Public Limited Company

Overview of Public Limited Company Registration

Public limited companies enjoy all the rights of a corporate entity with limited liabilities and it is an ideal choice for the small and medium scale enterprises who wish to raise the equity capital from the general public.

Below we are going to provide full knowledge of the features, procedure and document requirement for Public Company Registration.

Basic Clarification on Incorporation of Public Limited Company

Just like other companies, Public Limited Company is also registered as per the rules and regulations of the Companies Act, 2013. A public Company enjoys the benefits of limited liabilities for its members and has rights to sell its shares for raising the capital of the company. It can be incorporated with a minimum number of three directors and has more stringent rules and regulations as compared to a Pvt. Ltd. Company.

It must have a minimum number of seven members whereas there is no limit for the maximum number of members. It provides all the benefits of a private limited company along with more transparency and easy transferability of ownership and shareholding. Name, shares, formation, number of members, management and directors, etc. differentiates any Public limited company from the private limited companies.

Documents Required for Public Limited Company Registration

An applicant has to collect all these documents to file along with the incorporation application:

  1. Identity Proof such as Aadhar card, PAN card, Driving License, Voter Id of all the designated directors and shareholders.
  2. Address Proof of all the proposed directors and shareholder of the company.
  3. PAN card details of all the directors and shareholders
  4. Utility bill such as telephone, gas, water or electricity bill of the registered office as a residential proof of the business place. It should not be older than 2 months.
  5. An NOC or No Objection Certificate from the landlord of the business place.
  6. DSC or Digital Signature Certificate of the designated directors
  7. Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Article of Association (AOA)