Form DIR-3 KYC Mandatory Required to be Filed on or Before 30th April Year Every Year

September 13, 2019

As part of updating its registry, MCA would be conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through the eform DIR-3 KYC. Accordingly, every Director who has been allotted DIN on or before 31st March, 2018 and whose DIN is in ‘Approved’ status, would be mandatorily required to file form DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August,2018.

eForm DIR-3 KYC is required to be filed pursuant to Rule 12A and Rule 11(2) and (3) of The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 which is reproduced for your reference.

Rule 12A:
Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31st march of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.


Provided that every individual who has already been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as at
31st March, 2018, shall submit eform DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August, 2018.”

Rule 11(2):
The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), or any officer authorised by the Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region) shall, deactivate the Director Identification Number (DIN), of an individual who does not intimate his particulars in e-form DIR-3-KYC within stipulated time in accordance with rule 12A.

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Rule 11(3):
The de-activated DIN shall be re-activated only after e-form DIR-3-KYC is filed along with fee as prescribed under Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

Documents and Information Required for Filing the E form:

  1. Copy of Aadhar Card
  2. Copy of Present Address Proof – Bank Statement/ Utility Bill in the name of Individual
  3. Copy of Passport – If Individual Director have Valid Passport
  4. Personal Mobile No
  5. Personal Email Id
  6. Digital Signature of Individual

Personal Mobile and Email OTP Verification Mandatory while filing the Form DIR-3KYC 

Professional Certification Mandatory for DIR-3KYC eForm.


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