What are the changes in the process of LLP Incorporation? E-forms RUN-LLP and FiLLiP)

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By Sakshi Shah on February 18, 2019

The MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) had notified revised rules for LLP effective from 02nd October 2018. It introduced new e-forms and changes to the old process of incorporation. Here is a brief comparison:

Change Old ProcessNew Process
Digital Signature (DSC) To file Form-1 for the name approval, DSC of the designated partner was mandatoryThe applicant can submit request for name approval without DSC under new RUN-LLP service
DIN/DPIN
Applicant needs to file application for allotment of DIN/DPIN separately through Form DIR-3 Applicant can file application for allotment of DIN/DPIN together with Form FiLLiP
[How can I make application for allotment of DIN/DPIN?]

DIN/DPIN To file Form-2 for incorporation, DIN / DPIN of the signing partner was compulsory To file Form FiLLiP for incorporation, PAN of the signing partner is allowed in absence of DIN / DPIN
Name Approval
Application for name approval could be made by filing Form 1 for which DSC and DPIN was mandatory Request for name approval can be made through RUN-LLP service for which DSC and DPIN is not required
[How can I apply for reservation of name through RUN-LLP service of MCA?]
Incorporation
Incorporation can be applied through Form-2 after the name is approved on filing Form-1
Incorporation and name approval together can be applied for by filing Form FiLLiP
[What is Form FiLLiP under the new process of LLP Incorporation?]
Forms Form DIR-3 – Application for DIN / DPIN RUN-LLP service – Name reservation
Form 1 – Application for Name Approval Form FiLLiP – Name reservation, DIN / DPIN application, Incorporation
Form 2 – Incorporation of LLP Form FiLLiP – Name reservation, DIN / DPIN application, Incorporation
Form 3 – Registration of LLP Agreement Form 3 – Registration of LLP Agreement
What is the new process of incorporation of LLP (E-forms RUN-LLP and FiLLiP)