valid as on 28/09/2020

2.1.25-Companies (Incorporation) Rules,2014

25. Verification of registered office.-

(1) The verification of the registered office shall be filed in along with the fee, and

(2) There shall be attached to said Form, any of the following documents, namely :-

(a) the registered document of the title of the premises of the registered office in the name of the company; or

(b) the notarized copy of lease or rent agreement in the name of the company along with a copy of rent paid receipt not older than one month;

(c) the authorization from the owner or authorized occupant of the premises along with proof of ownership or occupancy authorization, to use the premises by the company as its registered office; and

(d) the proof of evidence of any utility service like telephone, gas, electricity, etc. depicting the address of the premises in the name of the owner or document, as the case may be, which is not older than two months.

Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification (ACTIVE).-
(1) Every company incorporated on or before the 31st December, 2017 shall file the particulars of the company and its registered office, in e-Form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification)  on or before 25.04.2019.

 

Provided that any company which has not filed its due financial statements under section 137 or due annual returns under section 92 or both with the Registrar shall be restricted from filing e-Form-ACTIVE, unless such company is under management dispute and the Registrar has recorded the same on the register:

Provided further that companies which have been struck off or are under process of striking off or under liquidation or amalgamated or dissolved, as recorded in the register, shall not be required to file e- Form ACTIVE:

Provided also that in case a company does not intimate the said particulars, the Company shall be marked as “ACTIVE-non-compliant”  on or after 26th April, 2019 and shall be liable for action under sub-section (9) of section 12 of the Act:

Provided also that no request for recording the following event based information or changes shall be accepted by the Registrar from such companies marked as “ACTIVE-non-compliant”, unless ” e-Form ACTIVE” is filed

(i) SH-07 (Change in Authorized Capital);
(ii) PAS-03 (Change in Paid-up Capital);
DIR-12 (changes in Director except in case of:
(a) cessation of any director or
(b) appointment of directors in such company where the total number of directors are less than the minimum number provided in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 149 on account of disqualification of all or any of the director under section 164.
(c) appointment of any director in such company where DINs of all or any its director(s) have been deactivated.
(d) appointment of director(s) for implementation of the order passed by the Court or Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal under the provisions of this Act or under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016).
(iii)DIR- 12 (Changes in Director except cessation);
(iv) INC-22 (Change in Registered Office);
(v) INC-28 (Amalgamation, de-merger)

 

(2) Where a company files “e-Form ACTIVE”,  on or after 26th April, 2019the company shall be marked as “ACTIVE Compliant”, on payment of fee of ten thousand rupees”.

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Inserted vide the Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 21.02.2019 w.e.f., 25.02.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here
Substituted vide the Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25.04.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Substituted vide the Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25.04.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Substituted vide the Companies (Incorporation) Eighth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 16.10.2019. To view the Notification. Click Here.
Substituted vide the Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25.04.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.

The Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 21.02.2019 w.e.f., 25.02.2019


The Companies (Incorporation) Eighth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 16.10.2019


The Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25.04.2019


FORM NO. INC.22 Notice of situation or change of situation of registered office


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