Register a one person company registration online in India within 7 – 10 days. Get expert help from Online Legal India in OPC registration.
With the introduction of the Companies Act, 2013 the concept of the One Person Company came into existence to motivate the small traders and entrepreneurs who has the potentiality to start their own business and build up their own identity. The biggest advantages of starting a One Person Company are that only one person is required to start the business. An entrepreneur can be the master of their own domain in case of One Person Company (OPC). Wherein in case of Private Limited Company or LLP, minimum of two members is needed to be incorporated.
One Person Company was introduced in the J.J Report to create empowerment for the entrepreneurs where they can give a shape to their ideas. As there is a progress in the use of information technology and growth in the service sector in India, government has launched the concept of OPC.
|Private Limited Company||One Person Company||Limited Liability Partnership||Partnership Firm||Proprietorship Firm|
|Act||Companies Act, 2013||Companies Act, 2013||Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008||Indian Partnership Act, 1932||No specified Act|
|Number of members||2 – 200||Only 1||2 – Unlimited||2 – 50||Only 1|
|Separate Legal Entity||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Statutory Audit||Mandatory||Mandatory||Dependent||Not mandatory||Not mandatory|
|Ownership Transfer ability||Restricted||No||Yes||No||No|
|Foreign Participation||Allowed||Not Allowed||Allowed||Not Allowed||Not Allowed|
Online Legal India can incorporate a One Person Company in 7-15 days. The time taken for incorporation will depend on submission of relevant documents by the client and speed of Government Approvals. To ensure speedy incorporation, please choose a unique name for your Company and ensure you have all the required documents prior to starting the incorporation process.
As the name suggests, a One Person Company can be started with one director.
A nominee is a person who in the event of death or disability of the subscriber of the One Person Company shall assume his position. Memorandum of Association of a One Person Company will mandatorily prescribe the name of the person.
Yes, the Act has not made any restriction for a One Person Company to become a member of another Private Limited Company.
Once a Company is incorporated, it will be active and in-existence as long as the annual compliances are met with regularly. In case, annual compliances are not complied with, the Company will become a Dormant Company and maybe struck off from the register after a period of time. A struck-off Company can be revived for a period of upto 20 years.
Authorized capital of a Company is the amount of shares a company can issue to it shareholders. Companies have to pay the Government an authorized capital fee to issue shares in a Company. Companies have to pay authorized capital fee for a minimum of Rs.1 lakh.
A nominee can be changed at any time with due intimation to the Registrar.
Director Identification Number is a unique identification number assigned to all existing and proposed Directors of a Company. It is mandatory for all present or proposed Directors to have a Director Identification Number. Director Identification Number never expires and a person can have only one Director Identification Number.
No, FDI is not allowed for One Person Company. You may consider incorporating a Private Limited Company if you desire to bring FDI.
A One person company can easily be converted to a Public or Private Limited Company.
Only a natural person who is an Indian citizen and a resident in India is eligible to incorporate a One Person Company or be a nominee member. The Director or Nominee must also be over 18 years of age. A person can incorporate upto five One Person Companies.
An address in India where the registered office of the One Person Company will be situated is required. The premises can be a commercial / industrial / residential where communication from the MCA will be received.
No, you will not have to be present at our office or appear at any office for the incorporation of a One Person Company. All the documents can be scanned and sent through email to our office. Some documents will also have to be couriered to our office.
To incorporate a One Person Company quickly, make sure the proposed name of the Company is very unique. Names that are similar to an existing company / limited liability partnership / trademark can be rejected and additional time will be required for resubmission of names.