The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 came into force w.e.f 25th July, 2019 to amend the provisions related to KYC of directors. Following are the detail procedure :-  

1. For those who had filed DIR-3-KYC once.

Those directors  who holds DIN and had filed DIR-3KYC only needs to file a web service form named DIR-3-KYC-WEB (in case there is no change in information  which was filed previously with Form DIR-3-KYC.)

If there is any change in personal mobile no. and/or e-mail ID, then the same shall be updated by filing using Form DIR-3-KYC only.

If along with address there is change in mob no. and e-mail address, then the director directly  can file his/her KYC through DIR-3-KYC.

The last date for filing the Form DIR-3-KYC or DIR-3-KYC-WEB is 30th September every year after the end of financial year.

No filing fee is payable in case of filing within due date i.e. 30th September

In case of delayed filing a fee of Rs. 5,000/- is payable.

2. For those who were allotted DIN between 31-03-2018 till 31-03-2019

For all those who were allotted DIN between 31-03-2018 till 31-03-2019 have to file DIR-3-KYC and verification through OTP is applicable to them.

The last date for filing the Form DIR-3-KYC is 30th September every year after the end of financial year.

No filing fee is payable in case of filing within due date i.e. 30th September

In case of delayed filing a fee of Rs. 5,000/- is payable.

Non filing of DIR-KYC /DIR-3 KYC-WEB will leads to de-activation of DIN . The same can be re-activated after payment of Rs 5000/-

Status of after the DIN is/are de-activated

  • In case the DIN is de-activated due to non filing of DIR-KYC3 /KYC WEB , then the DSC of said director can not be used for any filing purpose .
  • In case “ all” the DINs are de-activated due to non-verification then the company can appoint a director and DIR-12 can be filed .
  • If the DINs of all the directors are de-activated due to any disqualification u/s 164, a director can be appointed and DIR-12 can be filed .
  • If the DIN is de-activated due to non compliance of DIR-KYC3 , the said director is not “ Disqualified “ and can very well attend the meeting and will continue on the Board . However his /her resignation /cessation can not be filed unless DIRKYC is made complied with.

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