Stamping of Share Certificate

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Stamping of Share Certificate

Share certificate being an instrument requires stamping as per the Indian Stamp Act. Stamp duty on share certificate is a state matter and delay in payment of stamp duty attracts penalty. Stamp duty is to be paid first at the time of incorporation on share certificate issued to the subscribers and thereafter on every further allotment of shares.


  1. Stamping of Share Sertificate comes under the purview of state governments;
  2. Therefore rate of stamp duty on issue of share certificate may vary from state to state.

Contact us for detailed information on rate of stamp duty onvarious states in India.

Common Questions

It is a document issued by the company to its shareholders stating that the holder of the certificate is the owner of number of shares mentioned on the certificate.
The company should issue the share certificate within a period of two months from the date of subscription or date of allotment.
Payment of stamp duty on share certificate is a matter of state i.e. depends on the respective state stamp law.
Yes, stamp duty is required to be paid even on shares in demat form.
Company shall pay the amount of stamp duty on share certificate within a period of one month from the date of issue of share certificate.
Mode of payment depends on respective states.

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1. Preparing of necessary papers

Preparing of necessary papers for Stamping of Share Certificates.

2. Filing of necessary papers

Filing of necessary papers online to Collector of Stamps for Deposit of Stamp Duty against Share Certificates.

3. Attending hearing

Attending hearing as per date of hearing in the office of SDM collector of stamp duty, if required.

4. Get order copy

Get order copy along with Challan from the office of Collector of Stamps.

5. Making e-payment

Making e-payment of stamp duty and collecting stamp paper from the Bank and submitting the same to the Department.

6. Getting certificate

Getting certificate as proof of payment of stamp duty from the department.


  • Stamping of share certificate comes under the purview of state governments;
  • Therefore process for making payment of stamp duty on issue of share certificate may vary from state to state.
  1. Certified copy of Memorandum & Article of Association.
  2. Certified true copy of Form-2 or PAS-3 as the case may be along with list of allottees.
  3. Certified true copy of board resolution for issuance of shares to the allottees.
  4. Copy of PAN Card of the Company
  5. List of Share Holders of the Company
  6. List of Directors of the Company
  7. Special Power of Attorney favouring on the Details provided by us.
  8. Photocopies of Share Certificates.