A Society is a type of Non-Profit entity and is formed mostly for charitable purposes. The structure is similar to Sec 8 Company and Trust. Certain relevant queries in connection with the same have been dealt with below.

Society registration in India takes place under The Societies Registration Act, 1860. A society is an entity that works for promoting any of the below-mentioned activities or purposes.
  • Science
  • Art
  • Literature
  • Education
  • Charity
  • Public museums
  • Libraries
  • Creating military orphan funds etc.
Minimum of 7 members are required to form a Society.
  • PAN Card (All the Members)
  • ID Proof (All the Members) (Passport/ Voter ID/ Aadhar Card/ Driving License)
  • Address Proof (All the Members& office of the proposed society) (Telephone Bill/ Mobile Bill/ Savings Bank Statement)
  • Passport size Photograph (All the Members)
All the documents mentioned above in point no 1 to 3 need to be self-signed by the respective proposed directors/ members/ shareholders All the utility bills or bank statements shall be less the 2 months old
The broad process of registering a Society involves following steps:
  • STEP 1: Provision of requisite mentioned documents/information to us
  • STEP 2: Validating the documents/ information and processing the same
  • STEP 3: Filing of application and submission of the same
  • STEP 4: Payment of appropriate government fee as applicable
  • STEP 5: Processing of the application and issuance of registration certificate
The process of registration of Society can take anywhere between 7 to 10 working days, subject to submission of correct information and complete documentation.
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