MCA extends last date for filing Form BEN-2 under Companies Act, 2013

General Circular No. 07/2018

F.No.0l /01/2018-CL-V

5th Floor, ‘A’ Wing Shastri Bhawan,

Dr. R.P. Road. New Delhi

Dated: 6th Sept 2018


All Regional Directors,

All Registrars of Cornpanies,

All Stakeholders.

Subject: Relaxation of additional fees and extension of last date of filing of Form BEN-2 under the Companies Act. 2013- regarding


The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has received several representations regarding extension of the last date for filing of e-Form BEN-2 without additional fees on account of Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules, 2018 notified vide G.S.R. No. 561(E) dated 13.06.2018. The matter has been examined and it is stated that the time limit for filing the BEN-2 form would be 30 days from the date of deployment of BEN-2 e-form on the MCA-21 portal and no additional fee shall be levied if the same is filed within 30 days from the date of deployment of the said e-form.

2. This issues with approval of the competent authority.

Your Faithfully

KMS Narayanan

Assistant Director(Policy)


Copy to:-

1. E-Governance Section and web contents Officer to place this circular on the Ministry website.

2. Guard File.

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