MCA is conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies, for the compliance of the same they have introduced a new eform DIR-3 KYC. Accordingly, every Director who having DIN and whose DIN is in ‘Approved’ status on or before 31st March, 2018 would be required to file form DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August,2018 (MCA has extended the due date till 15th September 2018)

For filing your DIR 3 -KYC form, the following documents are required:

  • Details of Nationality and Citizenship details like gender, and date of birth.
  • Permanent Account Number (PAN)
  • Voters Identity card
  • Passport (mandatory if a foreign national is holding a DIN)
  • Driving License
  • Aadhaar card
  • Personal Mobile and
  • Personal Email Address
  • Residential address.

Apart from the above-mentioned documents, the following items are necessary for successful filing of DIR-3 KYC:

  1. Digital Signature of Individual filing the form (applicant).
  2. The documents mentioned above should be attested from Practising Professionals like CA, CS or Cost Accountants. The documents of foreign Directors need to be attested by the prescribed authority.
  3. A declaration has to be provided by the applicant duty attested by practising professionals.

Filing of DIR-3 KYC is mandatory for disqualified directors also.

The MCA will mark all approved DINs against which DIR-3 KYC form has not been filed as ‘Deactivated’ with reason as ‘Non-filing of DIR-3 KYC, after the expiry of due date mentioned as above.

In case of Non-Filing of DIR-3 Kyc within due Date then such deactivated DINs shall be allowed upon payment of a specified fee only, without prejudice to any other action that may be taken. The penalty of Rs. 5000 will be applicable post 15th sept 2018.

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