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What is a One Person Company in India?

 A One Person Company is shortened as OPC is a company which is run by the single person who is also the Director & Shareholder similar to proprietor but provides the added advantage to limit liability to the shareholder. OPC also enables growth and greater regulation of the corporate sector in India.OPC is very similar to Private Limited Company under Companies Act 2013 w. OPC is a combination of sole proprietorship and a company form of business. The only exclusion provided by the Act to an OPC is that a “NATURALLY BORN” Indian who is also a resident of India is eligible to incorporate a One Person Company.

 A One Person Company is shortened as OPC is a company which is run by the single person who is also the Director & Shareholder similar to proprietor but provides the added advantage to limit liability to the shareholder. OPC also enables growth and greater regulation of the corporate sector in India.OPC is very similar to Private Limited Company under Companies Act 2013 w. OPC is a combination of sole proprietorship and a company form of business. The only exclusion provided by the Act to an OPC is that a “NATURALLY BORN” Indian who is also a resident of India is eligible to incorporate a One Person Company.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below mentioned are the pre-requisites to register an OPC in India:
1. The shareholder must be individual and Indian resident
2. At least one director is appointed, who shall be an Indian resident
3. A nominee who is above the age of 18 years and Indian resident must be appointed as Nominee on registration
4. A place of business must be provided as the registered office address of OPC.

No. The requirement to provide minimum paid-up capital for OPC registration is now removed. The amount required for starting a business must be subscribed while registering OPC. Further, the subscriber must hold at least one share for registration. It is important to note that the Paid-up will be the same as authorized capital.
Only an individual can become a member of OPC. One needs to be an Indian resident above the age of 18 years to be eligible to form One Person Company. To refer one as an Indian resident, he/she must have spent at least 182 days in India in the immediate previous calendar. An additional condition is that a person can become member of only 1 OPC at any time during or after registration.
A person who is a minimum of 18 years i.e.; major, and is an Indian resident. Additionally, the nominee must provide his consent to the company for his/ her appointment.
Any natural person above the age of 18 years can become a director in the company after procuring Director Identification Number (DIN). As there are no criteria provided in terms of citizenship or residency, a foreign national can also become a director. The application of DIN Allotment is now merged with the application for the formation of a company, subject to a limit of maximum 3 DIN.
Digital Signature Certificate is provided in the form of a token issued by Certified Authorities. Any form that is filed for an online OPC registration in India shall be submitted after affixing the DSC of an Applicant. Also, the directors will require a DSC for DIN application and the nominee and shareholder shall possess DSC for submitting e-forms for incorporation.
Yes, a company can be registered at a commercial or a residential place by furnishing necessary proof. A registered office is a place where communication, if any, from MCA and other concerned authorities, will be received. The address will also be displayed at the portal of Ministry.

No, only an individual can obtain membership or become the nominee in OPC. If a body corporate wants a 100% stake of any company, it can register a wholly owned subsidiary.

An OPC can be converted into Private or Public Company upon completing 2 years from the date of Incorporation unless it is a mandatory conversion.
It is required to convert an OPC into a Private or Public Company when the paid-up capital of the OPC exceeds 50 lakh Rupees, or the Average Annual Turnover during the relevant period exceeds 2 Crore Rupees. The mandatory conversion will take effect irrespective of the period of existence of OPC.
Once, the company is registered, it must fulfill below-mentioned requirements on priority:
• Opening a current account of the company
• Appointing of the Statutory auditor
• Depositing the paid-up capital mentioned while registration
• Issuance and allotment of shares
During every financial year, the company must hold board meetings in case of more than 1 director. Furthermore, the accounts and financial statements must be audited by an independent auditor. Subsequently, it shall file form AOC – 4 and MGT – 7 as a part of Annual Compliance within the given time.

Below mentioned are the pre-requisites to register an OPC in India:
1. The shareholder must be individual and Indian resident
2. At least one director is appointed, who shall be an Indian resident
3. A nominee who is above the age of 18 years and Indian resident must be appointed as Nominee on registration
4. A place of business must be provided as the registered office address of OPC.

No. The requirement to provide minimum paid-up capital for OPC registration is now removed. The amount required for starting a business must be subscribed while registering OPC. Further, the subscriber must hold at least one share for registration. It is important to note that the Paid-up will be the same as authorized capital.
Only an individual can become a member of OPC. One needs to be an Indian resident above the age of 18 years to be eligible to form One Person Company. To refer one as an Indian resident, he/she must have spent at least 182 days in India in the immediate previous calendar. An additional condition is that a person can become member of only 1 OPC at any time during or after registration.
A person who is a minimum of 18 years i.e.; major, and is an Indian resident. Additionally, the nominee must provide his consent to the company for his/ her appointment.
Any natural person above the age of 18 years can become a director in the company after procuring Director Identification Number (DIN). As there are no criteria provided in terms of citizenship or residency, a foreign national can also become a director. The application of DIN Allotment is now merged with the application for the formation of a company, subject to a limit of maximum 3 DIN.
Digital Signature Certificate is provided in the form of a token issued by Certified Authorities. Any form that is filed for an online OPC registration in India shall be submitted after affixing the DSC of an Applicant. Also, the directors will require a DSC for DIN application and the nominee and shareholder shall possess DSC for submitting e-forms for incorporation.
Yes, a company can be registered at a commercial or a residential place by furnishing necessary proof. A registered office is a place where communication, if any, from MCA and other concerned authorities, will be received. The address will also be displayed at the portal of Ministry.

No, only an individual can obtain membership or become the nominee in OPC. If a body corporate wants a 100% stake of any company, it can register a wholly owned subsidiary.

An OPC can be converted into Private or Public Company upon completing 2 years from the date of Incorporation unless it is a mandatory conversion.
It is required to convert an OPC into a Private or Public Company when the paid-up capital of the OPC exceeds 50 lakh Rupees, or the Average Annual Turnover during the relevant period exceeds 2 Crore Rupees. The mandatory conversion will take effect irrespective of the period of existence of OPC.
Once, the company is registered, it must fulfill below-mentioned requirements on priority:
• Opening a current account of the company
• Appointing of the Statutory auditor
• Depositing the paid-up capital mentioned while registration
• Issuance and allotment of shares
During every financial year, the company must hold board meetings in case of more than 1 director. Furthermore, the accounts and financial statements must be audited by an independent auditor. Subsequently, it shall file form AOC – 4 and MGT – 7 as a part of Annual Compliance within the given time.