• The Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) registration process in India involves several steps, including obtaining Designated Partner Identification Number (DPIN), Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), and filing the incorporation documents with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). Here’s a step-by-step guide for LLP registration:

    Step 1: Obtain DPIN (Designated Partner Identification Number):

    1.1 Obtain DPIN:

    • Designated Partner Identification Number (DPIN) is required for all the partners. Apply for DPIN online through the MCA portal.

    Step 2: Obtain Digital Signature Certificate (DSC):

    2.1 Apply for DSC:

    • Obtain Digital Signature Certificates for all the partners. The DSC is necessary for digitally signing the documents during the LLP registration process.

    Step 3: Name Reservation:

    3.1 Check Name Availability:

    • Check the availability of the proposed LLP name on the MCA portal.

    3.2 File Name Reservation Application:

    • File the LLP name reservation application along with the required fees. The name will be reserved for 90 days.

    Step 4: File Incorporation Documents:

    4.1 Prepare LLP Agreement:

    • Draft the LLP Agreement, which outlines the rights, duties, and responsibilities of partners.

    4.2 File Incorporation Form:

    • Complete and file Form FiLLiP (Form for incorporation of Limited Liability Partnership) on the MCA portal. Attach the required documents, including the LLP Agreement.

    4.3 Payment of Fees:

    • Pay the required fees based on the capital contribution of the partners.

    Step 5: Certificate of Incorporation:

    5.1 Verification by RoC:

    • The Registrar of Companies (RoC) will review the application and documents submitted.

    5.2 Issuance of Certificate of Incorporation:

    • Upon verification and approval, the RoC will issue the Certificate of Incorporation. The LLP is considered officially registered from this point.

    Step 6: Filing LLP Agreement:

    6.1 Prepare LLP Agreement:

    • Prepare the LLP Agreement based on the terms agreed upon by the partners.

    6.2 File Form 3:

    • File Form 3 within 30 days of incorporation along with the LLP Agreement. This form is for the agreement and changes, if any.

    Step 7: Apply for PAN and TAN:

    7.1 Apply for PAN:

    • Apply for the Permanent Account Number (PAN) for the LLP.

    7.2 Apply for TAN:

    • Apply for the Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN) for the LLP.

    Step 8: Compliance with Other Regulatory Requirements:

    8.1 GST Registration (if applicable):

    • Register for Goods and Services Tax (GST) if the LLP’s turnover exceeds the prescribed limit.

    8.2 Bank Account Opening:

    • Open a bank account in the name of the LLP.


    • It’s advisable to engage with a professional, such as a chartered accountant or company secretary, to ensure compliance with all legal requirements and to navigate the LLP registration process smoothly.
    • The process and requirements may be subject to updates, so it’s essential to refer to the latest guidelines from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA).