Society Registration


Society registration in India is a crucial step for groups aspiring to work towards social causes and community development. Governed by the Societies Registration Act of 1860, the process involves certain key steps and compliance with legal requirements. Our expert services facilitate seamless society registration, ensuring that your organization is set up in accordance with the law.


1. Legal Recognition:

   - Ensure legal recognition for your society under the Societies Act 1860.

2. Tax Exemptions:

   - Avail benefits of tax exemptions for your society's charitable activities.

3. Credibility and Trust:

   - Enhance credibility and trust among donors, stakeholders, and the community.

4. Structured Operations:

   - Facilitate structured operations with defined rules and regulations.

Different Types of Services Provided by Us:

1. Comprehensive Consultation:

   - Understand the nuances of the Societies Act and registration process.

2. Documentation Assistance:

   - Receive guidance and support in preparing necessary documents.

3. Online Registration:

   - Explore the convenience of online society registration.

Steps/Process Involved:

1. Eligibility Check:

   - Verify eligibility criteria for society registration.

2. Document Preparation:

   - Compile required documents, including the society's memorandum and rules.

3. Application Submission:

   - Submit the application to the concerned authority.

4. Inspection and Approval:

   - Undergo inspection and obtain approval from the registering authority.


- Minimum of seven members

- Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations

- Registered office address in India


- Certificate of Registration

- Memorandum of Association

- Rules and Regulations document


1. What is the minimum number of members required for society registration?

   - A minimum of seven members is required for society registration in India.

2. Can a society be registered with an office address outside of India?

   - No, the registered office address for the society must be located within India.

3. Are there any specific activities that a registered society must engage in?

   - Registered societies are typically formed for charitable, educational, or social purposes. Specific activities are defined in the society's memorandum and rules.

4. How long does the society registration process typically take?

   - The timeline for society registration varies, but it generally takes a few weeks to a few months, depending on the efficiency of document preparation and the processing speed of the registering authority.

5. Is it possible to amend the rules and regulations of a registered society?

   - Yes, the rules and regulations of a registered society can be amended, but the amendments must be in compliance with the Societies Act and require the approval of the registering authority.

6. What are the tax benefits available to registered societies?

   - Registered societies in India can enjoy tax exemptions for income applied towards charitable activities under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act.

7. Can a society be involved in commercial activities?

   - While societies are primarily formed for non-profit activities, they can engage in certain commercial activities as long as the profits generated are utilized for the benefit of the society's objectives.

8. Is there an age restriction for members of a registered society?

   - There is typically no age restriction for members, but the society's rules may specify any eligibility criteria for membership.

9. Are foreign contributions allowed for registered societies?

   - Yes, registered societies can receive foreign contributions, but they must comply with the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act and obtain the necessary approvals.

10. How can a registered society be dissolved or canceled?

   - The dissolution or cancellation of a registered society is a legal process outlined in the Societies Act. It involves following specific procedures and obtaining approval from the registering authority.