As per rule 12A of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules 2014, “Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31st March of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.
Provided that every individual who has already been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as at 31st March, 2018, shall submit e-form DIR-3 KYC on or before 5th October, 2018.”
1. Unique Personal Mobile Number and Personal Email ID would have to be mandatorily indicated and would be duly verified by One Time Password (OTP).
2. The form should be filed by every Director using his own DSC and should be duly certified by a practicing professional (CA/CS/CMA).
3. Certified True of PAN, Aadhar and Passport if any needs to be attached which should also be certified by the practicing professional.
The interesting thing about the form DIR-3 KYC is that Filing of DIR-3 KYC would be mandatory for Disqualified Directors also.
After expiry of the due date by which the KYC form is to be filed, the MCA21 system will mark all approved DINs (allotted on or before 31st March 2018) against which DIR-3 KYC form has not been filed as ‘Deactivated’ with reason as ‘Non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’ and late filling penalty shall be Rs. 5000/-
General Circular No. 07/2019 Dated: 27.06.2019 by Ministry of Corporate Affairs:
According this circular the Annual filing of KYC is Mandatory and Now with this Simple Procedure:
The form is presently being modified to enable pre-filling of data & information so that annual filings can be done by DIN holders in a simple and user friendly manner:
IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE NOTED:
|NOTE: Fee Filing of e-form DIR-3 KYC or DIR-3 KYC web service on or before 30th September|
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THE AUTHOR – CS DEEPTI GUPTA (ASSOCIATE PARTNER-HELPINGHANDS PROFESSIONALS LLP) AND CAN BE REACHED AT CONTACTHHPRO@GMAIL.COM OR 9910248911.