What documents are needed to create a society?

Documents Required for Society Registration in India

  • PAN Card. PAN Card of all the members of the proposed society has to be submitted along with the application.
  • Residence Proof.
  • Memorandum of Association.
  • Rules and Regulations of the Society.
  • Covering Letter.
  • Proof of Address.
  • List of all Members.
  • Declaration.

How do I register a community in Kenya?

Submit your application documents, society’s constitution, required documents and application fee payment receipt to the office of registrar of societies. The processing of the application takes a maximum of 120 days to be ready. If the application is approved a certificate of registration of society is then issued.

How do I register my clubs and societies?


  1. Conduct a name search to ascertain if proposed names are available for registration.
  2. Preparation of the constitution and relevant forms (Form Aand Form B)
  3. Lodge the documents for registration with the registrar of societies in the office of the Registrar General accompanied with the prescribed fee.

Can a society run without registration?

Society cannot act as a separate legal entity until and unless it gets registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. In the absence of registration, the Society cannot hold the right to enforce any legal proceeding in the court for the settlement of legal disputes.

How do you establish a society?

A Society can be created by a minimum of 7 or more persons. Apart from persons from India, companies, foreigners, as well as other registered societies can also register for the Memorandum of association of the society. Similar to Partnership firms, society can also be either unregistered or registered.

How much does it cost to register a society in Kenya?

Pay for registration fee which is KSH 2,000. At the registrar counter, they will open a file for your society where the application will complete. They will enter the name of the society and date of submission. The application takes a maximum of 120 days to be ready.

How much is registering a group in Kenya?

Ksh.1, 000/=
5. Pay Approved Registration fee of Ksh. 1, 000/=. NOTE: Failure to adhere to the above requirements will result to Non-registration/Deregistration.

How do I set up an association in Kenya?

How to register a Society in Kenya.

  1. Name Search: The Proposed name of the Society is approved.
  2. Drafting of the Constitution. Preparation of the proposed constitution of the Society. A guideline is provided in the Act.
  3. Filling out to the prescribed forms.
  4. Appointment of officials. Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer.

Can society own property?

Section 35(1)(a) of the Societies Act provides that “the movable property of a society, if not vested in trustees, shall be deemed to be vested for the time being in the governing body of the society”.

What are the rules of society?

Social norms are the unwritten rules of beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that are considered acceptable in a particular social group or culture. Norms provide us with an expected idea of how to behave, and function to provide order and predictability in society.

Who can form a society?

A Society can be formed by a minimum of seven or more persons. Besides persons from India, foreigners, companies and other registered societies can subscribe to the Memorandum of a society. Like Partnership Firms, Societies can also be registered or unregistered.