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Section 8 Company Registration

People found that they cannot be approaching the government elected by them for all the support and help to society, they organised themselves to form entities in name of Trust and Non-Profitable or Non-Government organisations. The formation and functioning of these entities have to abide by local laws and registered as per various laws including Indian Trust Act 1882, Companies Act 2013. Make your section 8 company registration easier with Aanoor Global.

Section 8 Company Registration


  • Digital signature and DIN
  • Approval of NGO name
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Company PAN Card

section8-companyWhat is Section 8 Company Registration?

A section 8 company is a company which is registered as an NPO (Non-Profit Organization). The company or NPO has its protection of social welfare, religion, research, environmental science, sports, and promotion of commerce, arts, education, and charity and intends to apply its profit. It functions similar to a public limited company which includes every obligation and right that come with a company.


Need of Section 8 Registration

  • To attain legal status for the accountability of the activities of the trust.
  • To receive donations/assets in proper form including foreign currency contributions.
  • To be ethical and social in nature.
  • To open a bank account which gives additional trust to public since they are again regulated by separate statutory body.
  • To be a complete entity governed and monitored by certain set of rules and regulations framed as per legal laws.

Section 8 company registration benefits

  • Many exemptions and privileges are available under company law to section 8 companies.
  • Exemption of minimum paid up capital requirements.
  • Registered Partnership Company can be a member of its capacity.
  • Tax deduction to the company donors.
  • Non-application of CARO (Companies Auditor’s Report Order).
  • Exemption of stamp duty for registration.

Documents required for section 8 company registration in India

  • Director Identification and Digital Signature in case you have it already.
  • Memorandum of Association and its Objects.
  • Aadhar card, Voter ID, Passport and ID proof for members.
  • The details of directors.
  • Articles of Association.
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Address proof.

Minimum requirements of section 8 company registration

  • Address proof for office address.
  • The director’s Digital Signature Certificate
  • The director’s Director Identification Number.
  • Minimum 3 directors for a public limited company and two directors for private limited, NGO.
  • Minimum 7 shareholders for public limited NGO and two shareholders for private limited, NGO.
  • The shareholder and director can be the same person.

Section 8 Company Registration Procedure

While Section 8 is an arrangement which gives trustees to hold the properties of the assets on behalf of the beneficiary/beneficiaries below are procedures for Section 8 Company which are registered in India.


Section 8 online form

You need to fill your details in our questionnaire and also provide the documents required for obtaining necessary registrations and for submit with registrar of companies.


Obtain DIN and DSC for Section 8 Company

The next process is to acquire Director Identification Number (DIN) and Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) token for directors and to apply through RUN (Reservation of Unique Name) for name approval.


Approval of Name

Select a Name which depicts the purpose of formation and check its availability. The details offered by you for the section 8 company registration will be checked and verified by the experts of Aanoor global. The Name will be approved by the Registrar of Companies in RUN portal.


Apply for Section 8 Company Incorporation

All the e-forms for incorporating Section 8 Company submitted to registrar. The documents verified and approved the incorporation by Company Registrar where we can get COI, Memorandum and Articles for the company. Apply for PAN and TAN. You will receive within ten working days.