The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has amended Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 vide notification dated 25th July 2019

Key summary for your reference.

1. E-Form DIR-3 KYC is to be filed by an individual who holds Director Identification Number (“DIN”) or Designated Partner Identification Number (“DPIN”) and is filing his KYC details for the first time or by the DIN/DPIN holder who has already filed his KYC once in E-form DIR-3 KYC but wants to update his details.

2. Web service of  DIR-3-KYC-WEB is to be used by the DIN/DPIN holder who has submitted DIR-3 KYC E- form in the previous financial year and no update is required in his details.

3. Every person who holds DIN/DPIN as on 31st March of the financial year, he has to submit Form DIR-3-KYC or DIR-3 KYC-WEB for the said financial year on or before 30th September of the immediate next financial year.

4. Fee for Filing  E-Form DIR-3 KYC or DIR-3 KYC-WEB under rule 12A of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014  as under

Sr. No. Particulars Fees
(i) Filing of DIR-3 KYC or DIR-3 KYC-WEB on or before 30th September 2019  Nil
(ii) Filing of DIR-3 KYC or DIR-3 KYC-WEB after  30th September 2019 INR 5,000

So, whoever holds DIN/DPIN as on 31st March,2019 has to file Form DIR-3 KYC/ DIR-3 KYC-WEB before 30th September 2019.

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