Online NGO Registration in India

Indian regulations, laws, and structures can be difficult to navigate. We simplify it for you.

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Online NGO Registration Process

With Starters’ CFO, registering an NGO is straightforward, fast, and easy. Before you get the certificate, you only need to follow three easy steps:


Choose an Organization

NGO stands for Non-Governmental Organization and you can establish NGOs as Trust, Society, and Section 8 Company.


Prepare the Documents Online

When you are ready, we will help you with documentation and collect the documents online.


Registration Activity

We'll be ready to apply once we have all of the information we need for registration. We will begin the process by assigning one of our NGO registration experts.

Overview of NGO Registration in India

NGO stands for non-governmental organizations also called Non-Profit Organization (NPO’s). An NGO is an organization that has a specific cultural, educational, religious, or social program that is established with the Central Govt.

According to the general interpretation of the status, NGOs are involved in carrying out a vast variety of operations only for the greater good of society.

In India, NGO refers to all non-profit organizations, including Trusts, Societies, and Section 8 Companies. However, other similar non-profit organizations are Sangh, Sangam, and Sangathan. All non-profit organizations are free from paying income taxes.

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There are three legal procedures for registering an NGO in India, which are Trust, Society, and Section 8 Companies. Trusts are established to assist and support the most vulnerable members of society.

There are no particular regulations in India to manage public trusts; although, certain states, such as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have their Public Trust Act.

A group of people or individuals who share common goals for advancing science, social welfare, literature, art, knowledge, etc. can form society. Furthermore, groups seek to preserve public museums and libraries as well as to establish military orphan funds.

Section 8 companies are registered for charitable purposes under the Companies Act 2013.

Section 8 companies are not different from society and trust. However, it is registered to promote businesses, protection of the environment, education, charity, etc., and willing to use its profit to promote these social goods.

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Ideal when property is involved.

Section 8

For most needs, “most recommended”


For small non profit organizations.

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If you have not already decided, our team will be available for consultation and help you choose the best legal entity suitable for your organisation.

Navigating the pros and cons of the different form of legal entities available in India can be complex and have serious implications. We help you make the right choice.

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Legal Agreements

Starting a new venture will need agreements with your partners, co founders, donors, investors and first employees. We help you prepare the right documents, and protect your interests.

Our templates are prepared by leading legal consultancy organisations in India, and are available at no cost to you.

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Strategic Advisory

Throughout our relationship with you, we shall act as your strategic partners, and help ensure you make the best choices for your new businesses.

Our team is apt at detecting loopholes and red flags, and will always keep in touch with you.

Tasks performed yearly

NGO Registration Fees

₹ 13,999

Section 8 Non Profit Company
One time fee, all inclusive.

₹ 9,999

One time fee, all inclusive.

₹ 16,999

One time fee, all inclusive.

FAQs on NGO Registration

In India non profit organisations/ public charitable organisations (NGO) can be registered as trustssocieties, or a private limited non profit company, under section-8 companies.

Non-profit organisations in India exist independently of the state, and are non-profit-making, in as much as they are prohibited from distributing a monetary residual to their own members.

Whether a trust, society or section-8 company (previous section 25), the Income Tax Act gives all categories equal treatment, in terms of exempting their income and granting 80G certificates, whereby donors to non-profit organisations may claim a rebate against donations made.

Foreign contributions to non-profits are governed by FC(R)A regulations and the Home Ministry.

NGO’s are playing important role in rural development, many other social works in India. They have shorten the distance between government schemes and villages. Some of the top NGO’s in India are SEEDS, PRATHAM, HELPAGE, GOONJ, CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU, WORLD WILDLIFE FUND FOR NATURE, and many more.

NPO’s are formed to promote art, science, e-commerce, research. These are meant to provide goods and services to people. Meanwhile, NGO’s are formed for social causes and betterment of society, like, rights to education, save earth, animals rights etc.

No, one cannot be operate as an NGO without getting it approved from Gov. of India. However, a group of likeminded people can join together and do social work without getting any registration.