Requirement of Filing: Any Person who is willing to appoint as Director in a Company/Limited Liability Partnership must have a Director Identification Number. DIN is a pre-requisite for becoming a Director.
DIN includes DPIN (Designated Partnership Identification Number)
Section: Section 153 of the Companies Act, 2013
Rules: Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 & Amendment Rules, 2018
Form: E-form DIR-3
Simplified Procedure for DIN Application:
In Case of Indian National, Income Tax PAN is mandatory & in case of Foreign National, Passport Number is mandatory.
Mandatory Attachment or Not: Though in the Form DIR-3, Mandatory Attachments are ID Proof & Residential Proof but pursuant to the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018 Board resolution proposing his appointment as director in an existing company should be attached in Optional Attachment.
Certification of Form DIR-3
It Shall be certified by the company secretary in full time employment of the company or by the Managing Director or Director or CEO or CFO of the company in which the applicant is intended to be appointed as director in an existing company substituted by Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018
Draft of Resolution for proposing appointment of Director in an existing Company is provided below:-
PROPOSING APPOINTMENT OF (Name of Director) AS DIRECTOR IN AN EXISTING COMPANY
“RESOLVED THAT pursuant to the provisions of Section 152, 153 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018, and other applicable provisions and rules, if any, of the Companies Act, 2013, as amended from time to time or any other law for the time being in force (including any statutory modification or amendment thereto or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force), the Consent of the Board be and is hereby accorded to propose the appointment of (Name of Director) as Director in (Name of Company) subject to the allotment of DIN (Director Identification Number).”
“RESOLVED FURTHER THAT for the purpose of giving effect to this resolution, any of the Directors or Company Secretary, if any, of the Company be and is/are hereby severally authorised on behalf of the Company, to do all such acts, deeds, matters and things as may be deemed necessary, proper or expedient and to sign and execute all necessary documents, applications and returns along with the filing of E-form DIR-3 with the Registrar of Companies, (State where situated).”
Certified to be true Copy
For (Name of Company)
Name of Director