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FC 1

ROC FC – 1

What is FC-1?

A foreign company shall file the particulars of the principal place of business in eform FC-1 within 30 days of establishment of place of business in India alongwith the required documents to RoC, Delhi. The Registrar of the corresponding state shall have access to these documents filed with the RoC, Delhi.

Who’s to file?

(1) Every foreign company shall, within thirty days of the establishment of its place of business in India, deliver to the Registrar for registration.

(a) A certified copy of the charter, statutes or memorandum and articles, of the company or other instrument constituting or defining the constitution of the company and, if the instrument is not in the English language, a certified translation thereof in the English language.

(b) The full address of the registered or principal office of the company.

(c) A list of the directors and secretary of the company containing such particulars as may be prescribed.

(d) The name and address or the names and address of one or more person’s resident in India authorized to accept on behalf of the company service of process and any notices or other documents required to be served on the company;

(e) The full address of the office of the company in India which is deemed to be its principal place of business in India.

Particulars of opening and closing of a place of business in India on earlier occasion or occasions;

(g) Declaration that none of the directors of the company or the authorized representative in India has ever been convicted or debarred from formation of companies and management in India or abroad; and (h) Any other information as may be prescribed.

When has to file?

FC-1 within 30 days of establishment of place of business in India along with the required documents to RoC, Delhi.

What’s the requirements?

Certified copy of the charter, statutes, or memorandum and articles of the company or other instrument constituting or defining the constitution of the company (Mandatory).

  • List of directors and secretary of the foreign company (Mandatory).
  • Power of attorney or board resolution in favour of the authorized representative(s) (Mandatory).
  • Reserve bank of India approval letter (It is mandatory to attach attested copy of such approval).
  • Copy of permission letter of other Authority(s)/Regulator(s), if any is required to be attached It is mandatory to attach following in case number entered is more than seven of respective field:
  • Particulars of the persons covered u/s 379.
  • Details of the places of business other than principal place of business in India.