Name Application for a Company could be made through SPICe+ Part A under New Application. From 23rd February, 2020 filing of WEB Based Form RUN for Name Application has been discontinued for Name Application. Now, Form RUN WEB Based is used only for Change of Name of an existing Company.

1. DETAILED PROCEDURE FOR NAME APPLICATION OF A COMPANY

a) Check availability of proposed Company Name from http://www.mca.gov.in/mcafoportal/showCheckCompanyName.do

i. The Name of the Company should be unique It should not be same, similar, identical or resembling to the Name of the existing Company or LLP Registered. Phonetically similar names are also to be avoided.

ii. The Name of the Company should strictly be in accordance with Rule 8 of The Companies Incorporation Rules, 2014

b) Check the trademark search from the https://ipindiaonline.gov.in/tmrpublicsearch/frmmain.aspx

i. The Trademark Class can be checked from the Fourth Schedule of Trade Marks Rules,2002. There should not be any Trademark Registered on the Name application.

ii. If there is a Trademark Registered on any of the word proposed for the Company then the Company requires No objection Certificate from the owner of the Trademark Registered.

c) Draft Main Object Clause of the proposed Company

d) The Main division of industrial activity of the Company to be selected from the below table. The selection for the Industrial Code should be aligned with the Main Object Clause of the Company.

Categories Divisions (Codes)
Agriculture and Allied Activities Agriculture, Hunting and related Service activities (01); Forestry, logging and related Service activities (02); Fishing, Operation of fish hatcheries and fish farms;

Service activities incidental to fishing (05)

Mining & Quarrying Mining of coal and lignite, extraction of peat (10);

Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas, service activities incidental to oil and gas extraction excluding surveying (11); Mining of uranium and thorium ores (12);

Mining of metal ores (13);

Other Mining and Quarrying (14)

Manufacturing (Food stuffs) Manufacture of food products and beverages (15);

Manufacture of tobacco products (16)

Manufacturing (Textiles) Manufacture of textiles (17);

Manufacture of wearing apparel, dressing and dyeing of fur (18)

Manufacturing (Leather & products thereof) Tanning and dressing of leather, manufacture of luggage handbags, saddlery & harness and footwear (19)
Manufacturing (Wood Products) Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plating materials (20)
Manufacturing (Paper& Paper products; Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media) Manufacture of paper and paper products (21);

Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media (22)

Manufacturing (Metals & Chemicals, and products thereof) Manufacture of coke, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel (23);

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (24); Manufacture of rubber and plastic products (25); Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products (26) ; Manufacture of basic metals (27);

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipments (28)

Manufacturing (Machinery & Equipments) Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c (29);

Manufacture of office, accounting and computing machinery (30); Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus n.e.c (31); Manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus (32);

Manufacture of medical, precision and optical instruments, watches and clocks (33);

Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (34); Manufacture of other transport equipment (35)

Manufacturing (Others) Manufacture of furniture; manufacturing n.e.c (36); Recycling (37)
Electricity, Gas & Water companies Electricity, gas, steam and hot water supply (40); Collection, purification and distribution of water (41)
Construction Construction (45)
Trading Sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and motor cycles; retail sale of automotive fuel (50);

Wholesale trade and commission trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (51);

Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles, repair of personal and household goods (52);

Hotels and Restaurants (55)

Transport, storage and Communications Land transport; transport via pipelines (60); Water Transport (61); Air Transport (62); Supporting and auxiliary transport activities, activities of travel agencies (63); Post and telecommunications (64)
Finance Financial intermediation, except insurance and pension funding (65); Activities auxiliary to financial  intermediation (67)
Insurance Insurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security (66)
Real Estate and Renting Real estate activities (70);

Renting of machinery and equipment without operator and of personal and household goods (71)

Business Services Computer and related activities (72); Other Business Activities (74)
Community, personal & Social Services Research and Development (73);

Public Administration and Defence, compulsory social security (75); Education (80); Health and Social Work (85);

Sewage and refuse disposal, sanitation and similar activities (90); Activities of membership organizations n.e.c. (91);

Recreational, cultural and sporting activities (92); Other Service activities (93);

Activities of private households as employers of domestic staff (95); Undifferentiated goods-producing activities of private households for own use (96);

Undifferentiated service-producing activities of private households for own use (97); Extra territorial organizations and bodies (99)

e) Now, one is ready to proceed for Name application login to MCA Website (http://www.mca.gov.in/mcafoportal/login.do)

f) Click on MCA services then click further to Spice click on New application, proceed further with Name application by selecting from the following table

Sr.

