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Subsidiary Incorporation

Why Subsidiary?

  • To start Operations in India
  • It gives operations and strategic control
  • Ease in bringing in funds for Indian operations
  • Retaining the brand name of the parent company

Requirements to start an Indian Subsidiary

  • At least 2 shareholders – maximum of 200
  • At least 2 Directors – Maximum of 15
  • At least 1 director should be resident of India
  • Directors and shareholders can be the same person.

Process Flow

Step 1

Share requirements + documents

Share your requirements and the list of documents mentioned below.
Step 2

DSC application

For those who do not already own Digital Signature Certificate, we will help in applying for it as it is used for signing documents digitally
Step 3

Board resolution of parent company

We will help in providing the draft that would get permission from parent company for setting up a subsidiary company in India.
Step 4

Application for name approval

Select two names and either of them available would be would be approved by MCA, if both names are not available we need to reapply
Step 5

Drafting of AoA , MoA

We will help in drafting the Memorandum of Association which contains an object clause, name clause, etc as well as the Article of Association which contains all the guidelines of company operations
Step 6

Application for Incorporation and Approval

We will submit an application for incorporation to MCA and only after their approval certificate of commencement of business would be received
Step 7

Sharing Deliverables

We will share DSC, MoA, AoA and certificate of commencement as deliverables

Documents required

Parent Company Documents:

  • Certificate of incorporation
  • MOA & AOA
  • Certificate of registration of trademark (if held) 

For each director and shareholder of Indian subsidiary:

  • PAN card* (Mandatory for Indians & others if held)
  • Passport* (for NRI, Foreigners, and Indians if held)
  • Address proof ( any one of ) ( Not more than 2 months old)
  1. Bank Statement
  2. Phone Bill
  3. Mobile Bill
  4. Electricity Bill

(Note – For NRI & Foreigners Documents signed outside India must be notarised & apostilled)

For Registered Address:

  • NOC from Owner*
  • Rent Agreement*
  • Utility Bill*




  • DSC of directors/members
  • PAN & TAN
  • Certificate of incorporation
  • MoA and AoA.

Why choose Wazzeer?

  • One platform for all your requirements

    Incorporation is just the first step. Wazzeer supports you throughout your journey as an entrepreneur. Log in to get things done efficiently. A dedicated Account Manager offers the required human touch and acts as an advisor to you.

  • Experienced professionals

    Our professionals have at least 5 years of experience and have incorporated thousands of companies among them. The rich experience ensures that the process is smooth and right in the first go.

  • Defined process

    Over the last few years, doing over 500 incorporations, we have defined every step of the process. A virtual process is in place enabling us to deliver hassle free experience for you.

  • Cost Effective

    You pay what you see in the proposal. No surprises or hidden charges.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Director needs to be over 18 years of age and must be a natural person. There are no limitations in terms of citizenship or residency. Therefore, foreign nationals can be Directors in an Indian Private Limited Company.

No, the complete process can be carried online. Wazzeer has developed Standard Operating Processes that seamlessly delivers Business Registration 100% online. We might need you to sign a few documents and courier the hard copies.

Yes, Foreign Companies can hold shares of a Private Limited Company in India subject to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Guidelines.

Yes, Foreign parent or holding Companies, including USA parent companies, can incorporate a subsidiary, as a 100% owned Private Limited Company in India subject to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Guidelines.

100% Foreign Direct Investment is allowed in India in many of the industries under the Automatic Route. This means funds can be transferred to the Indian company’s account and it has to be reported to RBI only after the funds are transferred through a form called FC-GPR. Some sectors come under the approval route. Here, we should apply for permission (which is called FIPB approval) and only after the approval by RBI funds should be transferred

When a foreign company makes 100 percent FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in India through an automatic route, the Indian company becomes the Wholly Owned Subsidiary Company of that Foreign Company. Let’s say ABC Inc. USA owns 100 percent shares in XYZ Pvt. Ltd. Then XYZ Pvt. Ltd. becomes the Subsidiary Company. This is possible where 100 percent FDI is permitted and no prior approval of Reserve Bank of India is required.

Minimum two directors (at least one Indian director), Minimum two shareholders, Minimum paid-up capital of Rs 1 lakh