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Partnership is the simplest form of business for more than one owner. You can start functioning as a partnership firm within the same day. Get your partnership deed, apply for a PAN card of firm, TAN and open a Bank Account. We will help you at all stages.

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Partnership Firm Registration Fee

Basic Plan

₹ 2,999

Standard Plan

₹ 4,999

Premium Plan

₹ 11,999

Documents Required for Partnership Registration

Documents of Partner’s

  1. Pan card & Aadhaar Card
  2. Photograph of all partners
  3. ID Proof & Address Proof

Registered Address documents

  1. Rent Agreement or Property Tax Receipt or any Legal documents
  2. NOC from owner of Premises registration, gst registration, trademark registration

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Basic Requirement to Start Partnership Firm

Minimum Person

A minimum of two partners is required to start a Partnership Firm. The maximum number of partners allowed for a partnership firm in India is twenty partners. However, no foreigner is allowed as partners in the partnership firm.

Unique Name

You should select the name of the partnership firm that is unique & which reflects the main business activity. Ensure that the proposed name is not the same or similar to any existing business or trademark registered or applied.

Capital Requirement

There is no minimum or maximum capital prescribed under the Partnership Act 1932. You can keep the capital of the firm as per the business requirements. The stamp duty on the deed depends on the capital and the state.

Business Address

Address at which the firm carries on its usual business or maintains its books of account is known as its Principal Place of Business. The latest proof of the place of business along with a NOC from the premises owner is required.

Benefits of a Partnership

Minimum Compliance

For general partnerships, there is no need for an auditor to be appointed or, if the company is still in the process of registration or is still unregistered, annual accounts filing with the registrar is not necessary either. Annual compliances are also lower when compared to an LLP.

Simple To Begin

A general partnership can be formed within 2-4 business days, with an unregistered deed of partnership. However, registering for the event offers its own set of benefits.

Comparatively Economical

A general partnership is substantially less expensive to start than an LLP. It will still be cost effective in the long term because the compliance needs are minor.

Partnership Registration Process

To start a partnership firm, Following is the stepwise process of Partnership Firm Registration starting with documentation to the registration of the firm by the registrar of the partnership firms in India

Step -1 : Documentation

Partnership formation start with documentation of partner’s ID and address proof and registered office documents, where the firm shall be operating its business in India. Ensure that the documents are updated and correct.

Step - 2 : Selection of name of Firm

While keeping the Partnership Firm’s name, you should thoroughly check the name of existing business or trademarks. To check the name of an existing company or LLP, you may visit, and for checking the trademark, the database visits 

Step - 3 : Drafting of Partnership Deed

The Partnership Deed is the constitution of the firm and is the primary document. The Deed of the Partnership must contain necessary covenants that determine the partners’ mutual rights and obligations among themselves. This document also specifies the capital and profit-sharing ratio and how the partners shall operate the firm. Our team of lawyers help startups in the drafting of the partnership deed.

Step -4 : Stamp Duty & Notary of Partnership Deed

After the draft partnership agreement is approved and adopted by the partner’s appropriate stamp duty, on the partnership deed has to be paid. The stamp duty/paper varies from state to state and depends on the firm’s capital. Finally, the partners signed the partnership deed in the presence of two witnesses, and after that, the deed should be notarised by presenting the same before a notary public.

Step - 5 : PAN card and TAN of Firm

The application for allotment of Pan Number and Issue of the Partnership Firm’s Pan Card is made in Form No 49A. The TDS Number (TAN) of the firm is applied in Form No 49B, which is necessary to comply with the TDS Provisions

Step -6 : GST Registration of Firm

The GST is a tax on supply of goods or services and to comply with the GST Law provisions, the firm may need to get registered with the GST. Please refer to our dedicated webpage on GST Registration to know the threshold limit as may be applicable for seeking the GST Registration

