Checklist of Documents to file eForm DIR-3 KYC & Penalty for Non-Filing By CS Preeti Khandelwal


Dear Professional Colleagues,

As we all know that as part of updating its registry, MCA has started conducting KYC of all Directors of all the 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.Extended till Sept 15, 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. Extended till Sept 15, 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 the stipulated time in accordance with rule 12A. 

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.

  CHECKLIST OF INFORMATION REQUIRED TO FILE DIR-3 KYC:

  • DIN NUMBER
  • FULL NAME OF DIN HOLDER
  • FATHER’S NAME OF DIN HOLDER
  • WHETHER CITIZEN OF INDIA
  • NATIONALITY
  • RESIDENTIAL STATUS
  • DATE OF BIRTH
  • GENDER
  • PAN NUMBER
  • PASSPORT NUMBER IF ANY
  • PERSONAL MOBILE NUMBER of DIN Holder
  • PERSONAL EMAIL ID of DIN Holder
  • PERMANENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
  • PRESENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
  • MANDATORY ATTACHMENT: PROOF OF PERMANENT ADDRESS
  • OPTIONAL ATTACHMENT: COPY OF PAN, AADHAR, PASSPORT, PROOF OF PRESENT ADDRESS
  • DSC OF THE DIN HOLDER
  • CERTIFICATION TO BE DONE BY ANY PRACTICING CA/CS/CMA
No fees will be charged if KYC filed before 31st August Extended till Sept 15, 2018, by the applicant who has been allotted DIN on or before 31st March 2018 and whose DIN is in ‘Approved’ status.

Rs. 5,000 will be charged if KYC filed after Sept 15 2018 by the applicant whose DIN status is ‘deactivated’and the reason for deactivation is ‘Nonfiling of KYC in DIR-3KYC’.

Please Note: DIR- 3KYC has to be filed even if the DIN holder is not a Director of any company.

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  • What will the document for the address proof of a Foreighn Director?

    02-08-2018 / 03:52:28 PM
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