How to Check Company Registration Status on MCA

Last Updated at: Oct 10, 2020
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MCA data company status

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) is in charge of all records pertaining to private limited companies, one-person companies, public limited companies and limited liability partnerships. Information about all these entities are always available on the website of the MCA and can be easily accessed. The information, therefore, is publicly available. Let’s find out what is available.

MCA data company status

MCA Master Data

To find data about a particular entity in the MCA Master Data, you must know its full or partial name. This will allow the MCA database to conduct the search. If it is able to find a result matching the name you have typed, it will present one or more names to you for you to choose from, along with their CIN number. If it isn’t able to, then it will say ‘No Records Found’. The link to the website can be accessed here.

The information it can return is this:
CIN
Company Name
RoC Code
Registration Number
Category & Subcategory of Company
Class of Company
Authorised Capital (Rs)
Paid up Capital (Rs)
Number of Members (Applicable in case of company without Share Capital)
Date of Incorporation
Registered Address
Email Id
Whether Listed or not
Date of last AGM
Date of Balance Sheet
Company Status (for efiling)

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Charges on the Company

Simultaneously, it will also run a check to see if there are any charges against the company. This will tell you if the company has any creditors or lenders who have created a charge on the company, in case of non-payment of the loan. The MCA will give information on when the charge it was created, who it was created by, the amount and the address of the charge holder.

Directors of the Company

The names of the directors will also appear, along with their Director Identification Number, contact details and the date of appointment.