Every company incorporated on or before the 31st December, 2017 shall file the particulars of the Company and its registered office details, in e-Form ACTIVE (INC-22A).

e-Form INC-22A is required to be filed on or before 25th April, 2019. e-Form INC-22A is required to be filed only after e-Form AOC-4 and e-Form MGT-7 for financial year 2017-2018.

Annual filings for F.Y. 2017-2018 is mandatory required to be filed  and forms for same is required to be approved, after that only the SRN of both Annual Filing Forms get prefilled in e-Form INC-22A.

e-Form ADT-1 approved for the latest period of accounts(period after 2017-2018) for which Auditor is appointed is mandatory required to be filed and approved before prefilling details in e-Form INC-22A.

In e-Form INC-22 following information is mandatory required:

  • Latitude and Longitude is mandatory required to be mentioned in e-form INC-22A.

Link to get details of Latitude and Longitude is below


  • E-Mail of the Company is mandatory required as OTP will be send on same.
  • Minimum 2 approved Directors DIN is required for Private Limited Company, and 1 incase of OPC Company, 3 in case of Public Company and 5 in case of Private Producer Company.
  • Statutory Auditor information is required mandatory in this e-Form.
  • Incase, if Cost Auditor is there in Company, need to tick, YES and details required to be prefilled.
  • SRN of e-Form AOC-4 and e-Form MGT-7 for F.Y. 2017-2018 do get prefilled in e-Form INC-22A.


Two photographs are required to be attached in this e-Form INC-22A

One Photo of external building of the Registered Office Company Second, photo of Director sitting inside in the Registered Office of the Company


Q How many Director’s are required to certify the e-Form INC-22A?

Ans. Mandatory two Director’s DSC are required to attached in the e-Form INC-22A.

Q How many photos are required to be attached ?

Ans. Mandatory two photos are required to be attached.

Q Is Certification of Professional mandatory required ?

Ans. DSC is mandatory required to be attached of one Practicing Professional.

Q If incase, Company does not file Active Form i.e e-Form INC-22A?

Ans. Companies, which did not file the e-Form INC-22A, in Master Data of those Companies Status will be Active Non-Compliant.

Status of Company gets updated immediately once, the Active Compliant Form gets uploaded and approved the Ministry.

Q Is e-Form INC-22A taken on STP basis or it is non-STP e-Form ?

Ans. E-Form INC-22A is an STP Form.

Q Does Challan gets generated in case of e-Form INC-22A?

Ans. Yes acknowledgment Chalaln with SRN does gets generated in case of e-Form INC-22A.

Q Last date to file e-Form INC-22A?

Ans. e-Form INC-22A is required to be filed on or before 25th April, 2019.

Q Fees to file the e-Form INC-22A beyond 25th April, 2019?

Ans. Fees of Rs.10,000/- is required to be paid for for e-Form INC-22A after 25th April, 2019.

But, right now CFSS Scheme, is going on, so till 31st December, 2020 we can file INC-22A for pending Company without any fees.

Q Can mail id of Company can be used different from same prefilled in INC-22A for sending OTP?

Ans. Yes, another mail id can be mentioned in place of mail id of the Company, and OTP can be send on same.


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