Vinita Verma

At the commencement of Companies Act, 2013, Ministry of Corporate Affairs released many rules on the Act. Various new forms are prescribed for the purpose of the Act and Rules made thereunder. Some of them are e-forms to be filed by the Companies and/or other responsible person(s) with the Registrar of Companies and some are specific formats that are required to be complied in the said format as per the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. Here are the list of all e-forms and other specific formats prescribed under the Act at one place to take a glance at the same. Being a Professional, It will provide easy reference to all of us.


Annual Filing e-forms
AOC-4(XBRL) Filing of Financial Statements In XBRL Format
AOC-4(NON XBRL) Filing of Financial Statements
MGT-7 Annual Return
MGT-15 Form for filing Report on Annual General Meeting
Other e-forms
INC-1 Application for reservation of name
INC-2 One Person Company – Application for incorporation
INC-3 One Person Company – Nominee Consent Form
INC-4 One Person Company – Change in Member/Nominee
INC-5 One Person Company – Intimation of exceeding threshold
INC-6 One Person Company – Application for conversion
INC-7 Application for incorporation of company (other than OPC)
INC-18 Application to Regional Director for conversion of Section 8 company into company of any other kind
INC-20 Intimation to Registrar revocation/surrender of license Issued under Section 8
INC-22 Notice of situation or change of situation of registered office
INC-23 Application to the RD for approval to shift the Regd. Office from one state to another state or from Jurisdiction of one Registrar to another Registrar within the same state
INC-24 Application for approval of Central Government for change Of name
INC-27 Conversion of public company into private company or Private company into public company
INC-28 Notice of Order of the Court or any other competent authority
INC-29 Integrated Incorporation Form
PAS-3 Return of allotment
SH-7 Notice to Registrar of any alteration of share capital
SH-8 Letter of Offer
SH-9 Declaration of Solvency
SH-11 Return in respect of buy back of securities
DPT-3 Return of Deposits
DPT-4 Statement regarding deposits existing on the Commencement of the Act
CHG-1 Application for registration of creation, modification of charge (other than those related to debentures)
CHG-4 Particulars for satisfaction of charge thereof
CHG-6 Notice of appointment  or cessation or receiver or Manager
CHG-9 Application for registration of creation or modification of Charge for debentures or rectification of particulars filed in respect of creation or modification of charge for debentures
MGT-3 Notice of situation or change of situation or Discontinuation of situation, of place where foreign register shall be kept
MGT-6 Persons not holding beneficial interest in shares
MGT-10 Changes in shareholding position of promoters  and top ten shareholders
MGT-14 Filing of resolutions and agreements to the Registrar
AOC-5 Notice of address at which books of account are maintained
ADT-1 Appointment of Auditor
ADT-2 Application for removal of Auditor before expiry of his term
ADT-3 Notice of resignation by the Auditor
DIR-3 Application for allotment of Director Identification Number
DIR-3C Intimation of Director Identification Number by the company to the Registrar DIN services
DIR-6 Intimation of change in particulars of Director to be given to the Central Government
DIR-11 Notice of resignation by a director to the Registrar
DIR-12 Particulars of appointment of Directors and the key managerial personnel and the changes among them
MR-1 Return of appointment of KMP
MR-2 Form of application to the Central Government for approval of appointment or reappointment and remuneration or increase in remuneration or waiver for excess or over payment to Managing Director or whole Time Director or Manager and commission or remuneration to Directors
URC-1 Application by a company for registration under Section 366
FC-1 Information to be filed by Foreign Company
FC-2 Return of alteration in the documents filed for registration by Foreign Company
FC-3 Annual Accounts along with the list of all principal places Of business in India established by Foreign Company
FC-4 Annual Return of a Foreign Company
GNL-1 Form for filing an application with Registrar of companies
GNL-2 Form for submission of documents with the Registrar.
GNL-3 Particulars of person(s) or key managerial personnel charged or specified for the purpose of sub-clause (iii) or (iv) of clause 60 of Section 2
MSC-1 Application to Registrar for obtaining the status of dormant Company
MSC-3 Return of Dormant Companies
MSC-4 Application for seeking status of active company
Adj Memorandum of Appeal; still rules are to be made by the Government for the remaining Chapters
22 Statutory Report

Other Specific formats

INC-8 Declaration for Incorporation
INC-9 Affidavit for Incorporation
INC-10 Form for verification of signature of subscribers
INC-11 Certificate of Incorporation
INC-12 Application for grant of license under Section 8
INC-13 Memorandum of Association
INC-14 Declaration for Incorporation of Section 8 Companies
INC-15 Declaration by persons applying for Incorporation of Section 8 Companies
INC-16 Licence under section 8(1) of the Companies Act, 2013
INC-17 License under Section 8 (5) of the Companies Act, 2013
INC-19 Public Notice for section 8 Companies seeking conversion into any other kind
INC-25 Certificate of incorporation pursuance to change of name
INC-26 Advertisement to be published in the newspaper for license For existing companies/ Advertisement for change in registered office from one state to another
PAS-1 Advertisement giving details of notice of special resolution For varying  the terms of any contract referred to in the Prospectus or altering the objects  for which the prospectus was issued
PAS-2 Information Memorandum
PAS-4 Private Placement Offer letter
PAS-5 Record of a private placement offer to be kept by the Company
SH-1 Share Certificate
SH-2 Register of Renewed and Duplicate Share Certificates
SH-3 Register of Sweat Equity Shares
SH-4 Securities Transfer Form
SH-5 Notice for transfer of partly paid securities
SH-6 Register of Employee Stock Option
SH-10 Register of shares or other securities bought back
SH-12 Debenture Trust Deed
SH-13 Nomination Form
SH-14 Cancellation or variation of nomination
SH-15 Certificate of compliance in respect of buy back securities
DPT-1 Circular or Circular in the form of advertisement inviting Deposits
DPT-2 Deposit Trust deed
CHG-2 Certificate of Registration of Charge
CHG-3 Certificate of registration of modification of charge
CHG-5 Memorandum of satisfaction of charge
CHG-7 Register of Charges
CHG-8 Application to Central Government for extension of time For filing particulars of registration of creation/modification/satisfaction of charge or for rectification of omission or misstatement of any particular in respect of creation/modification/satisfaction of charge
MGT-1 Register of Members
MGT-2 Register of Debenture holders/ other securities holders
MGT-4 Declaration by the registered owner of shares who does not hold the beneficial interest in such shares
MGT-5 Declaration by the beneficial owner who holds or acquires beneficial interest in shares but whose name is not entered in the register of members
MGT-8 Certificate by a CSP (Certification of Annual Return)
MGT-9 Extract of Annual Return
MGT-11 Proxy Form
MGT-12 Polling Paper
MGT-13 Report of Scruitinizer(s)
AOC-1 Statement containing salient features of the financial statement of subsidiaries/associate companies/joint ventures
AOC-2 Form for disclosure of particulars of contracts/arrangements entered into by the company with related parties
AOC-3 Form of abridged Financial Statements
ADT-4 Report to the Central Government
DIR-1 Application for inclusion of name
DIR-2 Consent to act as A Director of a Company
DIR-4 Verification of applicant for application for DIN
DIR-5 Application for surrender of DIN
DIR-7 Verification of applicant for change in DIN particulars
DIR-8 Declaration for disqualification by the Director
DIR-9 Report by company to Registrar
DIR-10 Form of application for removal of disqualification of Directors
MBP-1 Disclosure of Interest by the Directors
MBP-2 Register of loans, guarantee, security and acquisition made by the company
MBP-3 Register of investments not held in its own name by the Company
MBP-4 Register of contracts  with related party and contracts and bodies etc., in which directors are interested
MR-3 Secretarial Audit Report
URC-2 Advertisement giving notice about Registration under Part I of Chapter XXI
FC-5 Nomination by IDR holder
NDH-1 Return of statutory compliances
NDH-2 Application for extension of time
NDH-3 Half yearly return
MSC-2 Certificate of Status of a Dormant Company
MSC-5 Certificate of Status of an active company;

(Author is a CS Management Trainee with Select Infrastructure Private Limited)

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