Certified Filing Centres (CFCs) Operated by Professionally Qualified PersonsBodies to facilitate e-filing of Documents (e-Governance Programme of the Ministry of CorporateAffairs)


Ministry

Ministry Of Corporate Affairs

Description

A CFC for MCA e-filing is a facility, other than the physical front offices or facilitation centres set-up by the Ministry, to be set-up and operated by an appropriately qualified the private individual, firm or body corporate under the MCA21 e-Governance programme, from where the actual electronic filing of documents by companies may be enabled along with associated facilitation, on payment basis. The objective is to improve speed and certainty in delivery of MCA services in a transparent manner. This improvement is ensured primarily through the mechanism of secure electronic filing (e-filing) and easy on-line payment for all the services provided by the Registrar of Companies. It is a significant step towards an end-to-end paperless delivery of Government services with the widespread use of Digital Signature to carry out e-filing in a secure manner in conformity

In order to be eligible to apply for a CFC, the professional should fulfil the following criteria:

  1. He/she should be a member of the respective Institute.
  2. He/she should possess experience of at least two years in practice.
  3. He/she should not have been guilty of professional misconduct during the last three years or his/her membership should not have been removed from the Register of Members by the respective institute at any time.
  4. He/she should meet the technical eligibility criteria for operation of the CFC scheme.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Objective

CFCs e-filing on online payment basis through use of digital signature to improve speed, and ensure transparency and certainty of delivery

Eligibility

  1. Institutes of Company Secretaries of India; Chartered Accountants of India; and Cost and Management Accountants of India by themselves or through their Regional Councils/Local chapter, subject to the relevant Acts governing these institutions, or
  2. Any professional from the three professions mentioned above as per qualifications prescribed, or
  3. Firms consisting of professionals drawn from members of any or all of the three professional institutes referred to above, or
  4. Any Body Corporate owned or managed by professionals, holding a certificate of practice, from members of any or all of the three professional institutes.

Beneficiaries

Benefits

For setting up CFC for Ministry of Corporate Affairs e-filing facility

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll-Free Number] Free Number] for queries relating to this Scheme.

Contact to any of the following

  1. Through Local Chapter Or
  2. Regional Council Or
  3. Council of the Institute concerned to: EconomicAdviser, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)

Status

Active

Sector

Corporate Affairs



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