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NBFC Registration




Basic information:



A Non – Banking Finance Company, which is popularly known as the NBFC Company, is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 (earlier Companies Act, 1956) engaged in the business of providing loans and advances, acquisition of shares/ stocks/ bonds/ debentures or other securities issued by Government or local authority from time to time or other marketable securities of a like nature, Leasing, Hire-Purchase, Insurance Business, Chit Business.


However, NBFC is not allowed to carry any activity of agriculture, industrial and also can not do business of purchase – sale of any goods (other than securities) or providing any services and sale/ purchase/ construction of immovable property.


A Non-Banking institution which is a company and has principal business of receiving deposits under any scheme or arrangement in one lump sum or in installments by way of contributions or in any other manner, is also a Non-Banking Financial Company (Residuary Non-Banking Company).


As per the provisions of Section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, no Non-banking Financial company can commence or carry on business of a non-banking financial institution without a) obtaining a certificate of registration from the Bank and without having a Net Owned Funds of INR. 25 lakhs (Which was INR. 2 Crore Since April, 1999 till present time).


NBFCs lend and make investments and hence their activities are akin to that of banks; however there are a few differences as given below:


                  1. NBFC cannot accept Demand Deposits;


                  1. NBFCs do not form part of the Payment and Settlement System and cannot issue Cheques drawn on itself;


                  1. Deposit Insurance Facility of Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICG) is not available to depositors of NBFCs, unlike in case of Banks.


LEGALRAJ will professionally assist you in registration of your NBFC Company. The average time taken to NBFC Company Registration is about 60 to 75 working days, subject to submission of necessary information and documents required by us from the client and the time taken by the Reserve Bank of India for approval.



What are the categories of Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) ?


  1. Deposit taking NBFC’s
  2. Non-Deposit taking NBFC’s
  3. Asset Finance Company
  4. Investment Company
  5. Loan Company
  6. Infrastructure Finance Company
  7. Infrastructure Debt Fund
  8. Micro Finance Institution
  9. Factors



What are the documents required for registration of NBFC ?



  1. Incorporation Certificate of Company or LLP


  1. The MoA and the AoA of the applicant company or LLP Agreement of the LLP


  1. Registered office ownership documents and the address proof of the company or LLP


  1. List of Directors or Partners including Designated Partners of the Company or LLP


  1. Financial Statements of the company or LLP duly audited of previous 3 consecutive financial years (for existing Company or LLP)


  1. Board or Partners’ Resolution authorizing for NBFC registration (for existing Company or LLP)


  1. Bank Account statement with a minimum paid up equity share capital of INR. 2 Crores


  1. Income tax PAN or the Company or LLP



What will you receive in Registration of NBFC package ?



  1. Preparation of documents related to NBFC
  2. Govt. fees payment
  3. Making an application and filing documents with the RBI office, Mumbai
  4. RBI Approval for NBFC Company
  5. Certificate of registration of NBFC Company



What is the process for Registration of NBFC ?



Step 1: Receipt of inquiry from you


Step 2: We provide you the list of details required


Step 3: You provide us with all the details required and make advance payment of our fees


Step 4: We start working for the registration of your NBFC Company



How we help in Registration of your NBFC Company ?


1. Consultation: We will review the proposed business activity, collect the documents from client, provide necessary incorporation documents for the NBFC Company registration and complete the procedure related thereto.


2. Board & Members Resolutions: We will provide timelines, documents and do the compliances for you.


3. Filing: We will timely file the incorporation documents and application, with the jurisdictional Registrar of Companies (RoC) and the for approval from the Jurisdictional Branch of the Reserve Bank of India.