An NGO is a not-for-profit organization or the voluntary citizen’s group working for social causes & various interests. NGOs perform a variety of services, humanitarian efforts for the different sections of the society & take grievances from citizens to the government. This article describes the Section 8 Company Registration procedure.
NGOs can be registered under any of the following laws in India-
Trust under Indian Trusts Act;
Section 8 Company under Companies Act;
Society under Societies Registration Act.
Things to know before NGO Company Registration
The following things must be kept in mind:
Obtain DIN- Applicants are required to get DIN by filing Form DIR-3.
Obtain DSC- proposed directors should provide Digital Signature Certificate because the forms have to be signed digitally. It may be noted that the certifying agencies under GOI provide DSC.
Procedure for NGO Company Registration
Obtain DSC of the proposed directors of the NGO and then file Form DIR-3 to get a DIN.
ROC allots DIN to the proposed directors.
Apply for a company name
After the name is verified and approved, apply for the license
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