What is Society Registration?

A society is an association of several individuals combined using a mutual accord to deliberate, govern and act cooperatively for some communal purpose. Societies are usually registered for the advancement of charitable activities like sports, music, culture, religion, art, education, etc.

Societies are membership organisations that may be registered for charitable purposes.  Societies are usually managed by a governing council or a managing committee.  Societies are governed by the Societies Registration Act 1860, which has been adapted by various states.  Unlike trusts, societies may be dissolved.

Some of the purposes for which the societies can be formed are as follows:

For the promotion in the creative field or science, literature and fine arts.

To spread instructions, rules and specific knowledge like in the political field

For charitable purposes, military relief, or orphanages

To set up libraries for reading purposes for the general public, or to set up museums and galleries for keeping paintings of various talented to provide them a platform to exhibit their talent.

To set up community halls for various events for the public like weddings and processions.

Our Packages Includes

Preparation of MOA and Rules & Regulations

Affidavit regarding ownership

Affidavit for desirous person not related to each other

Society Registration Certificate


Documents Required for Society registration

  • Documents Required for GST Registration

    Documents Required

    • Affidavit No. 1 regarding ownership and NOC for registered office of society
    • Affidavit No. 2 regarding persons not related to each other and name of society
    • ID Proofs of all the members
    • Address Proof of all the members
    • Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)
    • Copy of Property papers (If owned property)
    • Landlord NOC (Format will be provided)

Society Registration Process

  • Step 1

    Provide us with all the scanned copy of all the requisite Documents online by mail

  • Step 2

    We will check the whether all the documents are complete as required and inform you if any discrepancy

  • Step 3

    Filling of documents with district SDM on your behalf and wait for the response of the application

  • Step 4

    Emailing of Society Registration Certificate along with MOA

Frequenlty Asked Questions

A Society / Association are an organized group of people with the sole aim and objectives of non-profitable service. Registration of Societies is optional. Registration of such an association will have legal recognition. It will be possible to run society legally with discipline. Society can sue and be used.

A minimum 7 persons who have attained the age of 18 years can form a society or an Association.

Association could be formed for the following purposes:

Art, Fine Arts, crafts; Educational, charity, cultural, literature and religious; Sports (excluding games of chance); Knowledge of commerce and industry; Political education and training; Maintaining Library; Collection/preservation of historical monuments, technical and philosophical research; Promotion of scientific temper in the society etc. ;Diffusion of any knowledge or any public purpose.


The name should not be Similar to one effectively existing in the District.

Name denied or registered by State or Central Government through official guidelines or through Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950. Indian Institute or University.

Governing Body under the Societies Registration Act,1860 can be said to be consisting of the Governor’s council, Committee, trustees or some other body by whatever name called to whom or to which by the rules and regulations of the society the management of its affairs is entrusted.

General Body of a society comprises of all the members who have subscribed to the memorandum of the society.

In general all the documents of the society to be filed with the registrar of the societies should be signed by the President or the Chairman or the Secretary of the Society or by any other person specifically authorized in this behalf.

There are various provisions under the specific State Societies Registration Act(s) wherein provisions for Audit and filing of annual returns are specified. In general these Acts specify the check and audit of the accounts to be done by a duly qualified Chartered accountant within the meaning of the Chartered Accountants Act 1949 or a person approved by the Registrar of Societies in this behalf.