Purpose:

As part of updating its registry, MCA would be conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through the e-form DIR-3 KYC. Accordingly, every Director who has been allotted DIN on or before 31st March, 2018 and whose DIN is in ‘Approved’ status, would be mandatorily required to file form DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August, 2018.

Provisions of Company law about DIR-3 KYC:

DIR-3 KYC is required to be filed pursuant to Rule 12A and Rule 11(2) and (3) of The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 as amended by  Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) fourth Amendment Rules, 2018

Rule 12A:

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 31st August, 2018.

Rule 11(2):

The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), or any officer authorised by the Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region) shall, deactivate the Director Identification Number (DIN), of an individual who does not intimate his particulars in e-form DIR-3-KYC within stipulated time in accordance with rule 12A.

Rule 11(3):

The de-activated DIN shall be re-activated only after e-form DIR-3-KYC is filed along with fee as prescribed under Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

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6 responses to “DIR-3 KYC Form to Update DIN / KYC of Directors”

  1. Mamta Gupta says:

    What to do for getting challan after filling dir3 kyc form

    • Anmol Shanwlesha says:

      You can generate the same from track payment status tab on MCA portal without logging in. Only you required the SRN number from your account against which you filed the form.

  2. Anto says:

    Can we update by our self with any link provided or need to request the Auditor for the updated.

    If any link is there , kindly provide the same.

  3. GAURAV says:

    DIN as on 31st march how anyone can be appointed as director

  4. ravi jain says:

    is this mandatory for every person who have DIN or every director please clearify.

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