Want to apply for CIN number?
CIN (Company Identification Number/Company Incorporation Number/Corporate Identification Number) is a 21-digit alpha-numeric number or code.
To get a CIN, you must do the company registration.
The Registrar of Companies (RoC) issues the CIN to every company registered in India.
Here is the step-by-step process to know how to apply for CIN Number:
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Here is an example of CIN Number that you will receive and how to decode it.
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The fees to apply for CIN online is the fees for company registration.
Fees to get your unique CIN is Rs. 6980/-.
Also, there are annual compliance fees depending on various factors.
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A CIN is required to track all the aspects of the company, including the transactions with the RoC.
Here is the list of documents that must have the CIN Number mentioned on it:
However, if the CIN is not mentioned on all the documents, the company is penalised under Section 12(3) of the Companies Act, 2013.
The penalty starts from Rs. 1,000 per day, till the date of default continuation.
Also, under Section 12(8) of the Companies Act, 2013, the penalty cannot surpass Rs. 1,00,000.
You should change the CIN Number of your Company if:
How to change the CIN?
Changing the CIN is a lengthy legal procedure. Also, it is different for all the cases.
Hence, consult an expert to change the CIN Number of your Company.
What is the difference between the CIN number in GST and the CIN number of the company?
CIN in GST stands for Challan Identification Number generated by the banks to track the payment made to the government accounts. Whereas for the company, it stands for Company Identification Number in India.
Do LLP's need a CIN Number?
No, LLP's do not need a CIN number. Instead, they are provided with a 7-digit alpha-numeric LLPIN number.
Are GSTIN and CIN the same?
No, GSTIN is the identification number of the GST Registration. Above all, both of them have different purposes.
Who needs a CIN Number?
All the companies incorporated under Companies Act 2013 needs a CIN.
For example, Private limited Company, One Person Company, Section 8 Company, Producer Company and Nidhi Company.
After you apply for CIN number, you can track it on the official website of Ministry of Corporate Affairs.