As per new provisions, Every Director is required to file E-form DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August 2018. Details regarding the same are as follows:-


The Ministry of Corporate Affairs as part of updating its registry, is conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through a new eform viz. DIR-3 KYC.

It is required to be filed for every Financial year within 30 days i.e. on or before 30th April of every year.

But for Financial Year 2017- 18, Due date of filing of DIR-3KYC is on or before 31st August 2018.

Who is required to file DIR -3KYC ?

  • Every Director who has been allotted DIN on or before 31st March, 2018 and whose DIN status is ‘Approved’ would be mandatorily required to file form DIR-3 KYC.
  • Filing of DIR-3 KYC would be mandatory for Disqualified Directors.
  • Every person holding DIN have to file e-form DIR-3 KYC, irrespective whether such person having directorship in any Company or not.

Consequences of non-compliance

  • Delayed Fee of Rs. 5000 for filing E-form DIR- 3KYC.
  • MCA 21 system will mark all approved DINs (allotted on or before 31st March 2018) against which DIR-3 KYC form has not been filed as ‘Deactivated’ with reason as ‘Non-filing of DIR-3KYC.

Documents Required

All the documents must be self-attested.

Sr. No Particulars Indian Nationals Foreign Nationals
1 ID Proof PAN Passport
2. Permanent Address Aadhar Card/Driving License/Voter ID/Utility Bill/Bank Statement Passport/Driving License/Utility Bill/Bank Statement
3. Unique Mobile No. Yes Yes
4. Unique Mail-ID Yes Yes
5. Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Yes Yes

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