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

  1. Subal Tripura says:

    Sir hum janna chate hein ki DBA company listed hai na unlisted hai …plz i want

  2. Janhavi 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:jvjoshi41599@gmail.com

  3. 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

  4. Amit Mishra says:

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

  5. Aanand Kumar says:

    Told me about cin no.

  6. DILIP DATTATREYA MAHAJAN says:

    I was looking for list of category of Taxable service:

    example:Under Banking and financal services

  7. vinay says:

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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

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