Procedure for change in registered office within the limits of the same city, town or village

1. Calling of Board Meeting

Issue notice in accordance with the provisions of section 173(3) of the Companies Act, 2013, for convening a meeting of the Board of Directors.

2. Passing of Board Resolution

Pass a board resolution for change in situation of registered office of the Company within the limits of the same city, town or village;

3. ROC Form filing

As per section 12(4), notice of every change of the situation of the registered office, verified in the manner prescribed, after the date of incorporation of the company, shall be given to the Registrar within fifteen days of the change through filing of E-form INC.22, who shall record the same.

Attachments of e-form INC.22

  1. Proof of registered office address (Conveyance/Lease deed/Rent Agreement etc. along with the rent receipts not older than one month.
  2. Copies of the utility bills (Proof of evidence of any utility service like telephone, gas, electricity, etc. depicting the address of the premises in the name of the owner or document, as the case may be, which is not older than two months.
  3. Proof that company is authorized to use the address as the registered office of the Company (Authorisation letter from the owner or occupant of the premises along with proof of ownership or occupancy and it is mandatory if registered office is owned by any other entity / person (Not taken on lease by the Company).

Duty of the Company after change in Address:

As per section 12(3), every company shall paint or affix its name, and the address of its registered office, and keep the same painted or affixed, on the outside of every office or place in which its business is carried on, in a conspicuous position, in legible letters, and if the characters employed therefor are not those of the language or of one of the languages in general use in that locality, also in the characters of that language or of one of those languages.

Specimen of Board resolution for shifting of registered office from one place to another within the same city

RESOLVED THAT pursuant to the provisions of section 12 of the Companies Act, 2013 and any other provisions applicable, if any, consent of the Board of Directors of the Company be and is hereby accorded to shift the registered office of the Company from 348, Somesh Puri, Lucknow (U.P.) to 50/B, Samsung Plaza, MG Road, Lucknow (U.P.).

FURTHER RESOLVED THAT for the purpose of giving effect to this resolution, Mr. Manoj Agarwal, Director of the Company be and is hereby authorised, on behalf of the Company, to do all acts, deeds, matters and things as deem necessary, proper or desirable and to sign and execute all necessary documents, applications and returns for the purpose of giving effect to the aforesaid resolution along with filing of E-form INC.22 as return of Change in address of registered office with the Registrar of Companies, NCT of Delhi and Haryana.”





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