Takes 15-20 Days


    What Is A Section 8 Company?

    A Non For Profit Company is also known as a Section 8 Company. The objective of the Section 8 Company is the promotion of arts, commerce, charity, education, protection of environment, science, social welfare, sports, research, religion and intends to apply its profits, if any, or other income in promoting its objects. Section 8 Company is a Public Limited Company by nature and is bound by all the rights and obligations that come with such a company. A Section 8 Company cannot distribute dividends to its members and is intended to use its profits solely for the promotion of its objectives. It is similar to a Trust or Society; expect, a section 8 Company is registered with the Registrar of Companies, Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Whereas, Trusts and Societies are registered under State Government regulations.


    Separate Legal Entity

    A Section 8 company is a separate legal entity from the persons forming it. The ownership can be distinguished from its management unlike in other business form. A Company as a legal entity is capable of owning its funds and other properties. 


    A Section 8 Company is prohibited from distributing its profits in the forms of dividend to its members. It shall solely use its profits for the promotion of its objects.


    People may come and go but the company continuous to live on forever. Perpetual Succession means the company shall continue to exist even if the member dies or ceases, etc. Changes within the management does not bring any affect onto the identity of the company.

    No Minimum Capital

    There is no minimum capital requirement for incorporating a Section 8 Company. A Section 8 Company can be started from a Capital of as low as Rs 10,000/-.


    A Section 8 Company requires a Special Licence to commence its activities. In case the Company violates the provisions of Section 8, then the licence can be cancelled by the Central Government.


    Unlike any other Company, the Section 8 Company is not required to suffix "Pvt Ltd" or "Ltd" to its name. Like any other trust or society it does not have a suffix of a company.



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    Frequently asked questions ABOUT SECTION 8 Company

    Every person who proposes to become a director of a company is required to obtain a DIN. A DIN is linked to your PAN Card and is required to be obtained only once in a Life time.

    The Directors of the company are required to sign various E-Forms on behalf of the company. A DSC is required to show the authority of the person signing the various forms on behalf of the company.

    Yes, a company must have a registered office in India. MCA sends all the communications to the registered office of the company. It need not be a commercial place. You can have your residence as Company’s registered office.

    No, the directors and members can be different persons or entity.

    It usually takes 15-20 days to incorporate a company if there are no objections from MCA against the name or any documents submitted to incorporate a company.