MCA introduced a new eform- INC 22 A (ACTIVE)

Published On: Feb 23, 2019Last Updated: Oct 14, 20231.5 min read

MCA has come up with a new update which mandates every specified company to file a new form INC-22 A –ACTIVE. Here is all about new form ACTIVE- (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification)


Every company registered on or before 31st December 2017 has to mandatorily file new eform INC-22 A with the particulars of the company along with its registered office. The company who have filed the form will be marked as “ACTIVE Compliant”.

Due Date

The form must be filed on or before 25th April 2019. The fee for filing form is Nil if filed within the due date. If the form is not filed within the due date, the Company will be marked as “ACTIVE- non-compliant”. Further, MCA will charge late filing fees.

Requirements to file form

To file such form the company must have fulfilled the following requirements otherwise the company will not be able to file form INC-22 A. 


Following companies are not required to file form.


If the form is not filed by the company then other than late filing fees and change of the company’s status, the company will not be able to carry on the following activity.

Bottom line

Be compliant with all the filing with MCA to avoid penalties. Hence, file the form INC-22 A within the due date with MCA to keep the status of the company as an “Active Compliant”. This amendment will be applicable from 25th February 2019.

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Shivani is a Company Secretary at with an endowment towards content writing. She has proficiency in the stream of Company Law and IPR. In addition to that she holds degree of bachelors of Law and Masters of commerce.


  1. Manoj 08/04/2019 at 6:22 am - Reply

    Is LLP required to file this form?

    • CS Shivani Vyas 09/04/2019 at 7:11 am - Reply

      Hi Manoj,

      No, only Companies incorporated on or before 31st December, 2017 are required to file this form.

  2. Ratnakar Shukla 27/04/2019 at 3:34 am - Reply


    My company is sole proprietorship and have a GST before 31st December 2017

    So it is applicable for me?

    • CS Shivani Vyas 29/04/2019 at 11:01 am - Reply

      No, it is not applicable to proprietorship firm. It is to be filed by the companies registered with MCA including One Person Company.

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