Registered office of a company is the principle place of business activity of a company. It is mandatory for all companies to have a registered office and to inform the Registrar of Companies (ROC) about the location including any change thereto within the prescribed time. A company may shift its registered office from one jurisdiction to another or from one state to another.
Min. 10 days
1. Preparation of notice, agenda and minutes of the Board and General meetings approving the change of registered office. 2. Preparation, Certification and filing of Form MGT 14 with the ROC. 3. Preparation of the list of creditors for submission to CG. 4. Preparation, Certification and filing of Form INC 23 - application to ROC. 5. Preparation, Certification and filing of Form INC 28 - Filing of CG. 6. Preparation, Certification and filing of Form INC 22 - Change in registered office intimation. Registrar of the State where the registered office is being shifted to, shall register the change, and shall issue a fresh certificate of incorporation indicating the alteration.
1. For Form MGT 14: a. Certified true copy of the resolution passed by members. b. Altered copy of the MOA & AOA. 2. For Form INC 23: a. A copy of the memorandum and articles of association. b. A copy of the notice convening the general meeting along with relevant Explanatory Statement. c. A copy of the special resolution sanctioning the alteration by the members of the company. d. A copy of the minutes of the general meeting at which the resolution authorizing such alteration was passed, giving details of the number of votes cast in favor or against the resolution; an affidavit verifying the application. e. The list of creditors and debenture holders entitled to object to the application. f. An affidavit verifying the list of creditors; the document relating to payment of application fee. g. A copy of board resolution or Power of Attorney or the executed Vakalatnama, as the case may be. 3. For Form INC 22: a. Proof of registered office address (Conveyance/ Lease deed/ Rent Agreement etc. along with the rent receipts is required to be attached). b. Copies of the utility bills (proof of evidence of any utility service like telephone, gas, electricity etc. depicting the address of the premises not older than two months is required to be attached). c. Proof that the company is permitted to use the address as the registered office of the Company (Authorization from the owner or occupant of the premises along with proof of ownership or occupancy and it is mandatory if registered office is owned by any other entity/ person (not taken on lease by company).