Incubator Recognition


Incubator Recognition is provided under the Startup India initiative to recognize and identify incubators that are eligible to provide the said recommendation letter. This would enable Startups to access a wider base of incubator(s) to obtain the same.
In order to avail the benefits announced in the Startup India Action Plan, an entity would be required to be recognized as a Startup.

To this effect, it would be required to submit an application along with a relevant recommendation/ support/ endorsement letter. One of the options available to the registering entities is to obtain a recommendation letter from any incubator recognized by Government of India.

Guidelines pdf


An incubator must be a registered entity falling under one of the following categories:

  • Society (under The Societies Registration Act, 1860)
  • Section 8 Company (under The Companies Act, 2013)
  • Private Limited Company (under The Companies Act, 2013)
  • Public Company (under The Companies Act, 2013)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (under The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008)

Application can be completed here

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