Registered office of Company:
Every company incorporated in India must have a registered office address. It is a principal place of business. All official correspondence from the Registrar is sent to this office. For any reason, you may have to shift your principal place of business be it within the city, within a state, or in a different city or in a different state altogether an initiation to ROC is a must. The registered office of a company is that to which official correspondence and all formal legal notices addressed to the company will be sent.
Change in the Address of Registered office of Company:
Every company that has shifted registered office must give notice to Ministry within 30 days of such change. However, a special resolution is needed in the case the registered office has been shifted to another city in the same state. In the case where a registered office has been shifted from one state to another, the Company has to complete certain formalities. It must then give a newspaper advertisement and also a notice to the State Government and obtain NOC.
Penalty for not complying with the procedural requirements of change in the registered office of company as per the Act:
If any default is made in complying with the procedural requirements of change in registered office of company, the company and every officer who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of one thousand rupees for every day during which the default continues but not exceeding one lakh rupees.