Company Name SEARCH Availability

Choosing a memorable and acceptable name is one of the first step in registering a company in India. An easy to remember name can make the company a household brand. Whereas, an obscure name can doom it to failure or obscurity. Hence, it is important to choose a name for your company keeping in mind various factors and the company naming guidelines as per Companies Act, 2013. Use the IndiaFilings Check Company Name Availability tool above to verify the availability of your company name. A proposed company name must be acceptable as per the Companies Act, 2013. Further, the proposed company name must not be identical or similar to an existing company or LLP or trademark. The Check Company Name Availability tool can be used to evaluate company name availability. However, the authority for accepting or rejecting a company name application only rests with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA.)

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Requirements for Company Name SEARCH Availability


Proposed company name cannot infringe on a registered trademark or an application for registration of a trademark, unless the consent of the registered trademark owner or trademark applicant is submitted along with the name approval application.

Identical or Similar

Proposed company name cannot be identical or similar to an existing company or LLP or trademark. Plural version, joining or separating words, spacing, different tense, different spelling, addition of place, addition of titles and other minor difference would not make a name unique.

Regulatory Approval

Proposed company names that include words like insurance, bank, stock exchange, venture capital, asset management, mutual fund or other financial activity may require approval from Regulatory Bodies like RBI, SEBI, IRDAI, etc.,Proposed company names cannot include words indicative of a separate type of business constitution or legal person or any connotation. For example, words like co-operative, sehkari, trust, partnership, proprietor, society, HUF, firm, Inc., GmbH, SA, PTE, Sdn, AG cannot be a part of company name.

Authorised Capital

Proposed company names that include words like international, globe, universal, continental, asiatic, asia, industries, udyog, hindustan, india, bharat, enterprises, products, business and others may require the company to have a minimum authorised capital of Rs.5 lakhs and above.

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