prpri New e-form AGILE – One more step towards Ease of Doing Business New e-form AGILE – One more step towards Ease of Doing Business

Currently Ministry of Corporate Affairs is providing certain registration services under a single form for incorporation of a Company.  Broadly these services include Corporate Identity Number (CIN), Director Identification Number (DIN) as a part of registration of Company under the Companies Act, 2013, registration under Income Tax Act and issuance of PAN (Permanent Account Number) and TAN (Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number).

With a start of new financial year MCA has come up with a very useful and time trimming service of registration under various other commercial act as under.

Goods and Services Tax Act (GST)

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)

MCA has introduced a new form AGILE (Application for Goods and Services Tax Identification Number, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation registration pLus Employees’ Provident Fund Organization registration) as INC-35 under the rule 38A of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014.  This rule 38A is inserted after rule 38 of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014 vide new rule namely Companies (Incorporation) Third Amendment Rules, 2019.

According to the new rule an application form for incorporation of Company shall be accompanied by form AGILE containing application for registration under following numbers and with effective described as follows:

  • GSTIN e.f. 31st March, 2019,
  • EPFO w.e.f. 8th April, 2019 and
  • ESIC w.e.f. 15th April, 2019.

AGILE form shall contain the details of description of goods and/or services to be provided by the Company, respected HSN code and/or SAC code, Directors’ details, details and proof of office address. Following documents are accepted as proof of address in PDF format only:

  • Property Tax Receipt – Max. 100 KB
  • Municipal Khata Copy – Max. 100 KB
  • Electricity Bill – Max. 100 KB
  • Rent / Lease Agreement – Max. 2 MB
  • Consent Letter – Max. 100 KB
  • Rent receipt with NOC (in case of no / expired rent agreement) – Max. 1 MKB
  • Legal Ownership Document – Max. 1 MB

For registration of Authorized Signatory under various Acts following details shall be provided along with either of the following document as a proof:

  • Latest Photograph – Max. 100 KB JPG file only,
  • Letter of Authorization – Max. 100 KB PDF file or
  • Resolution passed by Board of Directors / Committee – Max. 100 KB PDF file


  • Acceptance Letter – Max. 100 KB PDF file.

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