Documents required for Registration of a Partnership Firm:

♠ Partnership Deed

♠ Attested photocopies of Address Proof & Id proofs of all Partners

♠ Rental agreement if rented premises

♠ NOC for own premises

♠ Authorisation letter given by partners to authorise a professional

♠ Original Signed Copy of Form-1 (After online registration)

♠ Payment acknowledgement of Government fees


Step By Step Procedure for Registration of a Partnership Firm in Tamil Nadu

Step 1 : Drafting a Partnership Deed

The Partners of the proposed firm need to draft a agreed partnership deed agreed mutually by the partners. The deed is required to be printed on Rs. 300 stamp paper. This will be the basic document of registration process. Model of a draft Partnership deed is given below link.

Step 2: Other documents

After drafting the partnership deed the following documents as photocopies is required:

  • Attested photocopies of Address Proof & Id proofs of all Partners
  • Rental agreement if rented premises
  • NOC for own premises
  • Authorisation letter given by partners to authorise a professional

Note: Authorisation letter given by partners to authorise a professional to appear at the Registrar office. The authorised person will be witnessing the firm and the partners.

Step 3 : Online Registration in Registrar of Firms website

Website Link for Tamil Nadu Partnership Firm Registration:

  • Creating a user id in the Firms website

The Firm has to register in the website and has to create the login credentials. After Creating the Login credentials the user has to login in the website. In the Apply request tab click the Firm registration and the application form will be displayed.

  • Filing up the Application form (Form-1) and submission

The Application form is required to filled up online. All the information which is required to be filled up in the application form will be on the partnership deed drafted. Additional details required will the details of the person who witness the firm such as his Name, Profession, Date of birth and PAN number of the person who witnesses.

  • Uploading the supporting Documents and signing the Form-1

A scanned copy of all the documents mentioned is uploaded as a supporting document. After successful registration of the details Form-1 will be generated. This needs to manually signed by the partners and also by the witness person.

The person who witness may be an Auditor/Advocate/Notary public/IT practitioner.

Step 4: Payment of Government Fees

A fee of Rs. 200 is required to be paid online after submission of Form-1. Payment acknowledgement needs to taken a print out.

Step 5 : Submission of Documents manually with the Registrar Office

After online submission and payment of fees in Registrar of firms portal the final step in registration process will be the manual submission of documents mentioned in
Documents Required with the Concerned Registrar Office.

Step 6: Intimation from Dept for successful registration of Firm

After successful verification of the paperwork submitted with the online application, the Registrar of Firms will intimate through email the status of firm which is registered along with Firm registration number. Registration certificate of the firm will be generally issued by the department within 2-3 days. Time taken for Firm registration is generally 7-10 days.

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  1. M.UDAYA KUMAR says:


  2. KARTHIK R says:

    Very useful article sir..
    Keep it up.. Kindly provide the format of authorisation letter to be given by the partners to authorise the professional..
    Thank you..

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