Increase in Authorised Capital

Startup @ Rs. 15000 + Govt fees

Increase In Authorise Share Capital

Share capital is a major source of funding for the companies. There can be various reasons for increase in authorised share capital of the company such as company may requires more funds for diversifying itself and its paid up capital is already at par with its authorised capital. In such situations companies are required to increase its authorised capital before increasing its paid up capital.

Common Questions

Authorised share capital means that maximum amount of money which company can raise through share capital. It is also known as nominal capital.
No, a company can be incorporated without Authorise share capital.
A company can appoint maximum fifteen Directors. However by passing special resolution a company may appoint more than fifteen directors.
No, paid up share capital can be equal or less than the authorised share capital but cannot be more than authorised share capital.
Yes, stamp duty is to be paid on increase in authorised share capital.

Note: Our calculator for Increase in Authorise capital will help you in calculating actual stamp duty on Increased Authorise capital

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1. Hold Board Meeting

Pass resolution for increase in authorised share capital subject to approval of shareholders.

2. Call EGM/ AGM

Hold general meeting and take approval of shareholders and file the specified form within the prescribed time limit.

3. Preparation of MOA

Preparation of Memorandum of Association of the Company.

4. ROC Filing

File form SH-7 within 30 days of passing shareholder resolution.File form MGT 14 within 30 days, if resolution is passed through special resolution.


Once we receive all the required documents, it takes 6-7 working days to Increase in Authorise capital of the company subject to time taken by government in processing the documents.