Society Registration in Rajasthan

Society is an organized group of people with an aim and objective of providing non-profitable service. Rajasthan Societies Registration Act, 1958, lays down the procedure for society registration and operation in Rajasthan. Society can be registered with the concerned Registrar in which district the society is intended to be established. After registration, the society will have legal recognition. In this article, we look at the procedure for Society registration in Rajasthan in detail. In case you require assistance for Society Registration in Rajasthan, please get in touch with an Indiafilings Advisor at

Rajasthan Societies Registration Act, 1958

As per the provision of this act, Society is an association of individuals united together by mutual agreement to deliberate, determine and act jointly for the following purposes:

  • 1. Military orphan funds
  • 2. Literature
  • 3. Science or the fine arts
  • 4. Promotion of Khadi& Village industry
  • 5. Reading rooms for general use among the member
  • 6. Instruction or diffusion of useful knowledge or political education
  • 7. Foundation or maintenance or libraries
  • 8. Public museums and galleries of paintings
  • 9. Works of art, collection of natural history
  • 10. Mechanical and philosophical inventions, instruments or designs

As per the provision of Rajasthan Registration act, minimum of seven persons who have attained the age of eighteen years can register a society in Rajasthan.

Acceptable Name for Society

As per the provision of Prevention of Improper Use Act, 1950, within the same place, two societies should not have similar names. Below mentioned names are also not allowed for society registration.

  • 1. Names prohibited or registered by State or Central Government through executive instructions are not allowed for society.
  • 2. Government Emblems and Names are not acceptable.
  • 3. Name of Indian Institute or University also cannot be registered

MOA and Bye-Law

On registering a society in Rajasthan, certified copies of Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Bye-laws of Society will be issued. These documents serve as an evidence for Society registration in Rajasthan.

Memorandum of Association (MOA)

MOA of Society is also called as NGO registration form; MOA contains society name, aim and objects, occupations of the members of the committee.

Bye-Laws of Society

The bye-laws documents contain provisions in respect of following matters.

  • 1. Society identity such as name and address
  • 2. Information related to activities of society.
  • 3. Society membership details include admission, eligibility, withdrawal & termination of members.
  • 4. Details of manner of meetings to be held, quorum, function & responsibilities.
  • 5. Information of office bearers and their appointment, removal, recall and election.
  • 6. Finances related data's such as types of funds to be raised and liability of members for discharge of debts.
  • 7. Data's related to internal matters of the settlement of internal disputes and dissolution of the society.

Note: According to Society Registration Act, the bye laws should be witnessed by two witnesses apart from the notary who shall not be members.

Processing Time

Time limit for registering Society in Rajasthan is 30 days.

Applying for Society Registration through Registrar

To register a society in Rajasthan, application, affidavit in a prescribed format (reproduced below) along with all supporting documents needs to be submitted to concerned Registrar. After approval, the registrar will issue MOA and Bye - Law documents.

Applying for Society Registration through Online e-Mitra

Here is the step by step guide to apply for society registration under Rajasthan Society registration act 1958 online through e-Mitra portal.

  • Step 1: Go to e-Mitra official web page.
  • Step 3: Select login option from home page. The link will be redirected to Rajasthan single Sign on (SSO) page.

New user Registration

  • Step 3: If you are new to Rajasthan SSO portal, you have to click on register button for registration. Enter your email id for registration. In case of Government employee, enter email id given by the Government.
  • Provide Details

    • Step 4: Once you login to the web page, select society registration option from the menu. Provide the all mandatory details for registration such as member details, aim of society etc. Provision for uploading application form is also given in the portal.

    Make Payment

    • Step 6: You need to pay the applicable fee for society registration, submit the request for society registration by clicking on submit button.

    The application for society registration will be forwarded to concerned registrar online, after approval you can obtain the MOA and Bye-law documents.

    Provide your application number for society registration and click on get result. Status of application will be displayed. You can get the MOA and Bye-law documents after getting approval from concerned Registrar. Login again to the portal for obtaining registration document. After obtaining the documents the society can run legally.

Documents Required

Documents required for registering society in Rajasthan are listed as follows:

  • 1. Application Form in Prescribed format.
  • 2. Self-attested copies of By-Laws and Main objects of the Society.
  • 3. Details of members of the executive committee such as name, address and occupation.
  • 4. Self attested copies of Address and ID Proofs of the office bearers.
  • 5. Name, father's name, occupation and address of the society members.
  • 6. Affidavits of Office Bearers with Photo attested by the Notary Public, the office bearers are President, Secretary, Vice president and Treasurer.
  • 7. NOC of local member of Municipal Corporation or local body or Sarpanch.

Fee for Registration

Society Registration Fees will be decided by the competent authority in the state. To apply for Society registration through e-Mitra, an amount of Rs.74 have to be paid.

Applying for Society Registration through e-Mitra Centers - Offline Method

Procedure for apply Society Registration certificate in e-Mitracentre is explained in detail below

  • Step 1: You have to approach the concerned e-Mitra center in your area.
  • Step 2: You have to submit an application for Society Registration online at the e-Mitra Centre.
  • Step 3: Submit all supporting documents (as mentioned above) to the e-Mitra Centre operating personal. The request for Society Registration will be forwarded online to the concerned authority.

Note: e-Mitra operating personal will issue a receipt, which contains Society Registration application number and application number will be sent to the registered mobile number and to mail id.

Note: Progress of the application will be updated through SMS.

  • Step 4: The concerned authority, Registrar, will process the Society Registration request and after successful verification, the Registrar will issue the documents.
  • Step 5: Once your request for society registration is accepted, an SMS will be sent to mobile number as the application has been approved.
  • Step 6: Revisit e-Mitracentre, provide your application number to e-Mitra operating person; the applicant can get a printed copy of the MOM and Bye-law. After society registration, it can be run operated.

Upload Documents

  • Step 5: Click on save button after entering all the details and upload all supporting documents.

Status of Application

You can check the status of application of Rajasthan Society registration through e-Mitra official website.