ACTIVE FORM INC-22A (REGISTERED OFFICE VERIFICATION)
Pursuant to section 12 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rule 25A of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014, every Company which are incorporated on or before 31/12/2017 are required to file the e-Form ACTIVE (Form INC_22A) for verification of it’s Registered Office upto 25/04/2019 which is now extended upto 15/06/2019 vide notification dated 25/04/2019. Further, the ROC has powers to conduct physical visit at the registered office of the Company.
What are the documents required ?
Photographs of Registered Office showing external building and inside office and also showing therein at least 1 Director/ KMP who has affixed his/her Digital Signature to this form.
What is the Penalty in case of non-compliance ?
- The company shall file the Form after due date which is 25/04/2019 alongwith payment of fee of INR. 10,000.
- No request for recording the following event based information or changes shall be accepted by the Registrar from such companies marked as “Active-non-compliant”, unless “ e-Form Active” is filed -
- Form SH-07 (Change in Authorized Capital);
- Form PAS-03 (Change in Paid-up Capital);
- Form DIR-12 (Changes in Director except cessation);
- Form INC-22 (Change in Registered Office);
- Form INC-28 (Amalgamation, de-merger)
Who is restricted from filing E-Form INC – 22A?
Companies which has not filed its financial statements or annual returns or both with the Registrar of Companies.
Information required to file E-Form INC – 22A
Prior to filing INC – 22A, all compliances with regard to the filing of Financial Statements (Section 137) and Annual Returns (Section 92) for the immediate previous financial year.
Apart from this following information are also important for filing of Active Form:
- CIN of the Company.
- Address of the Registered Office of the Company
- Location of the Registered Office
- latitude and longitude in which the registered office is situated
- Email ID and Mobile Number that belong to the company for verification and OTP
- Number of Directors and their details
- The details of all the directors associated with the company
(it is to be noted that the DIN of every associated director must be active and in an “Approved” status and not marked for disqualification).
- Details of the Auditor and the Form ADT – 1 duly filed with ROC by the Company with its challan.
- Name of MD/CEO/Manager/Whole Time Director
- Name of the Company Secretary, if appointed
His Membership no.:
- Name of the Chief Financial Officer, if appointed
- Details of AOC – 4 and MGT – 7 filed for the Financial Year with their respective challans.