephone Bill/Electricity Bill/Ration Card/Bank Statement


Where will be the Registered Office Situated?


You can start your Operations from any state in India; just make sure you have an address proof: 

  • Rent agreement
  • Any utility bills
  • Sale Deed
  • House Tax Receipt

Usually stamp duty charges  is Rs. 1500/- for an Authorised share capital of Rs. 10000/-However, it will vary if you are registering a business in any of the states mentioned below:

  • Punjab
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh


What will be the Amount of Contribution and in What Percentage?


No limit prescribed for contribution. But usually, we start with 5000/- minimum

Step 2: Get DSC- Digital Signature certificate

Every individual needs to obtain class 2 or class 3 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) from any authorized certifying agency. As all the documents need to be submitted to ROC online through  So, to sign the documents digitally for authentication one needs to have a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), a digital code, which can be attached to an electronic document to verify the applicant’s identity. This DSC would be used to digitally sign all the forms required in the process of incorporation.

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Documents Required:

  • DSC form signed by the designated partners
  • ID Proof (Pan Card)
  • Address Proof (Aadhaar Card/Driving License/Voter ID Card/Passport/Telephone Bill/Electricity Bill/Ration Card/Bank Statement)
  • One coloured passport size photograph and a signature across the photograph

Step 3: Get DIN (Director Identification Number)

Every individual intending to be appointed as a Director or a designated partner has to make an application for allotment of Director Identification Number.

MCA has vide its notification amended the limited liability partnership rules, 2009. Now instead of DPIN, every partner who will be appointed as designated partner will need to apply for DIN and not DPIN.

Documents Required:

  • ID Proof (Pan Card)
  • Address Proof (Aadhaar Card/Driving License/Voter ID Card/Passport/Telephone Bill/Electricity Bill/Ration Card/Bank Statement)
  • One coloured passport size photograph

Step 4: Name Approval

An application needs to be filed for the reservation of a name in LLP Form 1.

Documents Required:

  • Maximum 6 options of name in order of preference
  • Significance of the proposed names
Note: Take the following into consideration:
  • The name should be unique, refer to the Quick Company site to search for names.
  • There is no such requirement that the name should be in consensus with the object clause or the activity being carried out.
  • You can keep any name without worrying about rejection.
  • In case you use the name of a person, no prior approval is required for such usage.

Step 5: Filing various Forms with ROC, along with the Stamp duty

Form which needs to be filed are :

  1. LLP2 – for incorporation
  2. LLP3 – LLP Agreement
  3. Apply for PAN/TAN.

Documents Required:

  • Electricity Bill
  • Proof of property (Rent agreement, if any/House Tax Receipt/Ownership deed)
  • NOC (No Objection Certificate) duly signed by owner of the property
  • Subscription sheet duly signed by the partners of the LLP
  • Consent letter duly signed by all the designated partners

Lastly, ROC takes about 5-6 days to verify all the documents and process the same.

Once the documents have been verified and everything is found to be in order, they will issue a final certificate of incorporation in electronic mode and the same will be sent via mail. The certificate includes CIN (Certification of Incorporation) which is a unique alphanumeric combination.

Now you can open a bank account and start off your with the operations.


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