Cost of incorporation of a company


Cost of incorporation of One Person Company, Private Ltd., Public Ltd. and Producer Company having share capital:

  1. Expenditure for getting Digital Signature Certificates (DSC): There are many agencies in the market which provide DSC the amount charged by them vary from Rs.800-5,000 per DSC
  2. Registration Fees payable to the Registrar of Companies: The Registrar of Companies charges registration fees for incorporating a company which varies depending upon the authorized capital of the company to be incorporated. Registration Fees payable to the Registrar can be calculated using the following table:
Sr. No. Authorised Capital Formula for calculating registration fees Amount
1. Upto Rs.1,00,000/- Rs.5000/- Rs.5000
2. Rs.1,00,000 > Rs.5,00,000

Rs.5,000 +

(Authorised Capital)- Rs.1,00,000/-  

X 400

From Rs.5,400 to Rs.21,000



3. Rs.5,00,000 >



Rs.21,000 +

(Authorised Capital)- Rs.5,00,000/-  

X 300

From Rs.21,300 to Rs.1,56,000


4. Rs.50,00,000 >



Rs.1,56,000 +

(Authorised Capital)- Rs.50,00,000/-  

X 100

From Rs.1,56,100 to Rs.2,06,000
5. Rs.1,00,00,000 >



Rs.2,06,000 +

(Authorised Capital)- Rs.1,00,00,000/-  

X 75

From Rs.2,06,075 to Rs.2,50,00,000

(Maximum Registration fees can be upto Rs.2.50 crore only)

3. Fees payable to the Registrar of Companies for filing of various Forms:

A. If incorporated through Integrated Process for Incorporation:

Sr. No. Forms Authorised Capital Filing Fees
1. Form No. INC. 29 NA Rs.2,000/-

B. If incorporated through the older process of incorporation:

Sr. No. Forms Authorised Capital Filing Fees
1. Form No. DIR. 3 NA Rs.500/-
2. Form No. INC. 1 NA Rs.1,000/-
3. Form No. INC. 7 and

Form No. DIR. 12

Upto Rs.1,00,000/- Rs.200/- each
Rs.1,00,000 > Rs.5,00,000 Rs.300/- each
Rs.5,00,000 >


Rs.400/- each
Rs.25,00,000 >


Rs.500/- each
Rs.1,00,00,000 > Rs.600/- each

 Besides above, stamp duty is levied on Memorandum and Articles of Association and Form No. INC-2, 7 & 29 which differs from state to state.

Further there are professional charges of Company Secretaries, Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants which varies from firm to firm.