File form INC-1
After the complete documentation and filing of forms with the requisite documents,the procedure of Name change of the Company takes 7-10days , subject to ROC processing time.
The name of the company can be changed any time after it gets incorporated. A company can change its name if there is change in its business, ownership, management etc. Change in name of the company will not have any impact on its existence. A company can change its name with the approval of shareholders in the general meeting & by making necessary flings with the ministry of Corporate Affairs.
WHY THE COMPANY NEEDS TO CHANGE ITS NAME?
Where in the opinion of the Central Government the name is identical with or too nearly resembles the name by which a company in existence had been previously registered, whether under this Act or any previous company law, then the Central Government shall direct the Company to change the name.
PROCEDURE TO CHANGE THE NAME OF COMPANY
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POST CONVERSION FORMALITIES
Where a company has changed its name or names during the last two years, it shall paint or affix or print, as the case may be, along with its name, the former name or names so changed during the last two years as required on under Point No. (5) to (8)
Every alteration made in the memorandum or articles of a company shall be noted in every copy of the memorandum or articles. If a company makes any default in complying with this then the company and every officer who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of one thousand rupees for every copy of the memorandum or articles issued without such alteration.