File INC-22A

Tag your company’s status as ACTIVE by filing form INC- 22A with MCA

What is form INC- 22A?

MCA has introduced a new form INC-22A – ACTIVE(Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) with effect from 25th February 2019 by inserting Rule 25 A to the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014. Every company incorporated on or before 31st December 2017 and are under ‘Active’ status has to file this form on or before 25th April 2019. If the form is not filed within the due date then the MCA will charge late filing fees of Rs. 10,000/-. Further, the company will be marked as ‘ACTIVE non-complaint company’ and the DIN associated with such company will be marked as ‘Director of ACTIVE non-compliant company’.

Consequences of non-filing of form INC-22A

Late filing fees
If the form is not filed within the due date, then the company will be marked as ‘ACTIVE non-complaint company’. MCA will charge the late filing fees of Rs. 10,000/- from the companies filing form after the due date.
Restriction on change in Authorised Capital
A company which has not filed the form will not be able to file the form in relation to the change in authorised capital of the company. Hence a company will not be able to file form SH-7.
Restriction on change in registered office
A company will be unable to change the registered office address if the form is not filed within the due date. A company will not be allowed to file form INC-22.
Restriction on change in Paid-up Capital
A company will not be allowed to change its paid-up capital unless the filing of the form INC-22 A. A company will not be able to file form PAS-3 for change in paid-up capital.
Restriction on change in directorship
A company cannot change the directorship except the cessation of director if the form is not filed within the due date.
Restriction on amalgamation, demerger & closure
A company will not be able to proceed for the amalgamation or demerger. A company will not be allowed to file form INC-28 with MCA. Further a company cannot apply for fast track exit or dissolution of company.

Documents and information required for filing form INC-22A

COI
Certificate of Incorporation
Photograph of external building of the registered office
It must include name, registered address and GST number in english and local language
Photograph of inside the office
It must have at least 1 director therein the office whose DSC will be affix on the form
Latitude and longitude of the registered office
The company has to specify the details related to latitude and longitude
Email id of the company
Email id must be provided for OTP verification
Statutory Auditor
SRN of the form for appointment of Auditor
Annual compliance forms
SRN of the form AOC-4 and MGT-7
DSC & Other details
DSC of at least 2 directors will be required. Details of appointment of MD/CEO/Manager/WTD/Company Secretary/Cost Auditor (if applicable)

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Due Date

25th April 2019

Exemptions

Companies under process of Striking off or Struck off

Companies under process of Amalgamation

Companies under process of Dissolution or Dissolved

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  • Updated Company’s Master data
  • All it takes is 2 working days*

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Process of filing online form INC-22A

  • Collection of basic Information
  • Provide Required Documents
  • Preparation and filling an online form
  • Drafting of application with required information
  • Online filing with Professional Certification
  • Sharing Company’s Master Data
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which company is required to file the Form INC-22A?
Every company incorporated on or before 31st December 2017 shall file the form with MCA.
What is the due date?
The form INC-22A must be filed on or before 25th April 2019.
Are LLPS’s required to file this form?
No, only companies incorporated on or before 31st Decmber 2017 are required to file the form.
What is the government fee for filing INC-22A?
There is no government fee filing this form.
Is there any penalty for non filing the form?
Yes, MCA will charge late filing fees of Rs. 10,000/- if the form is filed on or after 26th April 2019.
Whether OPC is required to file the form?
Yes, OPC is a form of company hence it has to file the form INC-22A.
What is to be included on board of registered office?
The board of the registered office must contain name, registered office address and GST number.
Whether the language on the board of registered office to be in English or Hindi?
The language on the board of the registered office must be in english as well as in a regional language.
What if I have not appointed the Auditor?
First you need to appoint the auditor alongwith late filing fees and then file form INC-22A.
Can I file form if I have not filed annual compliance forms?
No, Company will not able to file the form untill the form for annual compliances has been filed.
Who is required to sign the form INC-22A?
The form must be digitally signed by 2 directors.
If the DIN is deactivated due to non-filing of KYC, will I be able to file the form?
No, if the DIN of the directors are deactivated, then such director will not be able to file the form.
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