Starting of E-Commerce Business

8450* Basic Package



Starting an E-Commerce Business 

Deep Dive into E-commerce

E-commerce businesses are the businesses that transmit goods, services, and funds through internet. These businesses vary in size and scope. Craze of buying goods online has made E-commerce businesses one of the most successful platforms to trade. Thus, it might make sense to start an E-commerce business. After all, you can start an E-commerce business without the need for a brick and mortar location. 

E-commerce offers a lot of opportunities to young entrepreneurs. All thanks to affordable internet connectivity. It has provided all the growth that an e-commerce business needs. 

Business registration 

Unlike any other business, starting an E-commerce business also involves a lot of steps. Business registration is the primary step to start any business. For registering your business as an E-commerce, you need to select the type of entity you will form. You have many choices that include Sole proprietorship, private limited company, and many more.

If you are starting solo, you need to start as a Sole proprietorship or a one-person company. But if you have plans to infuse equity or bring in foreign investors in the future, starting as a Private Limited Company would be an apt choice. Private limited registration offers you a lot of benefits such as:

1) Limited liabilities

2) Easy and quick approval

3) Ease compliances

4) Scalability

5) Legal protection

GST registration:

Once you register as an E-commerce business, you need to apply for the GST registration. It is a mandatory requirement for all types of businesses registered in India. GST is the uniform tax collected from all the businesses. It eliminates all other taxes such as service tax, excise tax, VAT, and many more.      

As per the GST regime, if E-commerce businesses have annual turnover more than INR 40 lakh must file GST. 

Trademark or logo:

If you are starting as an E-commerce business, Trademark is an essential element that you need. You need to select a personalized logo. The next step is to find a brand name that enhances your brand value. 

E-commerce Business Models:

There are two sorts of E-commerce business models. Now decide the model that suits you the best.  

1. Setting up an online store:

It is one of the models of the E-commerce business. Setting up as an online store for selling products is easy. It comprises some additional steps, such as creating a website. If you want to start as an online store, you need to create a website. Website acts as your shop to showcase what you sell. It would be best if you also have a digital marketing team to mark your online presence. And finally, you need a payment gateway for receiving payments online.

2. Registering as a seller on an e-commerce platform:

If you prefer to register as a seller in any e-commerce platform, you need to register your business as per the company Act. It includes business registration, GST registration, and trademark registration. Once you obtain all the registration, the last and final step is opening a bank account. Now you are ready to start as an E-commerce.

Document Required

1. Documents required to get a trademark
  • Copy of trademark to be registered. A letterhead with the logo of the brand you wish to register
  • PAN card
  • MSME or Udyam Registration certificate
  • Address proof of the trademark owner. E.g: Passport, driving license.
2. Sole Proprietorship
  • PAN and Aadhar card of the owner
  • Photograph of the owner (in JPEG format, maximum size – 100 KB)
  • Bank account details
  • Address proof (Passport, driving license, Voters identity card etc.)

Time Lines

  • (10 to 15 Days)
  • Purchase the Service
  • Upload / send the Documents
  • Discussion with expert
  • Filing of application with registrar authorities
  • Receipt of Registration Certificate
  • Confirmation to client

Service Covered

Pricing for what you want required service


  • Expert Consultation
  • Proprietorship Registration
  • PAN Application (if PAN of proprietor is not available)
  • Registration with GST
  • Trademark Application (1 application in I class Small Enterprise)


  • Expert Consultation
  • Partnership Registration
  • PAN Application (if PAN of proprietor is not available)
  • TAN Application
  • Registration with GST
  • Trademark Application (1 application in I class Small Enterprise)


  • Expert Consultation
  • Incorporation of Pvt Limited Company
  • 2 Digital Signature Certificate
  • 2 Director Idetification Number
  • Authorised Capital Rs. 1 Lakh 1
  • Incorporation and Stamp Duty Fee 2
  • Open a Current Account 3
  • PAN Application (if PAN of proprietor is not available)
  • TAN Application
  • Registration with GST
  • Trademark Application (1 application in I class Small Enterprise)
  • PF and ESI Registration
  • MSME Registration
  • Notes:
  • * This price is inclusive of all Govt filing fee and excluding GST amount.
  • 1. Additional authorised capital can be increased any time after paying additional stamp duty and other charges.
  • 2. Stamp duty additional required Rs. 7,500 in case of Madhya Pradesh, Rs. 3,000 in case of Kerala and Rs. 10,000 in case of Punjab state incorporation.
  • 3. Current Account will be choosen as per your preference.

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