NGOs are charitable non-governmental organizations aimed at improving society in general. Depending on the activity you want to perform, you can start as a trust, partnership, or non-profit company. These are sometimes confused with non-profit businesses. This means that a regular business is not profitable.

Law governing the NGO registration process
Each law defines the formation of different types of organizations: trust registries, company registries, and Section 8 company registries. Choosing the type of charity registration procedure is essential.

Why register an NGO in India
Registered NGOs acquire legal status and are responsible for the funds received.
To open an account, you must register as a trust, partnership, or Section 8 company.
To apply for tax exemption from the Income Tax Bureau, you need to register as an NGO.
NGO registration in India

Trust
One way to register an NGO is with a trust, or more generally, a charitable trust. A belief is an entity by an "establisher" or "establisher" and transfers assets to a 2nd party or "trustee" for the benefit of a third party or "beneficiary." Trusts are formed to support and support the underprivileged parts of society.

Any group of members can register a trust, and while there is no specific law governing public trusts in India, some states, such as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have their public trust laws.

Society
Society can be created by a group of purposefully united to promote science, art, literature, social welfare, and helpful information. In addition, society has created a military fund for orphans and is working to maintain museums and public libraries.

The company complies with the Company Registration Act of 1860. To be eligible for tax exemption, you must register for company registration in each state.

Section 8 companies
Section 8 companies are similar to trust and partnership. The purpose of Section 8 businesses. They are highly credible with government agencies, donors, and other stakeholders.

How to register as an NGO in India: Trust, Partnership, or Nonprofit Enterprise

Documents required for online company registration and trust registration.

Certain documents must be submitted before submitting the registration certificate to the NGO. The following documents are required for the NGO registration in Delhi:

• Electricity or water charges indicating the address to be registered.
• Proof of identity for at least two members of the company.
• Voter ID
• Driver's license
• passport
• Aadhaar card

Once the registration is paid, it will take 8-10 days to complete the online registration under the Indian Trust Act of 1882. Settlers must meet their presentation at the registrar's office before the certificate becomes valid nationwide.

Note: The trust creator must be present at the Registry Office for registration on the scheduled registration date.

Company registration

The following documents are essential for company registration:

• Company name.
• Proof of office address.
• Proof of identity for nine members who can:
• Driver's license
• copy of passport
• Voter ID
• Aadhaar card

Note: It will take 8 to 10 days to draft the MoA and Articles of Incorporation once the registration fee has been paid. After that, we will take 21 to 30 days to register.

Section 8 Companies:

The following documents are essential for Section 8 company registration:

• Proof of office address. Electricity bills, water bills, property tax receipts, etc., can be considered.
• Proof of identity for all directors who can:
•Driver's license
•copy of passport
• Voter ID
• Aadhaar Card Association Memorandum of Understanding and Company Articles of Incorporation.

Note: It takes 8 to 10 days to create its MoA and AoA after paying the registration fee.

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