Suppose your publication is registered under the RNI. But the expiry of the RNI registration of your publication is coming close. In that case, you must apply for the revised RNI registration application. Since there is a lot of confusion regarding the procedure of renewal application for RNI registration, so we have, for your sake, discussed the required documentation that must be furnished and submitted to the RNI by the publication seeking license renewal.
Documents required for RNI revised registration
Certificate of Registration
The applicant must arrange for the original Certificate of Registration (CoR) issued by the online RNI registration. In case the original certificate is lost or misplaced. Then the applicant must submit a notarized affidavit for the loss of the original certificate along with an IPO of five rupees.
New Declaration for Revised Application
The publisher must file a New Declaration in the Form-1 specifying the clear reason(s) for filing the same in the relevant column. The declaration must be duly authenticated by one of the following who has the required jurisdiction:
The printer must also file a separate declaration in case the printer is not the publisher.
Agreement between Publisher and Press
The owner of the periodical and the keeper of the printing press must enter into a written agreement for printing the periodical. The agreement must bear both parties' signatures or designation of both the parties.
If the printing press's keeper and the periodical's owner are the same people, then they must submit no such agreement.
The publisher must bring a copy of the issue immediately after authentication of declaration or whichever is the latest. Also, the publisher must observe the following:
Change of Ownership
Demise of the original Publisher
In such a case, the nominee or the publication management must submit the following documents:
From an Individual to another Individual or Entity
In such cases, the publication must submit a copy of the Transfer Ownership affidavit duly executed before the authority. The date of the declaration must not precede the date of Transfer of Ownership.
From a Firm or Entity to an Individual
In such cases, the publication must submit a copy of the transfer of ownership affidavit duly executed before the District Magistrate concerned by the authorized signatory of the firm or the entity. The date of the declaration must not precede the date of transfer of ownership.
Change or Amalgamation in the name (s) of a registered Firm
In such cases, the publication must submit a copy of the following:
Multiple Editions Of The Same Title
The publication must submit a copy of the Transfer of Ownership affidavit duly executed before the District Magistrate. The publisher must execute the transfer of ownership affidavit for each edition separately before the respective District Magistrate under whose jurisdiction the press prints the newspaper or periodical. The publisher must submit the application for revised rni registration in such cases in RNI simultaneously for all editions. The date of the declaration must not precede the date of transfer of ownership.