A registered office is a place that is used for sending, receiving and acknowledging all communications and notices as may be addressed to the company. It is essential for companies to get their official address registered with the Registrar of Companies. A company’s registered address could be different from its corporate, administrative, or branch office address, and it has an option to change the registered office address anywhere in India.
During the course of business if the company intends to change the registered office address in order to explore a new place and expand the business, the same can be done by filing a form with the ROC within 30 days from the date of change of registered office. The location of the registered office address determines the ROC with which all the future correspondence, filing, etc. will take place. So, the shifting of registered office is a vital decision.
A registered office is a place where the company is physically located and hence during the course of business, the location may be required to be changed to expand the business.
The registered office of the company can be changed easily by following the process specified in the law and filling the required form with the ROC.
Arrange and provide the required documents as per the checklist shared.
Calling and holding of BM & GM (If applicable) to approve the change of registered office.
Preparation of documents as required for attachment.
Form INC 22 along with form MGT-14 & INC-23, as may be applicable, will have to be filed with ROC for the change of registered office.
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registered office is a place which is capable of receiving and acknowledging all communications and notices as may be addressed to the company from time to time.
Yes, it is valid to use the residential address as a registered office.
Form INC 22 is required to be filed within 30 days of shifting the registered office.
Following documents are required to be filed along with the form:
Sale deed or any proof of ownership can be used.
Sale deed or any proof of ownership with NOC from the owner for using the premises as a registered office.
No, you are not allowed to change the registered office address to PO Box. Sifting of registered office address can only be done to another actual physical office address.
It is mandatory for all companies and LLPs to have a registered office address. So, yes you can change the registered office address even if your company is dormant.
Yes, if the company is shifting the registered office address outside the local limits of city/town/village, then shareholders’ approval by passing a special resolution is required.