MCA : RUN (Reserve Unique Name) for Company Incorporation

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MCA started an initiative to provide Ease of Doing Business in India. As a part of this initiative, MCA introduced RUN service. RUN can only be filed after you login on MCA Portal. Hence you either need to create an account on MCA Portal or Login to your account to reserve the company name. In the process of company incorporation, apply for name of the company through RUN service of MCA Portal.

RUN can be used for the following purposes:

Private Limited Company (PLC) Registration
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Types of Company who can apply for name using RUN on MCA

Following are the type of companies who can use the RUN form on MCA to reserve name for Company Incorporation:

While filing the RUN you can propose 2 names. While adding the names it is mandatory to add Suffix. Following are the suffix allowed for the above-mentioned type of companies in RUN:

Company Type Suffix Allowed Example
New Company (Others) Limited / Private Limited XYZ Limited
ABC Private Limited
Private (OPC) (OPC) Private Limited DEF (OPC) Private Limited
Producer Company Producer Company Limited GHI Producer Company Limited
Unlimited Company Unlimited JKL Unlimited
IFSC Company (IFSC) Limited / (IFSC) Private Limited / IFSC Limited / IFSC Private Limited MNO (IFSC) Limited / MNO IFSC Limited
PQR (IFSC) Private Limited / PQR IFSC Private Limited
Section 8 Company i.e, Trust Other than ‘Private Limited / Limited / (OPC) Private Limited’ STU Electoral
Nidhi Company Nidhi Limited VWX Nidhi Limited
Part I Section 8 Company Other than ‘Private Limited / Limited / (OPC) Private Limited’ ABC Education Institute
Part I LLP to Company Limited / Private Limited DEF Limited
GHI Private Limited
Part I Firm to Company Limited / Private Limited/ Unlimited JKL Limited
MNO Private Limited
PQR Unlimited
Part I Others N/A N/A

Rules to select proposed name of Company

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Information Required to file RUN for Company Incorporation

Steps to file RUN Form for Company Incorporation on MCA

Process to file RUN on MCA
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Fees and Validity of RUN

Fees of INR. 1,000 is payable at the time of submission of RUN. An approved name is valid for a period of:

Post Submission Process

Once RUN is submitted along with fees. SRN (Service Request Number) gets generated. You can track the status of your application through the SRN so make sure to save it. Challan for payment of fees also gets generated. An email will be sent to your registered mail id once an application gets processed. An application can be approved or rejected by the MCA.

Reasons for Rejection of RUN

Rejection happens when names proposed in RUN form are found undesirable by MCA Administrator Following are the common reasons for rejection of RUN:

In case of Rejection of RUN, you can Resubmit the RUN Form. Resubmission needs to be done within 15 days from the date of rejection of RUN.

How to Resubmit RUN on MCA?
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FAQs

Who can file RUN to reserve name?

Any individual who wishes to incorporate a new company can file RUN to reserve a name. The only prerequisite is to have an account on MCA Portal. You can either create a new account or use your current account to file RUN.

I want to incorporate Private Limited Company which Entity type should I select in RUN?

You need to select the New Company (Others) from the dropdown list. And while entering name add Private Limited as a suffix.

Can I change the name of my LLP while converting it into Private Limited Company?

No. You can start the conversion of LLP into a Private Limited Company by using RUN. But the LLP name and proposed company name should remain the same.

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