Rules Governing the eForm-  eForm GNL-4 is required to be filed pursuant to Rule 10 of the Companies (Registration offices and Fees) Rules, 2014 which are reproduced for your reference.

Rule 10: Procedure on receipt of any application or form or document electronically

(1)The Registrar shall examine or cause to be examined every application or e-Form or document required or authorised to be filed or delivered under the Act and rules made thereunder for approval, registration, taking on record or rectification by the Registrar, as the case may be:

Provided that save as otherwise provided in the Act, the Registrar shall take a decision on the application, e-form or documents within thirty days from the date of its filing excluding the cases in which an approval of the Central Government or the Regional Director or any other competent authority is required:

Provided further that the e-Forms or documents identified as informative in nature and filed under Straight Through Process may be examined by the Registrar at any time on suo-motuor on receipt of any information or complaint from any source at any time after its filing:

Provided also that nothing contained in the first proviso shall affect the powers of the Registrar to call information or explanation in pursuance of section 206.

(2) Where the Registrar, on examining any application or e-Form or document referred to in sub-rule (1), finds it necessary to call for further information or finds such application or e-form or document to be defective or incomplete in any respect, he shall give intimation of such information called for or defects or incompleteness, by e-mail on the last intimated e-mail address of the person or the company, which has filed such application or e-form or document, directing him or it to furnish such information or to rectify such defects or incompleteness or to re-submit such application or e-Form or document within the period allowed under sub-rule (3):

Provided that in case the e-mail address of the person or the company in question is not available, the intimation shall be given by the Registrar by post at the last intimated registered office address of the company or the last intimated address of the person, as the case may be and the Registrar shall preserve the facts of the intimation in the electronic record.

(3) Except as otherwise provided in the Act, the Registrar shall allow fifteen days’ time to theperson or company which has filed the application or e-Form or document under sub-rule (1) for furnishing further information or for rectification of the defects or incompleteness or for re­submission of such application or e-form or document.

(4) In case where such further information called for has not been provided or has been furnished partially or defects or incompleteness has not been rectified or has been rectified partially or has not been rectified as required within the period allowed under sub-rule (3), the Registrar shall either reject or treat the application or e-form or document, as the case may be, as invalid in the electronic record, and shall inform the person or company, as the case may be, in the manner as specified in sub-rule (2).

(5) Where any document has been recorded as invalid by the Registrar, the document may be rectified by the person or company only by fresh filing along with payment of fee and additional fee, as applicable at the time of fresh filing, without prejudice to any other liability under the Act.

(6) In case the Registrar finds any e-form or document filed under Straight Through Process as defective or incomplete in any respect, at any time suo-motu or on receipt of information or compliant from any source at any time, he shall treat the e-form or document as defective in the electronic registry and shall also issue a notice pointing out the defects or incompleteness in thee-Form or document at the last intimated e-mail address of the person or the company which has filed the document, calling upon the person or company to file the e-Form or document afresh along with fee and additional fee, as applicable at the time of actual re-filing, after rectifying the defects or incompleteness within a period of thirty days from the date of the notice:

Provided that in case the e-mail address of the person or the company in question is not available, the intimation shall be given by the Registrar by post at the last intimated registered office address of the company or the last intimated address of the person, as the case may be and the Registrar shall preserve the facts of the intimation in the electronic record.

Purpose of the eForm

In certain cases BO User may require the applicant to provide some clarifications or additional document(s) in support of the form and details filed by the applicant which shall be submitted via form GNL-4. This functionality shall not be available for forms filed through STP mode.

There may be cases where the amount of stamp duty paid through MCA2 1 system by the user in respect of any document is not correct and differential payment of stamp duty is required. In such cases, the user will have to pay the additional (differential) stamp duty through the MCA2 1 system and then file eForm GNL-4 (Addendum) mentioning the SRN of such payment

EForm Number as per Companies Act, 1956

EForm 67 as per Rule 20A (3) of the Companies (Central Government’s) General Rules and Forms, 1956]

Important Points for Successful Submission

Processing Type- The eForm will be linked to the main form in Non STP mode. On processing of the eForm the details will be saved with MCA.

Email- When an eForm is registered by the authority concerned, an acknowledgement of the same is sent to the user in the form of an email at the end of the day to the email id of the company

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