An entity is an artificial person which gets its separate and legal identity through its name. The name of the entity reflects its independent corporate existence. Sooner or later the time comes when a corporate identity is no longer up to scratch. There could be circumstances wherein specific entity information needs to be updated with ROC. One such requirement is change in the name of the entity in India. Name of the entity can be changed by fullowing the procedures laid down in Companies Act, 2013.
1. Preparing and Filing of Form INC-1 with Registrar and approval of the same within 2-3working days.
2. Preparing and Filing of Form MGT-14 with Registrar and approval of the same within 1 working days.
3. Preparing and filing of Form INC-24 with Registrar and approval of the same within 3-4 working days.
4. Fresh Certificate of Incorporation shall be issued when Firm INC-24 is approved by Registrar.
Documents required for change in Name of Company.
Following information and documents are required for change name of the Company:
Pass Board resolution for name change subject to approval of the shareholders and appropriate authorities.
Filing of application for reservation of new name.
Call general meeting and take approval of shareholders and file the specified form within the time frame.
File application to Central Government in the respective form for approval in name change.
Once approval is received from Central Government, company will be issued a fresh Certificate of incorporation.