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

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73 responses to “CIN for Companies- How it is structured?”

  1. Bhawna Sahani says:

    If same company is at different location, will CIN change or will remain same?
    Example, if there is a company name XYZ in MH as well as in Bangluru. Will it have same CIN

  2. Amit Mishra says:

    is Partnership’s firm CIN No. or not. Kindly Clarify

  3. Aanand Kumar says:

    Told me about cin no.

  4. DILIP DATTATREYA MAHAJAN says:

    I was looking for list of category of Taxable service:

    example:Under Banking and financal services

  5. vinay says:

    What is a CIN that i don,t know the purpose of use CIN No of company

  6. Shree says:

    Dear Sir/madam,
    I want to know that did i need Company Identity Number ?
    because i run a sole proprietorship business.

    Kindly help me on this doubt i am very much great full to you.
    further if you need more info kindly ask me email:6daysonline@gmail.com

    • A K AGARWAL says:

      Dear Sir/Madam,

      I want to know the CIN number of (1) TATA IRON AND STEEL COMPANY (2) APM LIMITED (3) CHOLAMANDALAM FINANCE AND INVESTMENT COMPANY CHENNAI.

  7. Anup Rathod says:

    How To get Proper Info. About Company Is Real or Fake… Help Me plz.. my Mail: shreenathjihardware.jamnagar@gmail.com…..Cell: +91 83474 77747

  8. रघु सुन्कर says:

    Hi Khoo,

    You can check the company and partnership firms details in following website under view company master data.

    mca.gov.in

  9. ven kat says:

    how to operate new www. ctd.tn.gov.in portal pls help me

  10. Lonelyboy Pardip says:

    8581842458 ITS MY CONTACT PLS ANYONE HELP TO KNOW IS MY COMPANY IS REGISTERED OR NOT ITS CIN NUMBER IS U74900DL2015PTC278616

  11. Sarah johnson says:

    I want to star a new bpo with 25 seater can any one let me know the details what all license and all I need to apply for

  12. Hardik Rajgor says:

    Is it Possible to search VAT/CST regi. no with the help of CIN No.

  13. chandra kumar says:

    Chandra Kumar says”
    I want to know that did i need Company Identity Number ?
    because i run a sole proprietorship business.
    Or some any circumstances did i need that ?
    Kindly help me on this doubt i am very much great full to you.

  14. Khoo says:

    Dear Sir,

    Any website I can use to check the Sole Proprietor and PTC company details whether it is a genuine or fake company?

    Thank you!

  15. Dhananjay says:

    What’s required cin and for which cin no is required and what’s purpose and benifite of cin

  16. archana says:

    What are the properties code( for identification) & what are the various turm cin no or benifit

  17. Ebhraim says:

    Dear Sir,

    What purpose of CIN no..

  18. Ashima Sehjpal says:

    Dear All

    CIN no is allotted when a new company is incorporated by Registrar of Companies. This no is only alloted to COMPANIES only not any partnership firm or sole proprietorships. In case of any services related to this pls call on 8860447769

    Thanks
    Ashima

    Practising Company Secretary

  19. aayesha says:

    Dear All

    CIN No is given by REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES WHEN THE COMPANY IS INCORPORATED. ITZ NOT FOR PARTNERSHIPS OR SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP. IN CASE OF ANY COMPANY REGISTRATION PLEASE LEAVE A MESH WITH YOUR PHONE NO.
    YOU WILL BE CONTACTED SOON.

  20. Reena House Holds says:

    Dear Sir, I have a Tin number How to apply CIN number Kindly guide THanks

  21. Reena House Holds says:

    I have the Tin number How to apply CIN number and RC number, Could you please guide me.

  22. Mandar Joshi says:

    I have started business in name of Mansy Group Kalyan status – Service Provider. Except GUMASTA License I am not having any documentation who describes registration. If required additional documentations / registrations, eagerly waiting for valued help.

    Mandar Joshi
    9167067001

  23. vinay solanki says:

    cin must required industries as like firm partnership

  24. surya says:

    i want help for registration process for import and export can you pls help me

  25. makvana laxman says:

    I want to start export&import business therefore CIN require, how can receive CIN?

  26. Manoj kumar says:

    Can we verify the company’s name & status with the help of CIN .

  27. Rakesh mishra says:

    dear sir i hv the company name as oxford computer education foundation.i wnt its CIN NO. How i get it please do reply early
    also tel me doc. requirement

  28. kirti says:

    Please share benefit of CIN, whom to contact, benefit for export import..etc
    thank you

  29. yasmin says:

    dear sir,

    i want to register my company ie,web development company,so can u plz help me by the procedures that how to get a CIN for a company and the steps ahead….

    I will be thankful 2u………

  30. ALOK says:

    dEAR sIR,
    I WANT TO OPEN A BPO INBOUND TECH SUPPORT, WHAT FORMALITIES I HAVE TO DO TO GET REGISTRATION ETC. , PLEASE HELP

  31. RAJA says:

    Sir how can I get the CIN please help me to get CIN

  32. RAJA V says:

    Dear sir i want get CIN For placement consults
    So please guide me…

  33. gagan says:

    Is a single owner firm also want cin number?

  34. Sneha says:

    DEAR SIR,
    We are in recruitment consultancy services.
    WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR GETTING CIN NO.
    How and where we have to apply??

    REGARDS

  35. Abhinav says:

    Sir how to change CIN of a company.
    “L” to “U” as company is now not listed on regional stock exchange??

