Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) 3rd Amendment Rules 2018

Ministry of Corporate Affairs' Notification G.S.R. 616(E) dated the 5th July 2018, reads as follows.—

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 396,398,399, 403 and 404 read with sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, namely:—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Third Amendment Rules, 2018.

(2) Save as otherwise provided in these rules, they shall come into force with effect from 10.07.2018.

2. In the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, in the Annexure, after item VI relating to Fees for Removal of Names of Companies from the Registrar of Companies under section 248 (2) of the Act, in the Annexure, the following item shall inserted, namely:-

 “VII. FEE FOR FILING e- Form DIR-3 KYC under rule 12A of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014.
Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Third Amendment Rules 2018
Note : For the current financial (2018-2019), no fee shall be chargeable till the 31st August, 2018 and fee of Rs.5000 shall be payable on or after the 1st September, 2018”


Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Extraordinary, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 268(E), dated the 31st March, 2014 and subsequently amended by:-

Serial Number Notification Number Notification Date
1. G.S.R. 297(E) 28-04-2014
2. G.S.R. 122(E) 24-02-2015
3. G.S.R. 438 (E) 29-05-2015
4. G.S.R. 493(E) 06-05-2016
5. G.S.R. 48(E) 20-01-2018
6 G.S.R. 435(E) 07-05-2018