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Conversion of OPC Firm to Private Limited Company

What is Conversion of One Person Company (OPC) into Private Limited Company Registration Process?

A One Person Company (OPC) can be converted lawfully into a Private Limited or Public Limited company, voluntarily or mandatorily. This webpage contains exclusive information about conversion of a one-person company into a private limited company, under these both conditions. Detailed information over the incorporation of a one person company (OPC) and a private limited company is provided in other web-pages of this internationally reputed legal website of India.

Here, it must be noted that the conversion of an OPC into a private limited company as per Section 18 of the CA-2013 and the rules of Companies (Incorporation) Rules of 2014, shall not affect the existing debts, liabilities, obligations or contracts of the OPC; and these will inevitably be discharged by the newly formed private limited company.

Under both these conditions of conversion, required are necessary alterations in the MOA and AOA of the OPC (As per the provisions provided in section 18 of the CA-2013, read with section 122 of the Act); obtaining no objection in written form from concerned members and creditors; passing a resolution in support of conversion; and satisfying the requirements of the minimum paid-up capital and the minimum number of required members and directors.

Here, it may be noted that the recommended amount of minimum paid-up capital for incorporating a private limited company is INR- One Lac; and for this purpose, there are required two members and two directors at a minimum. The application for conversion is to be made in Form INC-6, to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India.

How to Convert OPC into Pvt Ltd Company?

This section offers information about how to convert an OPC into a private limited company, under both the conditions of the voluntary and compulsory conversions. These conversions are made in strict accordance with the rules and provisions given in the Section-18 of the Indian Companies Act of 2013, and the Companies (Incorporation) Rules of 2014, especially including the Rule 7(4) of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014.

Voluntary conversion of OPC to Private Limited

Voluntarily an OPC cannot be converted into a private or public limited company, within two years of its incorporation (counted from the date of its incorporation). For voluntary conversion of an OPC into a Pvt Ltd company, the provisions and processes are the following:

  1. The existing OPC must have the total paid-up capital less than or equal to INR-50 Lacs, and its average annual turnover during the past three immediately preceding and consecutive financial years should be less than or equal to INR-2 Crores, at the time of conversion.
  2. The OPC shall obtain "No Objection" in written form, from its members and creditors.
  3. The OPC is required to pass a special resolution in the general meeting in support of its conversion to a private limited company. The copy of such resolution must be sent to the concerned ROC within Thirty Days of its occurrence, through the Form No. MGT-14.
  4. Filing Form INC-6, the Application for Conversion, along with the fees prescribed in the Companies (Registration offices and fees) Rules of 2014, and by attaching the following documents:
1.) A solemn declaration of the director of OPC, affirming that all concerned members and creditors of the company have given their independent consent in support of such conversion, and also that the prescribed financial thresholds for a cessation of OPC are beyond access at the time of conversion.
2.) List of members and list of creditors if any.
3.) A copy of No Objection letter from creditors.
4.) The latest audited balance sheet on the profit and loss account.

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