Change the Address of Company

The registered office of the company is a main office of the company which all the official correspondence communicates with them. In addition of the registered office the company can be having corporate office, Branch office and factory office.

The registered office of the company is the main office of the company which all the official correspondence communicates with them. In addition to the registered office, the company can be having a corporate office, Branch office, and factory office. The Registered address of the company only needs to register with the MCA record.

The registered office of a company can be changed within the local limits of the city, state or another state. If the registered office of the company reallocate from the same city where such office is situated given a notice to the concerned registrar within 30 days after the change of the address.

If the registered office is change from one city to another city in the same state the special resolution will be required and approval from the Registrar.

When the company changes the registered office address from one state to another state the special resolution required along with the confirmation from the Company Law board. The company also required to publish an advertisement in the newspapers indicating the proposed change to be made.


In these scenarios accrue when the company registered office address can be changed.

Change Registered office Within the same City: Registered office of a company is a principal place of business activity of a company. It is mandatory for all companies to have its registered office and to inform the Registrar of Companies (ROC) about the location and any change thereto within the prescribed time.

Change Registered office within the same State: Registered office of a Company can be shifted from city to another city in the same state. Before shifting in new city board call a director meeting and pass resolution and approve the shifting of registered office from one city to a new city. Call an extraordinary general meeting for approval from shareholders. After that file the forms to ROC for final approval.

Change Registered office one ROC to other ROC: Registered office of a Company can be shifted from city to another city in the same state. Before shifting in new city board call a director meeting and pass resolution and approve the shifting of registered office from one city to a new city. Call an extraordinary general meeting for approval from shareholders. An application seeking confirmation from the Regional Director for shifting the registered office from the jurisdiction of one registrar to the jurisdiction of another registrar within the same state shall be filed by the company with the Regional Director.

Change Registered office from one State to other State: When a company wants to shift his registered office from state to other the following procedures are required.

The first company hold the Board meeting with the agenda of shifting registered office from one state to other, authorized a person for doing all the formalities on behalf of the board before RCO, change MOA & AOA. Obtain the approval from shareholders by special resolution with an explanatory statement. Publish the advertisement in the newspaper for shifting the registered address and notice to creditors and debenture holders. Take approval from the central government and file application to Regional Director for final approval.


The procedure for change the registered address of the company

Board meeting: First the board calls a board meeting to convey the registered address change.

Call EGM: The member should be pass special resolution for change the registered address of the company.

Resolution in Board/ EGM: Board of directors passes a board resolution in a board meeting for change the registered address of the company. Member also passes a special resolution in EGM for change the registered address of the company.

File form 22: All the resolution along with fee file to ROC for final approval.


Appointment of Directors due to the following reasons:

  • New Address proof (Lease deed)
  • Utility Bill with NOC from Landlord
  • Board Meeting resolution
  • Member resolution
  • Notice of Board
  • Notice of EGM
  • Certificate from professional

Frequently asked questions

Which type of documents required for shifting the registered office?

Documents depend on the in which above scenario fall the company but some common documents are New address proof, Board resolution, NOC, etc.

Foreign address can be the registered office of the company?

No, the registered address should be in India only.

How many types the registered address of the company can be changed?

Change registered office within the same City
Change registered office within the same State
Change registered office one ROC to other ROC
Change registered office from one State to other State

Any prior approval is required from ROC or Central Government before the change of the registered address?

Yes, in some situations the prior approval of Center Government is required.

Residence of Director can be registered address of the company?

Yes, the residence of the director can be registered address of the company.

There is a limit for changing the registered address of the company?

No, there is no specific number of limits are prescribed.

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