How to check company registration number
Hemlata Khandelwal / 2021-12-20 04:29:12

The CRN is a unique company registration number that every company receives from the ROC (Registrar of Companies) during the registration process.

But the biggest concern is that people are often confused between CIN and CRN. However, both the online company registration number and the corporate identification number are completely different from each other.

Therefore, first of all, we will understand the importance of the company registration number and then proceed to the process of checking CRN.

What is a company registration number?

The (CRN) is aROC registered unique company registration number is a 6-digit unique number assigned to companies by the ROC at the time of the company incorporation process.

What is the difference between CRN and CIN?

Difference between CRN and CIN

CRN is quite different from CIN. There are three major differences between the two. They are as follows:

  • The number of company registration is a 6-digit number while CIN is a 21-digit number.
  • The CRN contains only numbers while the CIN is alphanumeric.
  • The registration number of a company can be checked only on the web portal of MCA. However, CIN (company identification number) is present in the Certificate of Incorporation sent by ROC.

How to check the company registration number?

The process with steps to check the online company registration number online on the MCA portal

If you have filed the SPICe form for the company registration process and obtained the Certificate of Incorporation, you can check the number of company registration in India online.

There are four simple steps to check the number of company registration in India. They are as follows:

Step 1: visit on MCA portal

First of all, you have to go to the web portal [1] of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and click on MCA Services.

Step 2: Press the option of 'View Company or LLP Master Data'

On MCA Services, click the 'View Company or LLP Master Data' option. A new page will appear.

Step 3: Enter your company's CIN

On the new page, you must enter the company CIN / FCRN / LLPIN / FLLPIN. After that, enter the captcha code as shown and click on submit option.

Step 4: Company master data will appear

After clicking the submit button, you will be directed to the master data of the company. In this file you will find the registration number of the company.

The conclusion

It is quite easy to check the registration number of the company. All you have to do is go to the MCA portal and fill in the required details.


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