  36. sher singh says:

    Thank you very nice and easy explanation and all useful information

  37. Anand Bhavsar says:

    DEAR SIR I WANT TO KNOW HOW CAN I GET CIN NO?

  38. nivas says:

    Hello sir,

    I want to get CIN no. for suwin SOFTWARE soltion PVT. lTD.
    So what is the procesure for this? What are the documents needed?
    Kindly give me the detail for this.

    THANKING YOU,

  39. RASHID KHAN says:

    DEAR SIR,

    WE ARE PARTNERSHIP FIRM, WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR GETTING CIN NO. PL ADVISE

    REGARDS

    RASHID KHAN

  40. KALIKA SINGH says:

    Sir/Madam,
    Kindly provide forward path and procedure to registered my new company name its have its CIN id. I trying to find any online method for applying but did’nt get, plz sir tell me procedure so that I can registered my firm and can started manufacturing by this name.
    Thanks & Rgds,
    KALIKA SINGH

  41. Atul says:

    who person is liable to apply for CIN

    what document require for apply where apply ?

  42. NIRAJ SHAH says:

    Hello sir,

    I want to get CIN no. for HONEYCOMB SOFTWARE PVT. lTD.
    So what is the procesure for this? What are the documents needed?
    Kindly give me the detail for this.

    THANKING YOU,

    Niraj Shah.

  43. sneh says:

    How much time it takes to get CIN number.i have applied 15 days back.yet not received.

  44. ONURADHA says:

    GUYS CIN NO IS A NO GIVEN WHEN A COMPANY IS FORMED /INCORPORATED , IT IS THE IDENTITY OF THE COMPANY.

  45. ROHIT GUPTA says:

    DEAR SIR,

    I WANT TO KNOW HOW CAN I GET CIN NO FOR OUR COMPANY?

    PLEASE TELL ME ABOUT BENAFITS OF CIN NUMBER, AND ONLINE PROCEDURE OF REGISTRATION

  46. hina says:

    SIR PLEASE TELL ME ABOUT PROFIT OF CIN NUMBER, AND PROCEDURE OF REGISTRATION AND IT IS ONLY PLC & PTC COMPANY OR OTHER ENTERPRISES & PROPERITER COMPANY GET REGISTRATED IN CIN NUMBER

  47. hina says:

    SIR PLEASE TELL ME ABOUT PROFIT OF CIN NUMBER, AND PROCEDURE OF REGISTRATION AND IT IS ONLY PLC & PTC COMPANY OR OTHER ENTERPRISES & PROPERITER COMPANY GET REGISTRATED IN CIN NUMBER –

  48. Hemant says:

    Dear sir,
    What is process in cin register proce.
    Plz give giudence

  49. Bibhu says:

    Respected Sir,
    I want to know that did i need Company Identity Number ?
    because i run a sole proprietorship business.
    Or some any circumstances did i need that ?

    Kindly help me on this doubt i am very much great full to you.
    further if you need more info kindly ask me

  50. aarvinder singh says:

    sir i have a company admission guidance-admission in any where in India
    so i want cin code for this page..can u help me/

  51. meenaprints says:

    dear sir I have the company name as EKNAM EXIM PRIVATE LIMITED
    I want its CIN NUMBER how can I get it

  52. abdul says:

    dear sir I have the company name as EKNAM EXIM PRIVATE LIMITED
    I want its CIN NUMBER how can I get it

  53. Raja says:

    sir i consult a company to overseas job then he demand me 25 thousand rupees for down payment to get a job this company cin number is:u45400wb2011plc161324
    please guide me this company is genuin or not??

  54. yogesh says:

    PL info. co cin no for co name AJIT PHARMA SUTICAL PVT LTD

  55. DM says:

    To Debasish Shah

    L17122AP1989PLC009807

    Thanks

  56. JAGVIR SINGH says:

    SIR PLEASE TELL ME ABOUT PROFIT OF CIN NUMBER, AND PROCEDURE OF REGISTRATION AND IT IS ONLY PLC & PTC COMPANY OR OTHER ENTERPRISES & PROPERITER COMPANY GET REGISTRATED IN CIN NUMBER

  57. maran says:

    how to identify the number is orgional

  58. Debasish saha says:

    Plz someone tell me the CIN no for the company DIVYA ENTERPRISES PVT LTD.

  59. sp says:

    how can i get detail of a compnay from its CIN and vice versa.

  60. R.N.PRADEEP says:

    please provide company identification number of ICSA(INDAI)LTD, HYDERABAD

  61. D. INDRA DEVI says:

    Form 1A name approval, form 18 notification of situation office, directors appointment through Form 32. After processing all three e forms by ROC, a CIN is generated for the company.

  62. deepak n patel says:

    how can we know the corporate identify number is genuine or the status of company
    the company is fake or not.

  63. Gourabh says:

    I have a CIN no. , and I want to find the company details.Does it helps in fining the company is false or not.

  64. Bhavik Adani says:

    Sir how can i get industry code for forming corporate identification number??? please do reply as early as possible….

  65. Shashi Sinha says:

    Dear Sir/Madam

    What I need to do to get this Corporate identification number? What are the benefit of getting this number?

    With Regards
    A K Sinha
    M/s Shashi Enterprises

  66. JATIN says:

    DEAR SIR I WANT TO KNOW HOW CAN I GET CIN NO?

  67. Aayush says:

    Thanks ! Helpful

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