Frequently Asked Questions
1What capital is required to start a One Person Company?
One Person Company can be started with any amount of capital. However, fee must be paid to the Government for issuing a minimum of shares worth Rs.1 lakh [Authorized Capital Fee] during the incorporation of the OPC. There is no requirement to show proof of capital invested during the incorporation process.
2What is the number of people required to incorporate a One Person Company?
To incorporate a One Person Company, a Director and a nominee is required. A nominee member is one, who shall, in the event of promoter member's death or incapacitation become a member of the Company.
3What are the requirements to be a Director or Nominee in a OPC?
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 up to five One Person Companies.
4Is an office required for starting a One Person Company?
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.
5Do I have to be present in person to incorporate a One Person Company?
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 uploaded online.
6What are the documents required for incorporation?
PAN Card identity proof and address proof is mandatory for all the proposed Director and Nominee of the One Person Company. In addition, the landlord of the registered office premises must provide a No Objection Certificate for having the registered office in his/her premises and must submit his/her identity proof and address proof.
7How long does it take to incorporate a One Person Company?
ccadvisors.in can incorporate a One Person Company in 10-15 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.
8What can be done to quickly incorporate a One Person Company?
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.
9How long is the incorporation of the Company valid for?
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 up to 20 years.