The Government of India has established a very simple Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Registration Process. MSME Registration in India is also referred to as Udyog Aadhar Registration.

Documents required for registration

The most important aspect before commencing the MSME registration process is to ensure the collection of all the required documents and information as such:
  1. Aadhaar Number
  2. Name of Entrepreneur/Owner
  3. Mobile Number registered with UIDAI
  4. Social Category: General/SC/ST/OBC (proof for SC/ST/OBC category can also be required by the associated authority)
  5. Gender
  6. Physically Handicapped Status
  7. Email ID
  8. PAN Details
  9. Name of Enterprise
  10. Type of Organisation
  11. Location of Plant
  12. Official Address of Enterprise
  13. Date of Commencement
  14. Previous Registration details (if any)
  15. Bank Details of the Enterprise: This includes the bank account number of the enterprise and IFSC Code of the branch
  16. Primary Activity: Whether Manufacturing or Service
  17. National Industry Classification (NIC) Code
  18. Number of people directly employed by the enterprise (if any)
  19. Investment in Plant and Machinery /Equipment: Total investment must be computed exclusive of expenses associated with pollution control, research and development as well as purchase and installation of industrial safety equipment, along with other costs that have been specifically mentioned in RBI notifications.
  20. Location of District Industries Centre (DIC): This will depend upon the location of the enterprise. If there are more than 1 DIC for the district in which the enterprise is located, then you will have to select from the given options. In case, the district has only one DIC, you will be automatically registered under that DIC by the system.

Detailed Registration Process

Step 1 - Go to the National Portal for MSME Registration India

Step 2Enter Aadhaar Number and Name of Entrepreneur and click on Validate & Generate OTP. Alternatively, click on Reset to clear the fields for entering different Aadhaar Number and Name of the Entrepreneur.

Step 3An OTP will be sent to the mobile number registered with UIDAI that is linked with the Aadhaar Number.

Step 4After the validation of Aadhaar, fill in the application form with the correct details and click on the submit button.

Step 5An OTP will be generated and sent to the registered email ID. Another OTP will be sent on the mobile number associated with the Aadhaar.

Step 6Before clicking on the final submit button, the applicant must enter the Captcha.

Step 7Subsequently, the application will be reviewed by an MSME executive. The applicant will receive a notification if any discrepancies are found. The applicant will then have to make the required modifications.

Step 8Finally, a virtual MSME Registration Certificate will be issued to the applicant.

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The information contained herein is generic in nature and is meant for educational purposes only. Nothing here is to be construed as an investment or financial or taxation advice nor to be considered as an invitation or solicitation or advertisement for any financial product. Readers are advised to exercise discretion and should seek independent professional advice prior to making any investment decision in relation to any financial product. Aditya Birla Capital Group is not liable for any decision arising out of the use of this information.

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