Section 8 Company:

A Section 8 company is similar to a trust and society. The objectives of a Section 8 Companies are to promote arts, science, commerce, sports, social welfare, religion, charity and environmental protection. They are registered under the Companies Act, 2013 for charitable purpose. They have better credibility among government bodies, donors and other stakeholders.

NGO Registration Methods in India - Trust, Society, or Non-profit Company [Section 8 Company]

A Detailed Process

In India, anybody is free to do social activities without forming an association or organization. But when an individual wants to create a group that involves volunteers, activities, and resources, it becomes important to have proper management in place. To run such companies, trusts and Societies in the correct manner, a certain set of rules need to be followed.

Essential documents for online society registration & trust registration

Before a registered deed is delivered to an NGO, submission of specific documents is required.

For a Section 8 company registration, the following papers are essential:

The name of the NGO for approval.

Address proof of the office. It can be electricity or water bill or house tax receipt.

Identity proof of all the Directors which can be:

Driving License

Copy of Passport

Voter ID

Pan Card

Aadhar Card/Bank Statement

Note: Registration time maximum 10 days.