MCA has discontinued on V2 portal and have been migrated to V3 portal. Version 2 of MCA portal was used to file various forms relating to Companies and LLP’s. MCA has not discontinued V2 portal and introduced V3 portal which is enhanced version of V2 portal. Articles contains FAQs related to MCA V2 and V3.
ABOUT MCA V2 AND V3
Ans. V2 portal is Version 2 of the MCA portal which was used to file various forms relating to Companies and LLP’s . LLP Services have been discontinued on V2 portal and have been migrated to V3 portal.
Ans. The MCA is the process of upgrading the present version of the portal from Version 2 to Version 3. This is an enhanced version of the V2 portal and is presently live only for LLP’s as at the date of this FAQ
The V3 portal presently enables the following for LLP’s
The above services on V3 portal were rolled out on 8th March 2022.
Ans.LLP forms have been migrated to V3 while Company forms are still in the Version 2 of the portal. This phased migration is done to enable smooth transition of the portal. Both V2 and
V3 are now working seamlessly
Ans. No, the access to both versions can be seen in the Sign in / Sign up in the MCA portal – mca.gov.in wherein separate access is provided for LLP and separate for Companies related filing
Ans. LLP forms were migrated on March 8, 2022. The date of migration of Company forms to the new Version 3 will be intimated in due course
Ans. In the version 2, forms are required to be filled and uploaded in the portal while in V3 the forms are to be filled online. This enables user convenience including the ability to save a half filled form and file it later
Further in Version 2, there was only a My Workspace which had a list of notices from MCA and circulars issued by them . In Version 3, there is a personalised “My Application” feature
which allows one to view all the forms filed by them till date along with the status of the forms such as pending for DSC upload, Under Processing, Pay fees, Resubmission etc
When a user logs in to V3, the login is through the email id whereas in V2 it was possible with the user id
When a business user logs in to the MCA system, an OTP will be sent to your mobile and e mail address to ensure the authenticity of the user
Ans. A user can be a registered user or a business user.
Ans. Registered users comprise of any individuals. Such users can only perform 2 functions in the LLP module – RUN Form and fillip form. There is no change in the naming or position of a registered user between V2 and V3
Ans. A business user can be any of the following and they can access and file all the forms. There is no change in the naming or position of a Business user between V2 and V3. The most suitable category may be selected
However, the “Professional User” in V3 was earlier termed as “Practicing Professional” in V2 portal
Ans. No, if you are an existing user in V2, then you need not register once again. In fact the system will identify the mail id that you give as a duplicate id and not permit a registration once again
But if you attempt to register with a new mail id which was not in V2, you will be created as a new user. Such registrations in V3 when already an existing user in V2 should be avoided
Go to the Tab Sign in / Sign Up in the mca.gov.in site. There will be a button called “Register” between the buttons for Login for LLP filing and Login for Company filing. The registration can be done by clicking this button. This registration for a new user will enable you to file both Company (V2) and LLP forms (V3)
a. Please click on the “Register” button.
b. Clicking on Register button will take you to the Registration page.
c. Choose the User Category and User Role as applicable.
d. Refer above table provided in Registration FAQs
e. Please complete the registration process and login using your credentials
f. You will receive an e mail / SMS on successful registration
Ans. Once you have registered as a new user in V3, you can immediately start filing LLP related forms. However to be able to start filing Company forms, it would take 4 – 5 hours for the User registration to be effected for V2 filings for Companies.
Users will receive 2 different passwords one each for LLP filing and Company filing upon completion of registration.
Ans. The following will be needed for registration based on category of the user. Some requirements are generic across all categories, there are special data requirements for other categories and a few are illustrated below
Ans. Yes, a Registered User can upgrade to a Business, One must not create a new Business user. The following needs to be done to upgrade. Even registered users in V2 can upgrade to Business User in V3
a. Sign in
b. Right Hand Corner will Display “Hello – Your Name”
c. Click on the icon
d. Select Profile Update Page
e. Click on Add Role
f. Business User Role
a. Director/Designated Partner
b. Manager/Secretary/Authorized Representative
c. Officer in Default
Ans. No. User cannot have multiple roles under the same user id. However, a user can upgrade the role.
In the above question as one is a Professional ( existing ),user can upgrade to the following roles:
a. Director/Designated Partner
b. Manager/Secretary/Authorized Representative
Ans. Details can be updated by visiting the Profile update section which can be accessed by clicking on the Profile Update link present under “Hello, Username” on the top right corner of the MCA portal. Not all details in the profile can be changed. Only certain details can be changed. For example, the following cannot be modified
Ans. New User refers to a person who does not have an existing User Account on MCA system in any version of MCA 21 (either V-1 or V-2). Thus, a ‘New User’ is the one who will be doing a fresh/new registration on the MCA portal.
If you are new to the MCA system, you can register yourself either as a ‘Registered User’ or ‘Business user’
> Company/LLP: These Users have access to all forms and can file the forms for only the Company/LLP under which they get registered.
> Director/Designated Partner: These Users have access to all forms and can file the forms for such Company/LLP with which they are associated as Director/ Designated Partner.
> Manager/Secretary/Authorized Representative: These Users have access to all forms and can file the forms for such Company/LLP with which they are associated.
> Officer in Default: These Users have access to all forms and can file the forms for such Company/LLP with which they are associated.
> Professional: These Users have access to all forms and can file the forms for all Companies/LLPs.
