Download Company Law Form 1B For change of name or conversion of a public company into a private company

Application for approval of the Central Government for change of name or conversion of a public company into a private company. Form No 1B used as an Application for approval of the Central Government for change of name or conversion of a public company into a private company

How to e-file Form 1B 

In case of Change of Name

  1. Enter ‘Corporate Identity Number’ (CIN) of the company You may find CIN by entering your existing registration number in the Find CIN/GLN service at the portal. www.mca.gov.in and Find Details of Company CIN, GLN, LLPIN using Name of Company, ROC registration number etc.
  2. Enter the service request number of eForm 1A (obtained before filing this application)Note: Before filing an application in eForm 1B for approval of change of name of the company, the company is required to obtain approval of name availability by filing eForm 1A
  3. Click the “Pre-fill” buttonSystem will automatically display the name, registered office address, email ID and proposed name of the company. In case there is any change in the email ID, enter the new valid email ID.
  4.  Enter particulars of eForm 23 filed for registration of resolution. Ensure that alteredMemorandum and articles of association is filed as an attachment to eForm 23, as applicable.
  5.  In case of companies incorporated in MCA21 system, system will automatically display the name of the company at the time of incorporation. In all other cases, this will have to be entered. Ensure that the name entered is correct as the same shall be displayed in the certificate to be issued by the RoC office.
  6.  Enter the details of number of members and number of shares held by them. In case of companies not having share capital, zero may be entered as number of shares held. 

Attachments

  • Copy of minutes of the meeting of members where resolution has been passed is to be enclosed
  • Copy of any approval order obtained from the concerned authorities (such as, RBI,
  • IRDA, SEBI etc.) Or the concerned department
  • If change of name is due to change in main activity of the company, a certificate from chartered accountant regarding turnover details from new activity should be enclosed
  • Copy of any previous approval order taken for change of name of the company
  • Any other information can be provided as an optional attachment.

Verification

 Select the first option

Enter the serial number and date of board resolution authorising the signatory to sign & submit the eForm.

Digital Signature

To be digitally signed by the managing director or director or manager or secretary of the company authorised by the board of directors. 

Designation

 Select the designation of the person digitally signing the eForm.

Enter the DIN in case the person digitally signing the eForm is a director or managing director

Enter income-tax PAN in case the person signing the eForm is a manager

Enter membership number or income-tax PAN in case the person digitally signing the eForm is a secretary.

 In case of Conversion of a Public company into a Private company

  1. Enter ‘Corporate Identity Number’ (CIN) of the company You may find CIN by entering your existing registration number in the Find CIN/GLN service at the portal. www.mca.gov.in
  2.  Click the “Pre-fill” button System will automatically display the name, registered office address, email ID and proposed name of the company. In case there is any change in the email ID, enter the new valid email ID.
  3.  Enter particulars of eForm 23 filed for registration of resolution. Ensure that altered  Memorandum and articles of association is filed as an attachment to eForm 23, as applicable.
  4.  In case of companies incorporated in MCA21 system, system will automatically display the name of the company at the time of incorporation. In all other cases, this will have to be entered. Ensure that the name entered is correct as the same shall be displayed in the certificate to be issued by the RoC office.
  5. Enter the details of number of members and number of shares held by them. In case of companies not having share capital, zero may be entered as number of shares held. 

Attachments

  • Copy of minutes of the meeting of members where resolution has been passed has to be enclosed
  • Copy of any approval order obtained from the concerned authorities (such as, RBI,
  • IRDA SEBI etc.) Or the concerned department
  • Certified copy of the order for condonation of delay will be mandatory to attach if the form is being filed after the due date of filing.
  • Any other information can be provided as an optional attachment

Verification

Select the second option.Enter the serial number and date of board resolution authorising the signatory to sign and submit the application. 

Digital Signature

The eForm should be digitally signed by the managing director or director or manager or secretary of the company duly authorised by the board of directors. 

Designation

  • Select the designation of the person digitally signing the eForm.
  • Enter the DIN in case the person digitally signing the eForm is a director or managing director
  • Enter income-tax PAN in case the person signing the eForm is a manager
  • Enter membership number or income-tax PAN in case the person digitally signing the eForm is a secretary.

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