No.

Type of

Company

Class Category Sub-Category
1 Producer Company Shall be Pre-filled as Private Shall be Pre-filled as Company limited by shares May select any sub-category other than ‘Guarantee and Association company’.
2 Unlimited Company May select either Private or Public Shall be Pre-filled as Unlimited company May select any sub-category other than ‘Guarantee and Association company’.
3 Private (OPC) Shall be Pre-filled

as One person Company

Shall be Pre-filled as Company limited by shares Shall be Pre-filled as Non-Govt. Company
4 IFSC

Company

May select either Private or Public Shall be Pre-filled as Company limited by shares May select any sub-category other than ‘Guarantee and Association company’.
5 Section 8 company May select either Private or Public May select either Company limited by shares or Company limited by guarantee May select any sub-category. However, Guarantee and association company option can be selected only if

‘Company limited by guarantee’ selected in field 1(c).

6 Nidhi Company Shall be Pre-filled as Public May select either Company limited by shares or Company limited by guarantee May select any sub-category. However, Guarantee and association company option can be selected only if ‘Company limited by guarantee’ selected in field 1(c).
7 New Company (Others) May select either Private or Public May select either Company limited by shares or Company limited by guarantee May select any sub-category. However, Guarantee and association company option can be selected only if ‘Company limited by guarantee’ selected in field 1(c).
8 Part I Section 8

Company

May select either Private or Public Shall be Pre-filled as Company limited by

guarantee

May select any sub-category.
9 Part I LLP to

Company

May select either Private or Public Shall be Pre-filled as Company limited by shares May select any sub-category other than ‘Guarantee and Association company’.
10 Part I Firm to Company May select either Private or Public May select any Category May select any sub-category. However, Guarantee and association company option can be selected only if

‘Company limited by guarantee’ selected in field 1(c).

g) The Main division of industrial activity of the Company is to be written

h) Summary of the objects to be pursued by the company on its incorporation *

I. One can either write here the Main Object Clause of the proposed Company or

II. Write as “THE MAIN OBJECT CLAUSE OF THE COMPANY IS ATTACHED HEREWITH”

i) Particulars of the proposed or approved name (There are 2 options given for proposing Names for Name application of a Company) as per the preference to be given one should write names.

j) Choose file: The last step for Name reservation of the Company is to browse the attachments to be done;

I. If Trademark is registered on any of the word proposed for Company then the attachment would be Main Object Clause of the proposed Company + Trademark Certificate + NOC of the Trademark + Aadhar Card and PAN Card of the Trademark holder.

II. If Trademark is not registered then only Main Object Clause of the proposed Company is required to be attached.

k) Click on Auto Check this is a preliminary check done by MCA conducted by the system, it appears that the name applied for is not identical to an existing name in the electronic registry. However, the name proposed by you for your company is still subject to a more comprehensive check at Central Registration Centre (CRC).

l) Once the auto check is done, click on save the following message will be shown by the system as *Spice+ Part A details have been successfully saved!

m) Click on Submit to submit the application it will ask whether want to proceed for Incorporation or submit only Name Application.

n) If only wants to apply for Name, then click on Submit for Name Reservation it will ask you for the payment. Rupees 1000/- is the fees for Name application of Company.

This is how the Name application is done for the proposed Company in Spice Plus Part – A.

2. EXTENSION OF RESERVATION OF COMPANY NAME

In notification dated 24th December, 2020, the MCA has notified that now the MCA will provide extension of reservation of name in certain cases. Under the Rule Registrar shall extend the period of a name reserved under rule 9 up to 60 days on Payment of Fees. The rules for the extension of the reservation of name in certain case have been specified as under:

Upon payment of fees provided below through the web service available at www.mca.gov.in under Spice Plus Part – A there is a word written EXTEND, for extension of Name application the Registrar shall extend the period of a name reserved under rule 9

Extension Period Fees to be paid Application to be made before
40 Days Rupees 1000/- Expiry of 20 days from the date of approval
60 Days Rupees 2000/- Expiry of 40 days (If extension of 20 days taken)
60 Days Rupees 3000/- Expiry of 20 days from the date of approval

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