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Check Company Details– MCA Company Search

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An MCA registered company is an organization that is formed and registered on the Ministry of Corporate Affairs website i.e., the statutory authority of India as a ‘company’ in accordance with the Companies Act, 2013

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs also known as MCA is a government portal having details of all the incorporation of companies in India. It has also provided details of all types of companies and Limited Liability Partnership.

MCA provides the data to check the company registration number, type of company, date of incorporation, charges of a company, directors of the company, etc. The balance sheets with annual returns and other documents are also available on the website for payment of appropriate fees.

What are the types of Companies registered under the Companies Act, 2013?

As per the Companies Act, 2013, MCA registered Company means an incorporation of the company which is an artificial person having a separate legal entity, with perpetual succession, and a share capital with limited liability.

The types of companies are as follows:

A. On the basis of Incorporation

1. Statutory Companies

2. Registered Companies – Companies registered under the Companies Act, 2013, or under any previous Company law.

B. On the basis of Liability

1. Company limited by shares

2. Company limited by guarantee

3. Unlimited Liability Companies

C. On the basis of the number of members

1. Public Company

2. Private Company

3. One-person company

D. On the basis of Domicile

1. Foreign Company

2. Indian Company

E. Other types of registered company

1. Section 8 Company

2. Government Company

3. Small Company

4. Subsidiary Company

5. Holding Company

6. Associate Company

7. Producer Company

8. Dormant Company

How to Register in the MCA portal?

Individuals can go to  Ministry of Corporate Affairs portal to avail its services. The services include filing of E-Form, viewing public documents, etc.

Now after amendment persons other company official or Professional cannot register on MCA Portal.

The registered user can login to the portal.

How to check Company Name Availability?

The steps for check Company Name are given as follows:

Step 1: Enter the name of the company and click ‘Search’

Step 2: The details will be shown in three different manners

  • Situation I:

In a situation where there are less than three results in checking company registration name availability, then the message of ‘High Probability’ will be viewed, which means that there is a huge possibility to get approval from the government for the name applied for the company.

  • Situation II:

In a situation where the company, if the message is displayed as ‘Moderate Probability’ then there is a 50% chance for the name applied for the company to get the name approval.

  • Situation III:

In a situation where the company has more than eight results shown then the message of ‘Low Probability’ will be displayed. There is a very low probability of approval of the name applied to the company. In such a case, you should select another name for the company.

The process of checking MCA registered company name availability and search in India is conducted on the MCA website.

What are the Steps to Check Company Registration?

The process to check MCA company search with the MCA registered company name or Corporate Identification Number (CIN) is discussed below. The three basic steps to check the company registration are:

1. Go to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs website

2. Go to the ‘MCA services’ tab. In the drop-down list click on the option ‘View Company/LLP Master data’ i.e., MCA master data.

3. Enter the Company’s CIN. Enter the Captcha code. Click on ‘Submit’. You can search for CIN by clicking ‘search’ beside the ‘Company/LLP Name’.

The Result Page Will Show The Details As Follows:

  • CIN
  • Name of the company
  • RoC code
  • Registration number
  • Company Category
  • Company subcategory
  • Class of Company
  • Authorized capital
  • Paid up capital
  • Number of Members
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Registered Address
  • E-mail ID
  • Active Compliance
  • Date of Last AGM
  • Date of Balance sheet
  • Company status (for e-filling)
  • Assets under charge
  • Directors/signatory details

How to view Company Directors’ details on MCA?

MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) is an official website and there is an option called view Signatory details on the portal of MCA registered company.

Director Master data is available on the MCA portal, where we can check the company directors details and director’s DIN (Director Identification Number) or the number of companies in which the director has been appointed.

The director plays a crucial role to manage the day-to-day operations of the company. We can also check whether the company has filed Form DIR-6 with the Registrar of Companies. We can also update any details on the MCA by filing Form DIR-6.

What are the Roles and Responsibilities of MCA?

The ministry is primarily concerned with the administration of MCA registered company:

  • The Companies Act, 2013,
  • The Companies Act, of 1956,
  • The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 & other allied Acts and rules and regulations framed thereunder mainly for regulating the functioning of the corporate sector in accordance with the law.

The ministry is also responsible for the administration of the Competition Act, of 2002 to prevent practices from having an adverse effect on competition.

The ministry also supervises the three professional bodies namely,

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India(ICAI)
  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI)
  • The Institute of Cost Accountants of India(ICWAI)


The government website provides the facility to search for company name availability and check company name and check the company registration number and various options there under. 

We have explained the process to check the name availability in MCA Portal.