MCA has issued an advisory on it website in which it said that “No further extension of time beyond 15th September 2018 is being accorded for filing DIR-3 KYC (without Fee). All filings thereafter will attract a Fee of Rs. 5000. Stakeholders may kindly take a note and plan accordingly.”
As you are aware the last date for filing form DIR-3 KYC without fee has expired on 15th September 2018. The process of deactivating the non-compliant DINs is in progress and is likely to be completed by 17th September 2018. Please note that the form DIR-3 KYC will not be available for filing during the pendency of this activity (from 16th September 2018 to 17th September 2018).
THE INSTITUTE OF
Company Secretaries of India
September 14, 2018
Shit Inert Srinivas
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
New Delhi-110 001
Subject:- Request for extension of Last date for filing e-Form DIR-3 KYC for DIN allotted on or before 31st March 2018
This has reference to our letter dated 23rd August 2018 pertaining to request for extension of last date for filing of e.form DIR- 3 KYC for DIN holders as required under the provisions of rule 12A of Companies (Appointment and Qualifications of Directors) Rules 2014.
The MCA notification number GS R 615(E) dated 5th July 2018 regarding insertion of the above rule was followed by MCA notification dated 21st August 2018 wherein the Ministry had keeping in sight the representations from, stakeholders very kindly extended the List date of filing DIR-3 KYC without any filing fees from August 31.2018 to September 15.2018.
Accordingly. the lets of its 5.000 shall be applicable and payable on all delayed filings w.e.f 16/09/2019. (Companies (Registration Office and Fees) Fourth Amendment Rules. 2018)
However. we wish to draw your kind attention towards certain practical difficulties requiring further extension of the last date of filing this form without additional fees:
In view of the above. it is proposed to extend the date of submission to KYC al least by two more months
(CS Ashok Kumar Dixit)
Officiating Secretary, ICSI