CSR -1 Registration for NGO

An NGO needs to register itself with the MCA by filing Form CSR-1 to get support from the corporate sector . Let Finango take care of it on your behalf so that your social aspirations become real.

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the belief that companies have an obligation to society beyond their commitments to their stockholders. Section 135, of the Companies Act 2013 has made it mandatory for the companies to spend 2% of their average net profit for the CSR activities such as activities for eradicating hunger, poverty , education and so on. All NGOs are now required to register with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs if they want to obtain CSR funding from Companies. The Form CSR-1 is termed as Form for “Registration of Entities for undertaking CSR Activities”.


    • Registration helps to get funding from the corporate sector.
    • Improves credibility and goodwill of the NGOs
    • Helps Corporations and NGOs to work collaboratively.


Following type of NGO’s are eligible to file Form CSR-1 on MCA Portal for getting CSR Funding Registered Public Trust under section 12A and 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961. Registered Society under section 12A and 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961. Registered Section 8 Company 12A and 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961.

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Processing Time?

Finango helps you to file this form within 2-3 days after validation of all your documents.

Documents Required :

  • Copy of PAN card of the NGO
  • Mail ID and mobile number
  • Details of governing body members
  • Copy of registration certificate
  • Copy of 12A & 80G exemption certificate
  • NGO Darpan ID
  • Digital signature of the authorised person with their PAN (Don’t have DSC, No worries avail our complimentary services to get your DSC)

Note:- All the documents have to be self-certified

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Form CSR-1?

    Form CSR-1 is to be filed by every NGO which requires CSR funding from the corporate sector.

  • Is it mandatory for an NGO to do CSR-1 registration?

    Yes, it is mandatory for an NGO to do CSR-1 registration if they seek CSR funding. If they don’t seek CSR funding it isn’t essential.

  • How can NGOs get CSR funding?

    To get CSR funding, all NGOs need to register with the Central Government by filing Form CSR-1 with effect from April 1, 2021.

  • Do I have to be physically present during the process?

    It’s a complete online process. It doesn’t require your physical presence at any stage.

  • How to file Form CSR-1?

    Form CSR-1 shall be signed and submitted electronically by the entity.

  • How to verify the Form CSR-1?

    It should be verified digitally by a practicing professional like Chartered Accountant or a Company Secretary, or a Cost Accountant.

  • Who can sign the form?

    The form shall be digitally signed by the Director in case of Section 8 Company; Trustee in case of Trust; Chairperson or Secretary in case of Society.

  • Why is CSR-1 registration recommended to an NGO?

    CSR Registration is recommended to an NGO if they want to secure corporate funding. Also, no company shall conduct their CSR activities through any NGO which does not have a CSR Registration Number.

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