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What are documents required for Incorporation of One Person Company (OPC)?

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Hiral Vakil

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Last updated on May 6th, 2021

OPC i.e. One Person Company is a company that can be registered with a single director. It is a separate legal entity with a distinct PAN. The process of incorporation on and the annual compliances of an OPC are simpler than a Private Limited Company and Public Company. After the introduction of a new scheme of incorporation by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in January, 2018, read about the documents to incorporate a One Person Company on MCA.

Documents for Incorporation of One Person Company (OPC)

  1. From Promoter/ Director of Proposed OPC
    • Copy of PAN – self-attested
    • Copy of Aadhaar – self-attested
    • Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID Card
    • Residential Proof – Copy of Bank Statement/ Bank Passbook/ Electricity Bill/ Mobile Bill/ Telephone Bill not older than 2 months
    • Valid mobile number of Director
    • Valid email address of Director
    • Place of birth of Director
    • Occupation type
    • Education Qualification
  2. From Nominee of Proposed OPC
    • Copy of PAN
    • Copy of Aadhaar
    • Residential Proof – Copy of Bank Statement/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill/ Mobile Bill not older than 2 months
    • Valid mobile number of Nominee
    • Valid email address of Nominee
    • Place of birth of Nominee
    • Occupation type
    • Education Qualification
  3. Registered Office Proof
    • Proof of address of the registered office of the proposed company- Utility Bill not older than 2 months. For Example – telephone bill, gas bill, electricity bill, water bill, property tax bill or rent agreement in the name of the owner.
    • NOC i.e. No Objection Certificate – An NOC is required from the owner allowing the LLP to use the premises as its registered office.
  4. Declaration by director and Nominee
    • Affidavit and consent of the proposed director in Form INC-9 and Form DIR-2.
    • Consent of nominee of proposed company in Form INC-3.
    • If any subscriber to the proposed company is a company itself, then it is mandatory to attach resolution passed by the promoter company.
  5. Documents regarding approval of Name
    • Copy of approval from central government in case the proposed name contains any words or expression which requires approval.
    • Approval of the owner of the trademark or the applicant of such trademark for registration of trademark.
    • In case the name is similar to any existing, it is mandatory to attach a certified true copy of No Objection Certificate by the way of a Board Resolution.
  6. Optional Attachment
    • Any other information can be reported as an optional attachment.
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FAQs

Who can form or incorporate a OPC?

As per Rule 3(1) of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules 2014, only a
natural person who is an Indian Citizen and resident in India shall be
eligible to incorporate/form a OPC.

Is there any number restriction on formation of OPC by a person?

As per Rule 3(2) of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules 2014, no
person shall be eligible to incorporate more than one OPC.

Is there any number restriction on acting as a nominee of a person?

As per Rule 3(2) of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules 2014, no
person shall be eligible to become a nominee in more than one OPC.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @Dixita

    To incorporate an OPC, various documents like self-attested copies of PAN card, Aadhaar Card, Identity Proof, Address Proof, etc., are required of the proposed director and the nominee.

    You can find the complete checklist here:

    Hope this helps!