INCORPORATION OF ONE PERSON COMPANY (OPC)

  • A OPC is a company in which there is only one member.
  • Sole proprietorship firms can get benefits of a private limited company by forming a One Person Company!

Process of Incorporation of a Company:

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Decide the type of entity

Which entity you want to register: Pvt Ltd Company, LLP, OPC, Public Limited company, etc.
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Decide the name of the company

Decide a unique brand name of your company. Two names can be applied in the order of preference. Please provide us with -5-7 unique names, our expert team will analyse and guide you about the availability of the name.
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Apply the name of the company

Once the name is finalized our team will make application for name 

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Apply for Digital Signatures

Once the name is finalized our team will make application for name 

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Registration of Digital Signatures on MCA website

Before processing for the incorporation of the company, the DSC of all the members/directors are required to be registered on the MCA portal.
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Application for Incorporation of Company

Once the name is approved, our team will prepare the documents required for the incorporation of the company and make an application for the same. 

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Certificate of Incorporation of the company

After the application is done, the documents and application are verified by the Registrar of Companies and a Certificate of Incorporation is issued.

CHECKLIST FOR REGISTRATION OF A ONE PERSON COMPANY

Basic documents required for registration

For Company:

  • Registered address proof -Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill/ Mobile Bill/ Gas Bill (any one)
  • No Objection Certificate for use of office address

For Member and its Nominee:

  • Self-attested PAN Card and Aadhar Card Copy 
  • Self-attested Residence Proof: Electricity Bill/Bank Statement/Mobile Bill  (Any one)
  • Passport size photographs

Basic Information required for registration

For Company:

  • Proposed Name of Company 
  • Nature of business
  • Initial Capital
  • Contact No. and Email Id

For Member and its Nominee:

  • Name of Director/ Shareholder
  • Mobile No.
  • Email Id
  • Place of Birth
  • Educational Qualification
  • Current Occupation

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

A One person company is a registered as a private limited company.

A one person company can be formed by any individual resident of India or non-resident of India.

A OPC can be converted in to Private Limited and Public Limited company. However it cannot be converted in to section 8 company.

A OPC cannot carry out Non-Banking Financial activities. It cannot invest in the securities of any body corporates.



  • Yes, A OPC cannot be formed without appointment of Nominee. He is appointed at the time of registration of the company itself.
    Nominee shall submit all his KYC documents like PAN, Aadhar, Residence proof, Photo and give consent to become nominee of the OPC.

In case of death of the sole owner of OPC, the nominee shall become the sole member of the OPC and he will be entitled to all the shares, assets and liabilities of the company.

Yes, A OPC can have maximum 15 directors.

Yes, A shareholder and director of the OPC be same person.

  • Maintenance of proper books of accounts.
  • Statutory audit of Financial Statements.
  • Filing of income tax returns
  • file the audited financial statements of the company with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
  • A OPC is required to conduct the board meetings if there are more than 1 director.

    A OPC is not required to conduct the general meeting as it has only one member/shareholder.

A OPC is required to file Form AOC-4 and Form MGT-7A annually before 30th day of September every year.

No, A person can be the member of only One OPC at a time.

No. Earlier OPCs were required to get itself converted in to a private limited company or public limited company upon reaching the threshold limit of turnover (Rs.2 core) and paid up capital (Rs.50 lacs). Now there is no such requirement. OPC can now be converted in to any type of company except section 8 company at any time.

A foreign national can be a director in OPC, however there should be atleast one resident Indian director in OPC.

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