Minimum Requirements/Steps

  • Minimum 2 Partners
  • Minimum 2 Designated Partners
  • Atleast 1 of the designated partners shall be an Indian Resident
  • If a body corporate is a partner, it has to nominate a natural person as its nominee
  • The Partners and Designated Partners can be same person
  • There is no concept of share capital, but there has to be some sort of contribution from each partner
  • DPIN (Designated Partner Identification Number) for all the Partners
  • DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) for all of the Designated Partners

Steps involved in formation of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Step No.


Timeframe (Working days)


 DSC (Digital Signature certificate)
 Documents required
 (Self attested):

 • Address proof

 • Identity proof

 DPIN (Designated Partner  Identification Number)

 Approved DPIN is a pre-requisite for  incorporation process



• Apply for DPIN and get a   provisional DPIN

• Certification/Attestation of   Director's personal details

• Sending the same to the MCA   Cell   and getting it approved

 Pre- Name Application Search
• The Promoters have to provide   atleast 6 (Six) names in the order   of   priority

• To make an online search of     availability of names as desired   by   the Promoters

 Application for Name Availability

 • Filing of Form 1

 • 6 names for the proposed Company

 • Main Object Clause

• To draft the Main Object to be   pursued by the LLP after   incorporation
 Representation before RoC on  behalf  of Promoters
• Changes to be made in the Name   application, if any, suggested by  the   RoC.

 Documents required for  incorporation  of an LLP

 • LLP Agreement

 • Form 2

 (Statement by Promoter)

 • Form 3

 (Information regarding the LLP  Agreement)

 • Form 4 & Form 9

 (Notice of Consent & Appointment of  Designated Partners with their personal  details)

 • Subscription sheet signed by the   promoters

 • Duly stamped LLP Agreement

 • Proof of Address of Registered Office










 • Drafting the LLP Agreement and   after getting it vetted by Promoters,   sending it for printing 

 • Processing of eForms

 Final Process:

 • Filing all the above documents with the  ROC, follow up with the ROC Making  changes in LLP Agreement/ other  Incorporationdocuments as suggested   by  the ROC





 • Online uploading of e-Forms  

 • Payment of Registration fees

 • Issue of Certificate of    Incorporation