Public limited Company Registration

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  1. PAN
  2. TAN
  3. PF Registration
  4. ESI Registration
  5. MSME Registration
  6. GST Registration

Document Required

  1. Pan of Subscriber
  2. Aadhaar of Subscriber
  3. Photo of Subscriber
  4. Office/Electricity Bill
  5. Rent/Lease Agreement


  1. Name Approval
  2. Digital Signature
  3. Incorporation form filling
  4. Certificate
  5. Issuing PAN & Other Registration
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About Limited Company Registration

Public Limited Company (PLC) registration refers to the process of forming a company that is authorized to offer its shares to the public and is governed by specific regulations and requirements. Here are some key points to understand about PLC registration:

Public Offering: A PLC can issue shares to the general public through an initial public offering (IPO) or subsequent public offerings. This allows the company to raise capital from a wide range of investors.

Shareholder Liability: In a PLC, the liability of shareholders is limited to the amount they have invested in the company. Personal assets of shareholders are not at risk in the event of company debts or obligations.

Legal Structure: PLCs are separate legal entities from their shareholders, meaning the company has its own legal identity, distinct from its owners. It can sue or be sued, enter into contracts, and own assets in its own name.

Minimum Share Capital: PLCs are required to have a minimum amount of share capital upon registration, as specified by the relevant company laws and regulations of the country. This capital serves as a measure of the company's financial stability.

Regulatory Compliance: PLCs are subject to extensive regulations, including financial reporting requirements, corporate governance standards, disclosure obligations, and compliance with securities laws. These regulations aim to protect the interests of shareholders and the investing public.

Board of Directors: A PLC must have a board of directors responsible for managing the company's affairs. The board is accountable to the shareholders and is tasked with making key decisions, appointing executives, and overseeing the company's operations.

Transparency and Disclosure: PLCs are required to disclose financial information and other material facts to the public and regulatory authorities. This includes regular financial reporting, publication of annual reports, and disclosure of significant events or developments that may impact the company's performance.

Stock Exchange Listing: PLCs often seek listing on a stock exchange to provide a platform for trading their shares. Listing requirements vary across exchanges but typically involve meeting certain financial criteria, adhering to corporate governance standards, and satisfying disclosure obligations.

Public Scrutiny: As a public company, a PLC is subject to greater scrutiny and public attention compared to privately held companies. Shareholders and the public have access to information about the company's operations, financials, and performance.

Advantages and Challenges: PLC registration offers advantages such as access to a wider investor base, increased liquidity of shares, and enhanced credibility. However, the process can be complex, costly, and time-consuming due to regulatory requirements, financial obligations, and ongoing compliance.

Types of Public Limited Companies:

There are different types of public limited companies (PLCs) that can be registered, depending on the nature of the business and the objectives of the owners. Some common types of PLCs include:

  • Listed PLC: A listed PLC is a company whose shares are listed on a stock exchange, such as the London Stock Exchange or the New York Stock Exchange. This type of company can raise capital by selling its shares to the public.
  • Unlisted PLC: An unlisted PLC is a company whose shares are not listed on a stock exchange but can be traded privately. This type of company can still raise capital from the public, but its shares are not as easily tradable as those of a listed company.
  • Public sector PLC: A public sector PLC is a company that is owned by the government, but whose shares are publicly traded. This type of company can provide services and generate revenue for the government, while also allowing public investment.
  • Employee-owned PLC: An employee-owned PLC is a company where the employees hold a significant stake in the business. This type of company can be more democratic in its decision-making and can provide greater incentives for employees to perform well.
  • Social enterprise PLC: A social enterprise PLC is a company that operates for the benefit of society or the environment, rather than solely for profit. This type of company can be publicly traded and can provide investment opportunities for socially-conscious investors.

The type of PLC that is most suitable for a business will depend on its objectives, industry, and target audience. It is important to consider the legal and financial requirements of each type of PLC before deciding which one to register.

Checklist for Public Limited Company Registration:

  1. At least 7 shareholders
  2. At least 3 Directors
  3. At least 1 director should be a resident of India
  4. Directors and shareholders can be the same person.
  5. An address that acts as a registered address of the company


Documents Required for Public Limited Company Registration

For Director/Shareholders:

  • Self-attested Pan card
  • Self-attested Voter id or Driving license or Passport
  • Self-attested Bank statement or electricity/telephone/mobile bill
  • Recent passport-size photo

For the Registered address of the company:

If the premise is rented/leased

  • Copy of the Electricity bill of the owner
  • Rent or lease agreement
  • NOC from the owner of the property

If the premise is Owned

  • Copy of the Electricity bill of the owner
  • NOC from the owner of the property


Process for Public Limited Company Registration

  • Name Reservation
  • Procurement of Digital signatures
  • Preparation of Incorporation documents
  • Drafting of MOA/AOA
  • Filling of Incorporation documents with MCA
  • Filling of Registered office
  • Filing of commencement of Business after Incorporation
  • Issue of Share certificate to shareholders


What will you get from Us for Public Limited company registration

  • Seven Class 3 Digital Signatures
  • 2 Director Identification Numbers
  • Company Name Approval
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Company PAN & TAN
  • Company PF/ESI number
  • Company Shop and Establishment Registration
  • Incorporation Kit
  • Hard-copy Share Certificates
  • Commencement of Business Certificate
  • Bank Account opening document
  • Document Formats
  • First auditor appointment

An additional benefit for public limited company registration

  1. Bank Account Opening
  2. Free Domain
  3. Free Website up to 5 pages
  4. Listing on Social media platforms
  5. Listing on Google My Business for nearby business
  6. Razor pay/Payu money payment gateway for online payment

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Frequently Asked Question ?

The minimum capital requirement for registering a Public Limited Company in India is Rs. 5 lakhs.

Ans. A minimum of three directors are required to register a Public Limited Company in India.

Ans. Yes, a foreign national can be a director in a Public Limited Company in India, but at least one director must be a resident of India.

Ans. The compliance requirements for a Public Limited Company in India include filing annual financial statements and annual returns, holding annual general meetings, maintaining proper books of accounts, and complying with the rules and regulations under the Companies Act.

Ans. The timeline for registering a Public Limited Company in India is typically between 15 to 30 days, depending on the time taken to obtain necessary documents and approvals.

Ans. Yes, it is mandatory to have a company secretary for a Public Limited Company in India, with a paid-up share capital of Rs. 10 crore or more.

Ans. Public Limited Company in India is subject to corporate tax on its profits, as well as other taxes such as dividend distribution tax, capital gains tax, and goods and services tax.

Ans. Yes, a Public Limited Company can be converted to a Private Limited Company in India if it meets the criteria specified under the Companies Act, such as having fewer than 200 shareholders and not being listed on a stock exchange. The conversion process involves approval from shareholders and regulators, as well as filing appropriate documents with the Registrar of Companies.

YAns. The process for registering a Public Limited Company in India involves obtaining a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), Director Identification Number (DIN), filing the necessary documents with the Registrar of Companies (ROC), and obtaining the Certificate of Incorporation.

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