Society Registration

Basic Package

20000 20000 + Govt Fee
  • Society Registration Certificate
  • Preparation of MOA and Rules & regulations
  • Affidavit regarding ownership
  • Affidavit for a desirous person not related to each other
  • Free Website, Domain Hosting & Business Emails

Gold Package

27000 27000 + Govt Fee
  • Inclusive of all services in basic package plus
  • Trademark Registration
  • Free Website, Domain Hosting & Business Emails

Society Registration

Society registration is a suitable business structure for traders & merchants. A society is an association of persons united together by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act jointly for some common goal to serve society.

Society Registration

  • A society is an association of persons united together by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act jointly for some common goal to serve society.

  • A society gets registered under The Societies Registration Act, 1860 to become a legal business entity.

  • A society must exist for the purpose of charitable activities such as education, poverty relief, arts, religion, cultures, music, sports etc.

  • The Governing body members are entrusted with the management of the affairs of the society. Whereas, the General Body member’s responsibilities include the election of governing body members, alteration of procedures, rules and regulations, name and objects, if necessary. A foreigner residence can also become the member of society in India.

  • A Society can be formed with an objective to promotion literature, fine arts or science or the distribution of valuable knowledge or political education or for charitable purposes.

As per Section 20 of the Societies Act, 1860, a Society can be registered for the following purposes:

  • Charitable assistance

  • Formation of Military Orphan funds

  • Promotion of Science, Literature& Fine Art

  • Distribution of useful Knowledge &Political Education

  • Building or maintenance of libraries, reading rooms, Public Museum or Galleries.

  • Social Welfare & Social Development

  • Other purposes based on the amendment that has been enacted to the Societies Act, 1860 by the concerned State Government.

Decision: - Is Society registration right fit for you to start your non-profit operations.

Management: - A society becomes a separate legal entity once incorporated.It acts as a separate entity even if its membership changes.

Purchase Property: - An incorporated society has the right to lease, rent, buy and sell property. It also borrows money and enter contract in its own name.

Personal Liabilities: - Members are not personally liable for the debts, unless debts are incurred from activities undertaken to obtain money for pecuniary gain or debts incurred through unlawful activities.

Next step is to understand various other implications.   


  • Society registration is exempted from income tax
  • Liabilities are limited in society registration
  • Society registration is easily inheritable
  • Assets are secured in society registration

Liabilities: -

  • Minimum 7 Members required
  • The objective shall be scientific, literary & for charitable purpose only
  • There is no system of equity investment or ownership, thereby, societies become less attractive to commercial investors interested in microfinance.                     

Borrowing Capital: -

It’s bit hard for society registration to get investment.

Taxes: -

Society registration is exempted from income tax

If Society registration benefits & Liabilities satisfy your NGO needs, then Society registration might best suit your social needs.

Corpseed Three Easy Steps to Apply for Society Registration

1.            Fill out basic requirement form

2.            We'll collect all your documents and file them directly with the authority

3.            You'll receive your completed Society registration package by an E-mail

Documents Required for Registration of a society

  • Affidavit No. 1 regarding ownership and NOC for registered office of the society

  • Affidavit No. 2 regarding persons not related to each other and name of the society

  • ID Proofs of all the members

  • Address Proof of all the members

  • Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)

  • Copy of Property papers (If owned property)

  • Landlord NOC (Format will be provided)

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faq FAQ`s

questionLegal requirements to get Society registration

  • Minimum of 7 members

  • Societies are formed to serve society and not to earn profits.

questionDocuments required to open a current account in the name of business

  • Proof of business

  • PAN card

  • Address Proof

  • Identity proofs


questionTime required to get a Society registration


 Industry average is up to 30 days,but we have a track record of completing within 13-15business days unless critical things happen in between the process.

questionCan anyone other than member of society reviews records of society and duplicate it?


Yes, since records of the Society are regarded as public records. Under section 24, any person can get a duplicate copy of it and create a proof.

questionCan NRIs/ Foreign Nationals become a member in Society Registration?



questionDo I need an office for starting a society?


Any premises be it a commercial / industrial / residential where communication from the district registrar will be received.

questionIs it necessary to have a charitable object Society registration?


Yes, it is necessary to have a non-profit motive to incorporate a Society registration.

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