Comparison among different type of Business Registration Options in India

Features Private Limited Company OPC LLP Partnership Sole Proprietorship

Applicable Law

Companies Act, 2013

Companies Act, 2013

LLP Act, 2008

Partnership Act 1932

No Law Applicable

Number of members

2 - 200


2 - Unlimited

2 - 20


Number of Directors /DP

2 - 15


2 - Unlimited




Through ROC

Through ROC

Through ROC



Tax Benefits

The income tax rate for companies engaged in manufacturing activities is only 15%, while for all other newly set up companies it is 22%

The income tax rate for companies engaged in manufacturing activities is only 15%, while for all other newly set up companies it is 22%

LLP Income Tax Rate is 30% on its profits

Partnership firms are taxed at 30% on its profits

For a small business with low turnover, there is the benefit of individual tax slabs.

Statutory Compliance






Foreign Investment (FDI)

Foreign Direct Investment in case of a Private Limited Company is available under the automatic route.

FDI is not allowed in One Person Company

FDI in LLP Is permitted at par with the companies

FDI not Allowed 

FDI not Allowed 

Separate Legal Entity

A Company is a separate legal entity separate from its promoters

An OPC is a separate legal entity separate from its promoters

An LLP is a separate legal entity separate from its promoters

A Partnership is a legal entity but not different from partners

The proprietor and the proprietorship business is the same thing

Limited Liability

Liability Limited - Shareholders of a Company are bound to pay only up to the capital they have subscribed to the company.

Liability Limited - In OPC, unlike a proprietorship, the shareholder cannot be asked to pay beyond his subscribed capital

Liability Limited - The partners of an LLP can be called upon to pay only up to the amount of capital they subscribed to.

Liability Not Limited - There is no protection of limited liability, even the personal properties of partners are at risk for losses of business

Liability Not Limited - The proprietor is the whole sole of the business, and his liability to the debts or losses of proprietorship is unlimited.

Ownership Transferability

The shareholding of a Pvt Ltd Company is easily transferable

OPC Shares can be transferred to new shareholder along with the nominee

In LLP contribution/share of a partner can be transferred with the consent of all other partners.

Not Possible, every admission or removal of a partner amounts to the new firm.

Not Applicable

Perpetual Existence

A Company exists beyond the life of its owners /shareholders. After the death, the shares transmits to legal heirs

OPC Continues to exist even after the death of its only shareholder, as it passes to the nominee.

The LLP also have perpetual existence and exists beyond the life of the designated partner

No perpetual existence, with the death of a partner, the partnership ends.

No perpetual existence, with the death of the proprietor, it ends.

FAQ on Partnership Registration

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What is a partnership firm?

A partnership firm is a business structure in which two or more individuals manage and operate a business in accordance with the terms and objectives set out in a partnership deed that may or may not be registered.

Is a partnership firm a separate entity?

The partners in a partnership firm are the owners, and thus are not a separate entity from the firm. Any legal issues or debt incurred by the firm is the responsibility of its owners, the partners.

How much time does it take to register a partnership firm?

The registration of a partnership firm in India can take up to 10 to 12 working days. However, the time taken to issue a certificate of incorporation may vary as per the regulations of the concerned state. The registration of a partnership firm is subject to government processing time which varies for each state.

What are the minimum and the maximum number of partners required for the formation of partnership firms in India?

Minimum of 2 persons and maximum of 20 is required for the formation of a partnership firm.

Who can be the partners in a partnership firm?

The individuals who are residing in India can only become partners or members in a partnership firm. Foreign individuals who want to form their business in India can choose private limited companies.

What is the capital amount needed for the partnership firm registration in India?

There is no minimum capital requirement for the registration of a partnership firm in India.

What is the scope of liability when it comes to partnerships?

Every partner is jointly and severally accountable for any acts/activities of the firm committed throughout the course of business while he or she is a partner. This means that if a third party is injured or a penalty is imposed during the course of business, all partners will be held accountable, even if one of the partners caused the injury or loss.