Legal status of The Mother Teresa Foundation

Mother Teresa Foundation owes its legal allegiance to The Mother Teresa Charitable Trust.

Our documents have been apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs (Govt. of India) for genuineness,
under The Hague Convention of 1961

Registered Deed

Registered under The Indian Trust Act, 1961 with The District Registrar of Thanjavur under Reg. No. 272/2002

Registered Deed contains the constitution and articles of the trust


Income Tax (12AA)

Registered under no.14 u/s 12 AA of the Income Tax act, 1961 under Reg. No. 7162E(14) 2004-05/ CIT-II / TRY

This registration legally recognizes the formation of the trust to carry out charitable activities.


Income Tax (80 G)

Exempted under section 80G(1)(II) of the Income Tax act 1961 (India) under Reg. No. 7162E(14)/2008-09/C IT-II/TRY

This provides income tax remission to donors.



Registered with Ministry of Home Affairs in FCRA, 1976 under Reg. No. 075960115

This empowers the trust to accept foreign contribution