Every foreign company on alterations in the charter or statute or any other instrument governing the company, alterations in the particulars of Director/Secretaries of the foreign company, any change in the registered or principal office of the company in the country of incorporation, any change in the particulars of authorized representative(s) of the company and any change in other places of business in India of the company, has to file form FC-2 within 30 days of the alterations made.
- eForm FC-2 is required to be filed pursuant to Section 380(3) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rule 3(4) of the Companies (Registration of Foreign Companies) Rules, 2014
According to Section 380(3) of the Companies Act,2013 where any alteration is made in the documents given to the Registrar under this section, the foreign company shall, within 30 days of such alteration, deliver to the Registrar for registration, a return containing the particulars of the alteration in the prescribed form.
According to Rule 3(4) of the Companies (Registration of Foreign Companies) Rules, 2014 For the purposes of subsection (3) of section 380, when any alteration is made in the document given to the Registrar for registration under sub-section (1) of section 380, the foreign company shall file with the Registrar, a return in Form No. FC-2 along with the fee as provided in Annexure ‘B’ containing the particulars of the alteration, within 30 days from the date on which the alteration was made or occurred.
- The Companies (Fee for filings with Registrar of Companies) Rules, 2014 – 6000 rupees
- Additional fees rules:
Period of delays
Up to 30 days
2 times of normal fees
More than 30 days and up to 60 days
4 times of normal fees
More than 60 days and up to 90 days
6 times of normal fees
More than 90 days and up to 180 days
10 times of normal fees
More than 180 days
12 times of normal fees