The name of the company can be changed any time after it gets incorporated. A company can change its name if there is a change in its business, ownership, management etc. Change company name will not have any impact on its existence. A company can change its name with the approval of shareholders in the general meeting & by making necessary filings with the ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Section Governing The Change Company Name
Section 13 read with rule 29 of Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014
Change Company Name clause of the Company involves alteration of Memorandum of Association (hereinafter referred to as "Memorandum") of the Company. Section 13 of Companies Act 2013 regulates the process of amendment in Memorandum of Association is applicable to all companies.
|Steps||Work to be done|
|Call and hold Meeting of Board Director||
|Call Extra-Ordinary General Meeting:||
|Hold Extra-Ordinary General Meeting||
|Filling of e-Form with ROC:||
|New Certificate of Incorporation||After completing Above Procedure ROC will issue a New Certificate of Incorporation in form No. â€" 25. The name will be effective from the date of issue of Certificate.|
It takes approx 6 working days to complete the whole process to change company name.