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Updated: Oct 23, 2022

A company is referred a to as Section 8 Company while registered as a Non-Profit Organization (NPO) i.e. while it the has purpose of selling arts, commerce, education, charity, defend it on of environment, sports, science, research, social welfare, religion and intends to apply its profits (if any) or different earnings for selling those targets.

The profits of NPO cannot be used for paying out dividends to the company’s contributors and needs to be for the advertising of charitable targets. Such businesses acquire an incorporation certificates from the principal authorities and are prone to adhere to the regulations distinct through the authorities.

According to the regulations, failure to conform with the duties said through the Central Government might also additionally result in the finishing up of the company at the orders of the authorities. Besides, strict legal movement could be taken in opposition to all of the individuals of the company if the goals laid down through the company proves to be bogus.

Eligibility to Apply for Section 8 Company

An man or woman or an affiliation of individuals are eligible to be registered as Section 8 Company if it holds below-referred to intentions or goals. The goals need to be showed to the delight of the Central Government.

  • When the company intends to sell science, commerce, education, art, sports, research, religion, charity, social welfare, safety of the surroundings or alike different goals.

  • When the company holds an purpose to make investments all of the profits (if any) or some other earnings generated after incorporation withinside the advertising of such items only.

  • When the company does now no longer intend to pay any dividend to its members.

Documents Requirement for the Registration of Section 8 Company

  • Digital Signature Certificate

  • Memorandum of Association

  • Articles of Association

  • Passport Size Photographs

  • Members’ Id Proof such as Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter Id

  • Details of Director (When the Members Are Other Companies/LLPs)

  • Address Evidence

  • Director Identification Number

Steps to register Section 8 Company.

  1. You will have to create and account and login to MCA website.

2. The above picture shows the Google search for MCA login , click on first link.

3. To log in to the MCA portal you will have to make ID , for this click on register, as you can see that in picture above.