1. First, one has to determine the eligibility of the business as a startup. The requirements are that date of incorporation should be less than 10 years, it should be incorporated in the form of a private limited company, registered partnership firm or a limited liability partnership, its turnover should not exceed Rs. 100 crore in any of the financial years, it should be originally formed by promoters and not by splitting up or restructuring and finally it should have a plan for development of a product/process/service into a business model with big potential for creating wealth
2. If these criteria are satisfied, then one has to register the entity on Start-up India Portal by providing the relevant details.