Updates as on 20th May 2020

1. MCA has extended the 20-day time limit to submit Part B of SPICe+ for name reservation by newly incorporated companies until 20th June 2020, for names expiring any day between 15th March 2020 to 31st May 2020. 2. MCA has extended the 60-day time limit to submit form INC-24 for company name change reservation until 30th July 2020 for names expiring any day between 15th March 2020 to 31st May 2020. 3. MCA has extended the RSUB validity of those Service Request Number (SRN) whose last date for resubmission expires between 15th March 2020 and 3rd May 2020 until 15th June 2020, except those marked as 'Not to be taken on Record' (NTBR) which will be extended only on case-to-case basis.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) is a government portal containing details of all the companies incorporated in India. It has details of all the types of companies and Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).

One can check the Company registration number, type of company, date of incorporation, charges of a company, directors of the company, etc. from the site. The balance sheets and other documents of a company along with annual returns are also available on the website on payment of appropriate fees.

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Steps to Check Company Registration Status :

Steps to Check Company Registration Status on MCA

Step 1: Go to the MCA website.


Step 2: Go to ‘MCA Services’ tab. In the drop-down click on 'View Company/LLP Master Data'.

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Step 3: Enter the companies CIN. Enter the captcha code. Click on 'Submit'.

company registration status step 2

You can also search for CIN by clicking on the search icon beside 'Company/LLP Name' field.

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The result page will show the following details inter-alia -

  • CIN
  • Name of Company
  • Company category
  • Class of company
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Authorised and paid up capital
  • Number of members
  • Date of incorporation
  • Registered address and e-mail
  • Assets under charge
  • Details of all the directors of the company

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is DIN?
    DIN or Director Identification Number is a unique Identification Number allotted to the person appointed as a director of a company. A DIN can be acquired by filling the SPICe form at the time of incorporation of the company.
  • What is the SPICe form?
    The Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Company Electronically or SPICe helps incorporate a company with a single application for:
    • the reservation of name;
    • application for allotment of DIN;
    • incorporation of a new company; and
    • allotment of PAN and TAN.
    The form integrates many steps that were earlier individual forms into a single process and makes the company formation process time-efficient.
  • What is DSC?
    A DSC is a Digital Signature Certificate. You can obtain a DSC from any certifying agency recognized by the government. Since the entire registration process is now online, all the forms need a valid DSC.
  • What is DSC? Is it mandatory to file the SPICe (INC-32) and RUN?
    DSC refers to a Digital Signature Certificate. It must be obtained from a certifying agency which has been recognized by the government. Since the registration process is now online, all the forms require a valid DSC. The cost of DSC acquisition may vary, largely depending on the certifying agency that it may be purchased from. To file a SPICe (INC - 32) form, you need to have a DSC, however, for accessing the RUN and filing you do not require a DSC.
  • What is RUN? Is it required for company registration?
    Reservation of name or RUN is a web service used for reserving a name for a new company or to change the name for any existing company.
  • How can I avail the services of RUN?
    To avail the services of RUN you need to create an account at the Ministry of Corporate Affairs ("MCA") portal. After creating an account, you can avail the RUN services. You are allowed to propose two names under this service. However, the name applied for will either be approved or rejected and that no resubmissions are allowed.
  • How long is the approved name valid for?
    An approved name is valid for 20 days from the date of approval of such name.