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MINISTRY of CORPORATE AFFAIRS in its recent announcement on 21ST FEBRUARY, 2019 amended the companies (incorporation) amendments rules 2019 which will come into force wef. 25th february, 2019.


  1. Every Company Incorporated on or before 31st December 2017, shall file the particulars of the company and its registered office in  FORM INC-22A (eForm ACTIVE) on or before 25.04.2019.
  2. The Companies which has not filed its financial statements and annual returns due with the Registrar of Companies, shall be restricted from filing EFORM INC-22 A (eForm ACTIVE),  Unless such companies are under management dispute in the records of registrar.
  3. The Companies which have been struck off or are under the process of striking off or under liquidation or amalgamated or dissolved in the records of registrar shall not be required to file  FORM INC-22A (eForm ACTIVE).
  4. In Case a Company fails to file the FORM INC 22A (eForm ACTIVE) or does not intimate the said particulars , the company shall be marked as “ACTIVE-NON COMPLAINT” after expiry of due date ie. 25.04.2019
  5. That after the due date , the Defaulter Companies/ “ACTIVE-NON COMPLAINT  Companies cannot make any request for recording event based information or changes with The Registrar of Companies unless they file the Eform ACTIVE with the Registrar . The Changes that will not be accepted by the  Registrar are:
  • Changes in authorised Capital
  • Changes in Paid Up capital
  • Changes in Directors except cessation.
  • Change in Registered Office
  • Amalgmation or demerger
  1. After The Due Date, 25th April, 2019 the Companies Can File the EFORM INC-22 A (ACTIVE) only with the payment of Fees of Rs 10,000 Rupees Only, and then the status of the Companies will be Changed from  “ACTIVE-NON COMPLAINT” to  “ACTIVE COMPLAINT”
  2. The eForm ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) shall also be known as Form INC 22A.

only with the payment of Fees of Rs 10,000 Rupees Only.