How do you check if a company is already registered?

How do you check if a company is already registered?

Steps to Check Company Registration Status

  1. Step 1: Go to the MCA website.
  2. Step 2: Go to the ‘MCA Services’ tab. In the drop-down click on ‘View Company/LLP Master Data’.
  3. Step 3: Enter the company CIN. Enter the captcha code. Click on ‘Submit’.

How do I find newly registered companies?

There are several sources you can turn to for a list of new businesses in your area.

  1. Check With the Local Chamber of Commerce. The newest businesses in town often become new members of the local Chamber of Commerce.
  2. Ask Your Secretary of State.
  3. Peruse Your Local Media.
  4. Search Your Area Online.
  5. Check Your Local Library.

Is Companies House public information?

Companies House Service ( CHS ) makes all of our public company data available free of charge. Company and officer information from CHS can also be found through search engines such as Google. As the public register is open and available to anyone, we cannot stop third-parties from finding and using this information.

How do I find a company’s website?

  1. Go directly to the company’s “dot com” address.
  2. Search the company’s name on your favorite search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.).
  3. Look on any promotional or informational material you might have from the company.
  4. Call the business and simply ask for its Internet address.

Where can I find information on a private company?


  • Mergent Online: Click on the D & B Private Company Database box to search for privately held companies.
  • Hoover’s: To search for a company, click on Advanced Search.
  • Business via ProQuest.
  • Regional Business News via EBSCO.

What is the CIN number?

Corporate Identification Number (CIN) is a 21 digits alpha-numeric code issued to companies incorporated within the country on being registered by the ROC situated in different states across India under the MCA. CIN is provided to all companies registered in India, which include: Private Limited Companies (PLCs)

How do you know if a company is legit?

Check out the company’s address, phone number, and website to make sure they look legitimate. Be aware, though, that it’s pretty easy for a company to get a fake address, phone number, and website. If you can, visit the company’s physical address and talk to the people who work there.

How do I find a list of local businesses?

10 sites and apps to find local businesses

  1. Whitepages. is a website that makes it easy to find information about people and businesses.
  2. TripAdvisor. Next up we have
  3. Yelp. Another great site to discover local businesses is
  4. 6. Yahoo Local.
  5. Google Maps.
  6. Houzz.
  7. HomeAdvisor.
  8. Porch.

How can I get a list of companies?

Several paid databases allow you to access lists of companies in any given sector. You can filter by geography, company size, revenue figures, etc. Some of the most popular ones include Dun & Bradstreet (Hoover’s), Mint Global, LexisNexis, and S&P Capital IQ.

Can I view company accounts online?

In accordance with the Companies Act 2006, corporate data relating to every limited company incorporated in the UK is available online on the Companies House public register, including information about the company itself, its directors, members, and People with Significant Control (PSCs).

What information is available from Companies House?

Previously known as an ‘annual return’, the confirmation statement updates Companies house with any changes to your business. It details company’s directors, secretary (where one has been appointed), registered office address, shareholders, share capital and people with significant control.