Please note that the “Professional User” in V3 was earlier termed as “Practicing Professional” in V2 portal.
Company Filings, at present, are available on V2 system without any changes for all types of Users. The above change is related to the newly released V3 LLP Module only.
Ans. For the existing Users of MCA fresh/new registration is not required. To login for LLP related filings, you are required to use your existing User ID and Password. After login, the system will identify the user’s existing email ID which was used while user creation in V2 system and show all related history of filings in Application History section in the LLP Module.
If the user attempts to register with a new Email ID which was not associated with the Old V2 system, then User will be registered as a completely New User and in this case, the Application History of the User will not be visible to the user.
Please note that with one Email and PAN, only one user can be registered on the new system.
Ans. Any Registered User can upgrade to any category of the Business User. Any one of the
following suitable categories can be selected while registering/upgrading:
> Director/Designated Partner
> Manager/Secretary/Authorized Representative
> Officer in Default
The profile details can be updated after login under Profile Update section which can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Profile Update’ option present under “Hello, Username” on the top right corner of the MCA portal as shown below:
Please note the following during registration:
Ans. Users cannot choose multiple roles under the same user id category. However, a user can change one’s role to another role by “Add Role” functionality. Professional Users can add the following roles to their existing role in the below category:
c. Director/Designated Partner
d, Manager/Secretary/Authorized Representative
Ans. A fresh/new User will have no history of filings thus, will not be able to see any history of filing in application history. However, if the User logs into the system through his existing user ID of Old Module, he will be able to see all the SRNs under “My Application” tab.
Ans. If you have registered a wrong DSC, please associate again with the right DSC and you will receive a pop-up message as per below screenshot. Click on “Yes” to proceed further and your DSC will be successfully registered.
Please note that only 1 DSC can be associated with 1 User ID. Thus, Users are required to make sure to associate correct DSC with their respective User IDs.
Ans. This facility is available in the “My Application” tab. In the application history, Users will see “View Remarks” action button against the SRN marked under resubmission (RSUB). Users can click on “View Remarks” to see the comments by the MCA officers related to being asked for resubmission of the already filed SRN.
Ans. To recover LLP V3 password, kindly click on Sign in/Sign up present on MCA website home page and navigate to Login page.
Click on “Forgot password?” link present below the password field and follow the steps to recover your password.
To recover V2 password, kindly click on Sign in/Sign up present on MCA website home page and navigate to Login page.
Click on “Login for Company Filing”. You will be redirected to Company Filing login page. Please click on “Forgot Password” present below the password field to recover the password.
To Login, please click on the Sign in /Sign up option present on the top right corner of the home page as shown in the screenshot below.
For Company filing and other Company related services, please click on “Login for Company Filing” button, login using your existing username and password.
For LLP filing and other LLP related services, please click on “Login for LLP Filing” button and login using your existing username and password.
Ans. This is a process by which a DSC ( or a unique signature ) is mapped to a user id. This is required because the forms are filled and submitted online rather than in physical mode.
Ans. Associating the DSC is done in the following manner. For this purpose ,
Ans. The following needs to be ensured to be able to associate the DSC :
Ans. All the processionals & proposed designated partners who have DPIN & signing the forms shall register themselves as business user through their respective Professional number &
Only one DSC will be affixed with each login ID. Users who don’t have the User ID’s its mandatory in V3 to create a user ID & affix the DSC
Ans. Yes, users are requested associate only one DSC against the user ID
Ans. DSC is mandatory only for those forms which are required to be digitally signed. For example, for RUN LLP there is no requirement to affix DSC.
Ans. A registered user can associate his DSC using his PAN by doing the following for filing Fillip forms
Ans. Affixing of DSC is as per the usual standard process.
Ans. After signing of the documents, the user will be required to upload the pdf document (with affixed DSC) on MCA portal against the SRN
Ans. If you are an existing User of Version-2, please login Version-3 (V3) portal with the same credentials and click on “Update Profile” on the top right corner of the screen.
Your First Name, Middle Name, Last Name and Date of Birth, will have an “Edit” option for updating the details.
Once the correct details have been provided, your PAN Validation will be successfully completed with correct Name & Date of Birth.
Please provide First Name, Middle Name, Last Name in capital letters.
Ans. If you have multiple accounts in Version-2 with same email ID, please login Version-3 portal with the same credentials and click on “Update Profile” on the top right corner of the screen.
There is an option to “Edit” your Email ID. Please edit your email ID and provide a new/unique Email ID.
After successful login, the new Email ID will become the Username of such account and the User will be able to login again with updated Email ID (Username) and Password.
Please Note: – User can edit the email only once
Ans. While filling any address related information in any form, Users are required to select the ‘Country’ first before giving any value in ‘Pin Code’ field. If the country is selected as India, the related Area/Locality of the Pin Code will appear in the dropdown list.
Below is the case where Pin Code was entered before the selection of Country in the Address Section:
Further, below is the screenshot, where the Country is selected prior to entering the Pin Code detail:
Ans. While filling the Fillip FORM section 5 please start with select number of partners with desired indicating partners. After entering the number of partners, the particulars of individuals partners having DIN/DPIN will be reflected in the section 6 (a), (b), (C) etc
These types of issues usually occur when the system required clearance of cache. Please follow the below steps:
1. The Users are required to clear the cache of the system;
2. Refresh/ reload the screen of the form;
3. Refill the Number of Partner/Designated Partner details in Field 5 of the FiLLiP Form.