Online incorporation of companies within 24 hours

Posted on    06 September 2011


General Circular No. 61/2011


No 2/10/2011-CL.V


Government of India

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

5th floor, ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan,

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi

Dated the 5th Sept, 2011



All Regional Directors

All Registrar of Companies.


Sub: Online incorporation of companies within 24 hours



Please refer to this Ministry’s General Circular No. 49/2011 dated 23rd July, 2011 intimating that this Ministry is simplifying the procedures under the procedures to enable promoters to get their companies incorporated online within 24 hours. It has been stated that in case the e-forms 1, 18, 32 and e-form for Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA) have been certified by the practicing professional regarding the correctness of the information and declarations given by the subscribers, the application shall be processed electronically and the digital certificate of incorporation shall be issued immediately online by the Registrar of Companies.


2. The matter has been re-examined in the Ministry and it is decided that since now companies are being incorporated with in 24-48 hours, on-line approval of incorporation forms i.e. STP mode of approval of e-forms 1, 18 and 32 on the basis of certification and declarations given by the practicing professional is not going to be implemented yet.


Yours faithfully,


(Monika Gupta)

Assistant Director


Copy to:

1. All concerned

2. PS to CAM and PS to MOS

3. PPS to Secretary, Additional Secretary, Joint Secretaries

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