Introduction: Like the KYC in Banks of Customers, Now MCA has introduced a new  e-Form i.e. DIR-3 KYC for the KYC of Directors who have been allotted DIN. DIR-3 KYC is an extension to Form DIR-3 whereby the Director has to provide its Identity, Address Proof & other information along with  Pers onal Mobile No. and E-mail Id etc.

A. For Filing Form DIR-3 KYC , following information is required

  • DIN (Director’s Identification Number) of Director
  • Director’s Full Name as per PAN
  • Father’s Name as per PAN
  • Whether Indian Citizen or Not
  • Nationality of Director
  • For Foreign National, Nationality will be as declared in Passport
  • Whether Resident in India or Not
  • In case, Non-Resident – Passport will be mandatory
  • Date of Birth as per PAN
  • Gender
  • Income Tax PAN (Mandatory for Indian Citizens)
  • Valid Passport (If having), Passport Number needs to be entered
  • Aadhaar Number (Mandatory in case of Indian Citizen)
  • Personal Mobile Number and E-Mail Id for the Verification of OTP
  • Permanent Residential Address
  • Present Residential Address

B. Mandatory Attachments to be attached in Form DIR-3 KYC:-

  • Proof of Permanent Address
  • Self Attested Copy of PAN Card
  • Self Attested Copy of Aadhaar Card
  • Self Attested Copy of Passport, if having Valid Passport
  • Self Attested Copy of Present Address required i.e. Electricity Bill or Mobile Bill or Bank statement of Director (Not Older than 2 Months) in case Present Address is not same with Permanent Address

The Mandatory attachments needs to be attested by the Practicing Professional also.

C. Certification of Form

  • Affixation of Digital Signature of the applicant i.e. Director
  • Affixation of DSC of Practicing Professional i.e. CA, CS or CMA

D. Pre-scrutiny of Form & Generation of OTP

  • After successful Pre-scrutiny of Form, the OTP (One-time Password) Button will be enabled & generated on the Personal Mobile No. and E-mail Id Provided and needs to be enter & verify in the Form

E. Penalty for Non-Filing the Form Form DIR-3 KYC

Every Director who has been allotted DIN on or before 31st March, 2018 and whose DIN is in ‘Approved’ status would be mandatory required filing form DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August, 2018. Otherwise, late fees penalty of Rs. 5,000/- will be levied from 1st Sep, 2018 and DIN will be deactivated.

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