Company Name Change

Change in Name of Company

Changing company names amounts to a significant alteration since Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association need to be altered. As per Section 13 of the Companies Act 2013, a company may change its name by passing a special resolution in general meeting and receiving approval from the Central Government.

The step-by-step process of changing name of a private limited company is outlined below:

  1. Passing board resolutionWhen partners are mutually agreed.
  2. Checking name availability.
  3. Passing Special Resolution.
  4. Applying to Registrar.
  5. Issuance of certificate of incorporation.
  6. Incorporating company name in MoA and AoA.

Documents Required

  1. Board Resolution for changing name of the company.
  2. Certified copy of Special Resolution.
  3. Notice of EGM.
  4. Explanatory statement to EGM.
  5. Altered Memorandum of Association.
  6. Altered Articles of Association.