Frequently asked questions

Q.

What are the Advantages of Registering a Company as a One Person Company (OPC)?

A.

1. To form an OPC, only one Director is needed.
2 As per companies act limited company should conduct at least four Board meetings every year, this is not applicable for OPCs.
3. The provisions and regulations given in Section 98 and Sections from 100 to 111, which relate with general meetings, are also not applicable to OPCs.
4. An OPC also enjoys relaxations and exceptions from many other legal, governance, ad regulatory compliances.
5. The mandatory rotation of auditor after every five-year period, is also not applicable to an OPC.

Q.

What type of OPC can be formed/incorporated?

A.

As per section 3(1) and (2), OPC can only be incorporated as a private limited company. Such a company may either be:
1. A Company limited by shares; or
2. A Company limited by guarantee; or
3. An Unlimited company

Q.

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

A.

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

Q.

Is it necessary to write the words “one person company” after the name of any such company?

A.

Yes. Second Proviso to Sec 12(3) provides that the words ‘‘One Person Company’’ shall be mentioned in brackets below the name of such company, wherever its name is printed, affixed or engraved.

Q.

Can the member of the OPC change the nominee?

A.

As per the third proviso to section 3(1) of the Companies Act 2013, the member of the OPC may at any time change the name of the nominee by giving notice.

Q.

Who can form or incorporate a OPC?

A.

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.

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One Person Company Registration (OPC)

Choose this plan to get your OPC registered along with FREE GST Registration
What is One Person Company (OPC)?
  • OPC is company registered under Companies Act which requires only one director and one member, both can be the same person. Thus, this one person company offers the benefits of both a sole proprietorship and a duly incorporated limited company.
  • It is undoubtedly very suitable for professionals or businesspersons for starting a legally robust and secure company to nurture their respective professional or entrepreneurial skills and ambitions.
  • However, these one person companies are not entitled to carry out activities of a non-banking financial company in India.
  • FREE GST REGISTRATION
  • Filing of E-forms with the Registrar of Companies (ROC)
  • Digital Signature Certificates
  • Name approval (RUN – Reserve Uniqe Name)
  • Filing of SPICe form
  • Drafting of Memorandum of Association (MOA) & Articles of Association (AOA)
  • PAN Application
  • TAN Applicaiton
  • Issue of Certificate of Incorporation
  • Includes Govt Fees & Stamp duty for Authorized Capital upto Rs. 10 Lakh
  • Excludes foreign national or Foreign Body Corporate as a director OR business that need approval from RBI, SEBI or IRDA for incorporation
  • Entrepreneurs who wish to form a company with limited liability
  • Proprietorship firm looking to get status of a company
  • Copy of PAN Card of owner
  • Passport size photograph of owner
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card
  • Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)
  • Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)
  • Copy of Property papers (If owned property)
  • Landlord NOC (Format will be provided)
  • Any other documents as required
Plan Charges9999
Goods & Services Tax (GST)774
Total Cost10773


* Estimate Time for Service Completion
10-12 Days

Q.

What are the Advantages of Registering a Company as a One Person Company (OPC)?

A.

1. To form an OPC, only one Director is needed.
2 As per companies act limited company should conduct at least four Board meetings every year, this is not applicable for OPCs.
3. The provisions and regulations given in Section 98 and Sections from 100 to 111, which relate with general meetings, are also not applicable to OPCs.
4. An OPC also enjoys relaxations and exceptions from many other legal, governance, ad regulatory compliances.
5. The mandatory rotation of auditor after every five-year period, is also not applicable to an OPC.

Q.

What type of OPC can be formed/incorporated?

A.

As per section 3(1) and (2), OPC can only be incorporated as a private limited company. Such a company may either be:
1. A Company limited by shares; or
2. A Company limited by guarantee; or
3. An Unlimited company

Q.

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

A.

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

Q.

Is it necessary to write the words “one person company” after the name of any such company?

A.

Yes. Second Proviso to Sec 12(3) provides that the words ‘‘One Person Company’’ shall be mentioned in brackets below the name of such company, wherever its name is printed, affixed or engraved.

Q.

Can the member of the OPC change the nominee?

A.

As per the third proviso to section 3(1) of the Companies Act 2013, the member of the OPC may at any time change the name of the nominee by giving notice.

Q.

Who can form or incorporate a OPC?

A.

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.

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