To register an organizaiton under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2010 (FCRA), following documents and information is required. The process is entirely electronic. The applicant should ensure complete and legible set of documents for smoother registration process. In case of any queries feel free to reach us or post your query in the comment box below.
A. DOCUMENTS / INFORMATION REQUIRED:
i. DETAILS OF ASSOCIATION
a. Registration certificate of the organization
b. PAN card copy of organization
c. 12A and 80G certificates (not mandatory but recommended.
d. Registered Office Address
e. 3 years Activity Report
f. 3 Years audited final accounts and income tax returns
g. Memorandum of association and Articles of association / Bye laws
h. Telephone number of organization
i. Email Address of the organization
j. Official website address, if any.
k. Registration certificate of the organization
l. Round Seal of association.
m. List of executive body members with their details on the letterhead of the organization with signatures of members.
n. Notarised affidavits from all the Trustees, Governing body members and Members in attached format.
o. Certificate of the competent recommending authority on official stationery under signature and seal on prescribed format in original (this is optional).
· If any of the above documents are in language other than English language, a certified translation copy shall also be required along with such documents.
· For Photocopies of documents, provide attested copies.
ii. DETAILS OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
a. First Name, Father / Husband’s Name, Surname
b. Office Address
c. Residential Address
e. Email Address
f. Mobile number
g. Landline Number
h. Aadhar Number
i. Occupation (details of Private Service, Government Service, Business, Profession etc)
j. Designation in association
k. Relationship with other members of the trust
l. Whether he/she is member in any other organization (like president, trustee, secretary, treasurer, member etc.). If yes – details of organization like Name, Address, Registration number, PAN.
m. Whether the member is also a member of any other organization registered with FCRA – if so, provide such organization’s name, address, FC registration number, PAN and designation in such organization.
n. Whether convicted by any court of law
o. Whether he/she is under prosecution for any offence pending against him/her
p. Whether current member of an FCRA registered organization against which any action take under FCRA – if yes – details of such organization and details of action taken under FCRA.
iii. DOCUMENTS OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
a. PAN card copy
b. Aadhar Copy
c. Passport / Driving License or any other address and ID proof.
d. 2 Passport size photos of each member.
iv. BANK DETAILS:
a. Account Number
b. Bank Name, Branch Name and Address
c. IFSC and MICR number
d. Letter from bank for confirmation of bank account details.
v. DETAILS OF PAST APPLICATION
a. Whether the organization has applied in past for FCRA registration or prior permission, if so details of such application and letter of rejection.
vi. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR PRIOR PERMISSION
a. Commitment letter / letter of intent from Foreign Donor
b. Detailed project report about the utilisation of donation along with approval from prospective donor.