INC-22 A (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) By Divya Saluja

MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) issued New Rules 25 A of Companies (Incorporation) Rule 2014 under which New Form has been introduced i.e. Form INC-22A.

Detailed Analysis of Newly inserted Rules 25A is as follows:

  • Applicability of E-Form INC-22A (Active): Every Company incorporated on or before 31st December 2017 shall be required to file particulars of Company and its registered office in E-form INC-22A (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification).
  • Which Company not able to File E-Form INC-22A: Any Company which has not filed its due Financial Statement under Section 137 (AOC-4) or Due Annual Return under Section 92 (MGT-7) or both with registrar shall be restricted from filing of E-form-Active unless such Company is under Management Dispute and Registrar has recorded the same on the register.
Company Exempted for the filing of e-form INC-22A:

·       Company which have been Struck off

·       Company under the process of Striking off

·       Company under Liquidation

·       Amalgamated or Dissolved

·       Every Company incorporated on or after 01st January 2018

Due Date for Filing: The Form INC-22 (Active) shall be filed on or before 25th April 2019.

Additional Fees:
If Form INC-22A is filed after 25th April 2019 than Additional fees will be levied i.e Rs 10,000.

Who will Certify this E-Form:
The Shall be Certified by the following Persons:

 In Case of OPC – One Director

 In Case of Other Company – Two Director or One Director and KMP

 Certified by the CS/ CA / CWA in Practice

Information which is required to be Furnished:



Company Details


Name and Registered Office

Latitude and Longitude (RO)

E-mail Id and OTP Verification  

List of all Directors


Statutory and Cost Auditor Details

·                     Name

·                     PAN

·                     Membership Number or FRN

·                     Period of Appointment


KMP Details

If Any

Note: For Filing this DIN of All Directors should be Active mode with MCA and SRN details of AOC-4, AOC-4 XBRL, and MGT-7 filed for FY 2017-18 to be given.

Attachments to this Form:
Photograph of Registered office of Company 
Showing external Building and Inside office also Showing therein at least one Director/ KMP who has affixed his/her DSC to this Form.
Consequences of Not Filing E-Form INC-22A: Company fails to file E-Form INC-22A on or before 25th April 2019 marked as “Active Non-Compliant”.
The Registrar may cause Physical Verification of Registered office of the Company in such manner as may be prescribed and if  any default is found to made in complying with the requirement of Section 12(1), he may without prejudice to the provision of section 12(8), initiate action for the removal of name of the Company from register of Companies.

Such Company will not be able to file the Forms mentioned below:

Form SH-07    :    Change in Authorised Capital

Form PAS-03  :    Change in Paid-up Capital

Form DIR-12   :    Change in Director except for cessation

Form INC-22   :    Change in Registered Office

Form INC-28   :    Amalgamation, Demerger

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