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Home > GST > Help Center > Udyam Registration Last Updated: Dec 12th 2023

Udyog Aadhaar for MSME Registration

MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise) registration made easy through UDYAM Registration to get possible benefits from Govt of India through various subsidies designed for certain segment of industries and businesses. Its vital to have Udyam registration during the economic crisis from Corona Virus pandemic

Udyog Aadhaar for MSME Registration

The advantages of registering the Udyam (UA) are to benefit from

  1. It will be a permanent registration and basic identification number for an enterprise
  2. Any number of activities including manufacturing or service or both may be specified or added in one Registration
  3. Enterprises with Udyam registration becomes eligible for priority sector lending from banks
  4. MSME Registration under Udyam can avail the benefits such as Credit Guarantee scheme, Public Procurement Policy etc
  5. MSME's registered under Udyam can get additional edge in Government Tenders
  6. There will be a protection against delayed payments for MSME’s registered under MSME

Udyam registration is different from the entity registration such as company registration where a company registration is the registration of a business entity under the companies act. Company registration is a framework to give legal business framework.

If in case any entity (such as Company) want to get the Udyam for its intended benefits, entity must be incorporated before starting the Udyam registration.

Overall is Udyam registration gives us MSME registration. Entity registration gives us the legal business framework.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.Do we need to have Udyam for a Startup ?

It is better to have Udyam but not a mandatory.

2.Do we need to have Udyam for a Proprietor (Self) Business ?

Important to have it registered for your own benefit to access subsidy schemes

3.Do we need both Company / Firm and Udyam registered ?

Yes, better to have both the registrations to easy loans and subsidies.

4.Where to register the Udyam ?

Visit Govt of India Portal to register and maintain.

5.What is the validity of the Udyam ?

The validity of the Udyam is for the Life of the business. In essence, there is no expiration date for Udyam Certificate. When Officials call, approach, enquire about your business you may need to announce the state (condition) of your business for the government statistics.

6.Is there any fee applicable for Udyam Registration?

There is no fee for applying Udyam Registration. No costs or Fees are to be paid to anyone

7. What are the requirements for Udyam Registration?

Only Aadhar number is enough for registration. PAN and GST Registration is mandatory from 01/04/2021 for Udyam registration

8.I have UAM registration earlier. Do I need to re register under Udyam?

Yes, You need to re-register under Udyam even though you have earlier registered under EM-II or UAM

9. I am having multiple business. Can I take multiple Udyam registrations?

No enterprise can have more than 1 Udyam registration. However, any number of activities including manufacturing or service or both may be specified or added in one Registration

10. Whose Aadhar number needs to be given in case of registration of Udyam under Private Limited /Partnership/LLP?

Aadhar Number of Director of Private Limited, partner in case of Partnership/LLP needs to be given

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Disclaimer: This article provides an overview and general guidance, not exhaustive for brevity. Please refer Income Tax Act, GST Act, Companies Act and other tax compliance acts, Rules, and Notifications for details.