INCORPORATION OF A COMPANY  

Any three or more persons associated for lawful purpose may, by subscribing their names to the Memorandum of Association and complying with the requirements of the Companies Act, 2017 form a public company and any two or more persons so associated may, in like manner, form a private company.

If only one member forms a private company, it is called a single member company.

First step towards incorporation of a company is to submit a combined or a separate application for the reservation of Company’s name and incorporation either through e-services or in physical form as per the formats provided in the Companies (Incorporation) Regulations, 2017 (the “Regulations”).

Promoters may adopt the model memorandum and articles of association available on the following link:

Memorandum and Articles of Association

The combined application shall include three proposed names in the order of priority, out of which any one may be approved by the registrar.

Before applying for incorporation of company please check the name first at the links given below to make sure that the proposed name complies with the following conditions as provided under Section 10 of the Companies Act, 2017:

  • It is neither identical or resemble or similar to the name of any existing company;
  • It is not inappropriate or deceptive;
  • It is not undesirable i.e., it includes the name of a registered trademark or a trade mark, includes any word or words which are offensive to any section of the people; it is identical with or resemble or similar to name of registered LLP or any other word that in the opinion of registrar is undesirable;
  • It is not designed to exploit religious susceptibilities of people;
  • It does not contain any prohibited word.
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Company incorporation brochure is available at the following link for necessary guidance.

See Company Incorporation Brochure

ONLINE INCORPORATION

1.For online submission, the user shall create account (user name and password) under user registration system of eServices and generate PIN for signing the application. The step wise procedure for user registration in eServices is available at the following link:

SEE USER REGISTRATION SYSTEM VIDEO
SEE USER REGISTRATION SYSTEM GUIDE
SEE USER REGISTRATION SYSTEM FLYER

 Log on to eServices Portal using user name and password.

2. Submit application before 10:00 a.m. for same day processing.
3. Enter data in online form.
4. Sign the form using PIN.
5. Submit the process.
6. Make payment through credit card, debit card or online fund transfer (MCB and UBL account holders only).

You may also take print out of the fee challan and deposit in the selected branch of MCB bank or UBL.

 OFFLINE INCORPORATION

1.Generate manual challan from the following link

Challan

2. Deposit fee in designated branches of MCB or UBL.
3. Submit application alongwith Original fee challan to the Registrar at concerned CRO.

 PROCESSING TIME

The complete application alongwith short memorandum and articles of association submitted by 10:00 a.m. on any working day shall be disposed of on same day and submitted after 10:00 a.m. on next working day.