MCA Extends Timeline for 45 e-Forms; Waives Additional Fee (V3)

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.

MCA extends timeline and waives additional fee for 45 company e-Forms, PAS-03 up to 31/03/2023. Also SPICE+ Part-A allowed 15 days additional time.

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.

MCA waives additional fee for 45 e-Forms for 15 days (Transition to MCA Portal V3)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 NumberForm Name
DIR-12Particulars of appointment of directors and the key managerial personnel and the changes among them
DIR-11Notice of resignation of a director to the Registrar
DIR-3Application for allotment of Director Identification Number
DIR-3CIntimation of Director Identification Number by the company to the Registrar DIN services
DIR-5Application for surrender of Director Identification Number
DIR-6Intimation of change in particulars of Director to be given to the Central Government
INC-12Application for grant of License to an existing company under section 8
INC-18Application to Regional Director for  conversion of section 8  company into any other kind of company
INC-20Intimation to Registrar of revocation of license issued under section 8
INC-20ADeclaration for commencement of business
INC-22Notice of situation or change of situation of registered office
INC-23Application 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-24Application for approval of Central Government for change of name
INC-27Conversion of public company into private company or private company into public company or Conversion of Unlimited Liability Company into Limited Liability Company
INC-28Notice of Order of the Court or any other competent authority
INC-4One Person Company – Change in Member/ Nominee
INC-6One Person Company – Conversion form
MGT-14Filing of Resolutions and agreements to the Registrar under section 117
MR-1Return of appointment of managing director or whole time director or manager
MR-2Form 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-4Form for filing application for declaration as Nidhi Company or updation of status by Nidhis.
SH-7Notice to Registrar of any alteration of share capital
SH-11Return in respect of buy-back of securities
SH-8Letter of Offer
SH-9Declaration of Solvency
NDH-1Return of Statutory Compliances
NDH-2Application for extension of time
NDH-3Return of Nidhi Company for the half year ended
GNL-3Particulars of person(s) charged for the purpose of sub-clause (iii) or (iv) of clause 60 of section 2
PAS-6Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit Report (Half-yearly)
MGT-3Notice of situation or change of situation or discontinuation of situation, of place where foreign register shall be kept
PAS-2Information Memorandum
DIR-9Report by the company to Registrar for disqualification of Directors
DIR-10Application for removal of Disqualification of Directors
AOC-5Notice of address at which books of account are maintained
FC-1Information to be filed by foreign company
FC-2Return of alteration in the documents filed for registration by foreign company
FC-3Annual accounts along with the list of all principal places of business in India established by foreign company
FC-4Annual Return of a Foreign company
GNL-2Form for submission of documents with the Registrar
GNL-4Addendum to form
MSC-1Application to ROC for obtaining the status of dormant company
MSC-3Return of dormant companies
MSC-4Application for seeking status of active company
RD-1Form for filing application to Regional Director

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