Corporate Identity Number (CIN) :- Each Indian company (Listed or Unlisted) has a unique 21 Digit CIN (Corporate Identity Number). This is required to be quoted on all forms. Once this number is filled, company details are automatically filled in E-Forms issued by MCA by using pre-fill function.
|Digit No.||What it Shows?||Remarks|
|1st digit||Listing status||If Company is Listed it will start with ‘L ‘and if Company is not Listed it will start with ‘U’|
|Next 5 digit||Industry code|
|Next 2 digit||State code||i.e. MH for Maharashtra.|
|Next 4 digit||Year of incorporation||I.e. for Company formed in Calendar Year 2011 the same will be 2011.|
|Next 3 digit||Ownership||PLC for Public Limited Company
PTC for Private Limited Company.
|Last 6 digit||ROC reg.||i.e. 090868 for ROC- Mumbai
i.e. 090633 for ROC- KOLKATA