MCA has decided to further extend the deadline for filing 45 e-forms due between 07/02/2023 and 28/02/2023 until 31/03/2023, without charging any additional fees.
MCA has considered various representations of stakeholders seeking relief as a result of changes in the way of filing e-forms in MCA 21 Version-3, including a new process of user registration and the stabilisation of 45 e-forms launched on January 23, 2023. MCA previously extended these timelines in General Circulars 1/2023 and 3/2023.
Furthermore, Form PAS-03, which was closed for filing in MCA21 Version-2 on 20/01/2023 and launched in MCA21 Version-3 on 23/01/2023, and whose due dates fall between 20/01/2023 and 28/02/2023, can be filed without additional fees up to 31/03/2023.
In addition, the reservation period for names reserved under section 4(5) of the Companies Act 2013 is extended by 20 days. The resubmission period under Rule 9 of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014, which falls between January 23, 2023 and February 28, 2023, is also extended by 15 days.
MCA General Circular 4/2023 dt. 21/02/2023: Timeline extended and additional fee waived for filing of 45 company e-Forms, PAS-03 and SPICE+ Part-A in MCA 21 Portal Version 3.0
MCA waives additional fee for 45 e-Forms for further 15 days (Transition to V3)
MCA has decided to allow stakeholders an additional extension of 15 days to file 45 company forms and PAS-03 without additional fees, due to changes in the filing process in MCA 21 Version-3, including a new process of user registration, etc. after after considering various representations.
MCA 21 Version 3.0 is in the process of stabilisation of 45 forms launched with effect from 23/01/2023, and this extension of timeline by 15 days is in addition to earlier extension of timeline by 15 days announced vide MCA General Circular 1/2023 dated 09/01/2023.
Furthermore, Form PAS-03, which are due for filing between 20/01/2023 and 06/02/2023 can be filed without paying additional fees for a period of 15 days, in view of the fact that the same was closed for filing in Version-2 on 20/01/2023 and launched in Version-3 on 23/01/2023.
MCA General Circular 3/2023 dt. 07/02/2023: Additional extension of timeline for 15 days and waiver of additional fee in respect of 45 company e-Forms and PAS-03 in MCA 21 Portal Version 3.0
FAQs on Version 3.0 of MCA21 Portal dt. 07/02/2023
Additional fee waiver for 45 e-Forms for 15 days (Transition to V3): MCA General Circular 1/2023
MCA has granted an extension of 15 days without charging any additional fees in cases where the due dates for filing 45 e-Forms, as listed below, fall between 07/01/2023 and 22/01/2023, when the MCA21 Portal is transitioning from V2 to V3.
MCA has decided to waive the additional fee for 45 e-forms for 15 days due to the ongoing process of introducing these Forms in MCA21 Portal Version 3.0, and these e-Forms will not be available for e-filing in MCA21 Portal Version-2 from 07/01/2023 to 22/01/2023.
MCA General Circular 1/2023 dt. 09/01/2023: Plan for the release of 45 company e-Forms in MCA 21 Portal Version 3.0, as well as a 15-day waiver of the Additional Fee
List of 45 e-forms annexed to MCA General Circular 1/2023 (except PAS-3 form which will be available for filing purposes in V2 till 19/01/2023)
|Form Number||Form Name|
|DIR-12||Particulars of appointment of directors and the key managerial personnel and the changes among them|
|DIR-11||Notice of resignation of a director to the Registrar|
|DIR-3||Application for allotment of Director Identification Number|
|DIR-3C||Intimation of Director Identification Number by the company to the Registrar DIN services|
|DIR-5||Application for surrender of Director Identification Number|
|DIR-6||Intimation of change in particulars of Director to be given to the Central Government|
|INC-12||Application for grant of License to an existing company under section 8|
|INC-18||Application to Regional Director for conversion of section 8 company into any other kind of company|
|INC-20||Intimation to Registrar of revocation of license issued under section 8|
|INC-20A||Declaration for commencement of business|
|INC-22||Notice of situation or change of situation of registered office|
|INC-23||Application to the Regional Director for approval to shift the Registered Office from one State to another state or from jurisdiction of one Registrar to another Registrar within the State|
|INC-24||Application for approval of Central Government for change of name|
|INC-27||Conversion of public company into private company or private company into public company or Conversion of Unlimited Liability Company into Limited Liability Company|
|INC-28||Notice of Order of the Court or any other competent authority|
|INC-4||One Person Company – Change in Member/ Nominee|
|INC-6||One Person Company – Conversion form|
|MGT-14||Filing of Resolutions and agreements to the Registrar under section 117|
|MR-1||Return of appointment of managing director or whole time director or manager|
|MR-2||Form of application to the Central Government for approval of appointment or reappointment and remuneration or increase in remuneration or waiver for excess or over payment to managing director or whole time director or manager and commission or
remuneration to directors
|NDH-4||Form for filing application for declaration as Nidhi Company or updation of status by Nidhis.|
|SH-7||Notice to Registrar of any alteration of share capital|
|SH-11||Return in respect of buy-back of securities|
|SH-8||Letter of Offer|
|SH-9||Declaration of Solvency|
|NDH-1||Return of Statutory Compliances|
|NDH-2||Application for extension of time|
|NDH-3||Return of Nidhi Company for the half year ended|
|GNL-3||Particulars of person(s) charged for the purpose of sub-clause (iii) or (iv) of clause 60 of section 2|
|PAS-6||Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit Report (Half-yearly)|
|MGT-3||Notice of situation or change of situation or discontinuation of situation, of place where foreign register shall be kept|
|DIR-9||Report by the company to Registrar for disqualification of Directors|
|DIR-10||Application for removal of Disqualification of Directors|
|AOC-5||Notice of address at which books of account are maintained|
|FC-1||Information to be filed by foreign company|
|FC-2||Return of alteration in the documents filed for registration by foreign company|
|FC-3||Annual accounts along with the list of all principal places of business in India established by foreign company|
|FC-4||Annual Return of a Foreign company|
|GNL-2||Form for submission of documents with the Registrar|
|GNL-4||Addendum to form|
|MSC-1||Application to ROC for obtaining the status of dormant company|
|MSC-3||Return of dormant companies|
|MSC-4||Application for seeking status of active company|
|RD-1||Form for filing application to Regional Director|