Monday, 14 December 2015

Renewal Of FCRA Registration Finally Goes Online

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), FCRA Wing, has at last issued a circular dated 14th December 2015 notifying that application for renewal of FCRA Registration must now be made online

The last date for filing of renewal application has been extended to 15.03.2016.

MHA has launched a new website from 14th December 2015. Application for new Registration, Prior Permission and Renewal of existing registration must now be made in the new Form FC 3.

Under the new system there is no need for posting hard copies and the fees can also be paid online through the payment gateway.

Many associations have already applied for renewal after downloading Form FC 5. All these associations must still apply again online using the new Form FC 3.

MHA has provided a list of associations who’s Demand Draft has already been credited to the Government of India’s account and who need not make online payment again. All others must pay the fee online.

To read MHA’s Notice please go to:

To see the Foreign Contribution Regulation Amendment Rules 2015 please go to:


  1. Thank you for keeping us posted CAP!
    Kindest regards,
    Neelam Kshirsagar

  2. Hi

    Good support for NGOs on FCRA.
    We have paid the Demand Draft for Rs.500 and we don't find in the list of the organisations in the link that's provided