Society Registration in Chennai

Solubilis offers Society registration in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Cochin. A society, as per the Societies Registration Act 1860, refers to a group of individuals united by mutual consent to collectively determine and act for common purposes like education, art, religion, music, and sports.
The Act outlines the procedure for online society registration in Chennai for societies, which must also comply with the respective state's society’s registration act and rules if a separate legislation exists. Trust Solubilis for seamless society registration, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations for diverse purposes nationwide.

Who should prefer to form Society Company?

Multiple individuals or groups aspiring to advance charitable causes like Arts, Sports, Education, and Social Welfare can opt for forming societies.

  • Establishing a society is simpler compared to forming Sec 8 companies under the Companies Act.
  • The Online society registration process is straightforward, with easy name selection through discussion with the registrar of societies.
  • Society management is uncomplicated, with fewer restrictions imposed by the act.
  • Governance falls under a body elected by society members.
  • A registered society is a legal entity.
  • While a society may remain unregistered, if the number exceeds twenty or the annual income surpasses 10,000/-, compulsory registration under the societies registration act is mandated.
  • Societies with Society registration in Chennai hold properties in their name, represented by the managing trustee, with administration entrusted to the managing committee.

To become a society member, provide

Individuals need to provide

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Two witnesses must present either

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter id
  • Driving Licence
  • Mobile number and
  • E-mail address for Online Society registration in Chennai.
  • Objective of society formation


Yes. A special general body meeting can be called within 40 days upon receiving a requisition from 1/3 of the members, specifying the purpose for the meeting.

A member may face a fine under Section 28 for engaging in unlawful activities.

A Society or Association, a group dedicated to non-profitable service, can opt for optional registration. Registration grants legal recognition, enabling lawful and disciplined operation. The society gains the ability to initiate legal actions and defend itself in legal matters.

Yes, as per Section 24, since society records are considered public records, any individual can obtain a copy and present it as evidence.

Annually, within fifteen days of the General Body meeting, the society must submit a list to the Registrar of Societies. This list should include the names and addresses of the Managing Committee (Executive Committee) members and officers responsible for society management.

The Executive Committee is required to convene at least once every three months, while the General Body should meet at least once a year. Any amendments made must be filed with the Registrar, and minutes of all meetings should also be submitted to the Registrar of Societies. The society is responsible for electing Executive Committee members in accordance with its bylaws.

  • Executive Committee shall meet at least once in three months; and General Body shall meet at least once in a year.
  • Amendments, if any, made shall be filed with Registrar.
  • Minutes of all the meetings shall be filed with the Registrar of Societies.
  • Society shall elect Executive Committee members as per its bylaws.

Modifications to the Memorandum require approval in a special General Body Meeting, with notice given. A second special General Body Meeting, held after 30 days, also needs approval. For Byelaw amendments, majority approval in a Special General Body Meeting is necessary. Any amended by-laws must be filed with the Registrar within one month.

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