Change of Registered Office Under Companies Act

As per Section 7 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the “Act”), all companies are required to have a registered office in India from the date of commencement of business or within thirty days from the date of incorporation whichever is earlier.

A company may be required to change its registered office due to various reasons. In such cases the company is required to follow the procedures as stated under the Companies Act, 2013 to intimate the Registrar of Companies and seek their permission. The step by step procedure to be followed by a company in different situations for registered office change are given below.