Sri Kanyakumari Gurukula Ashram was duly registered as a society under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific, and Charitable Societies Act, Act XII of 1955, as no. 43 of 1956 on 11-05-1956 at Trivandrum. The society was re-registered at Nagercoil on 27-12-1963 as no. 43 of 1963, under the same Act. Now the society is governed by the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, Act XXVII of 1975. The society has general body members and is managed by an elected governing body.
The society is registered under Sec. 12 (A) (a) of the Income Tax Act of India. The society is granted tax exemption for donations, under Sec. 80 G of the Income Tax Act. The society has been granted permanent Income Tax Exemption since 2011-2012. The society is registered with the Government of India to receive foreign contributions under the FCRA.
The children’s homes in Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts are registered under the Juvenile Justice Act and are approved by the Department of Social Welfare of the State. The society abides by all laws and regulations.