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All About DIR KYC-3

Director Identification Number also known as DIN, refers to a unique identification number allotted to an individual who is willing to be a director or is an existing director of a company. DIN is earned by filing a form known as e-Form DIR-3, which was initially a single-time process to be carried out by the one who wishes to become a director in one or more than one company.

Important Update by MCA – According to the MCAs recent announcement, DIN holders tagged as ‘Deactivated’ have an extended time of up to 30th September 2020 for filing DIR-3KYC or DIR-3 KYC-Web, without fees of INR 5,000. Companies marked as “ACTIVE non-compliant” have got extended time of up to 30th September 2020 to file e-Form ACTIVE without fees of INR 10,000.

What is the Objective of Filing Form DIR-3 KYC?

In some instances, the Government found that either details quipped at the time of applying DIN were false or not true or the updated particulars of an individual who act as a Director is not presently available with the Government. In this scenario, it becomes problematic for the Government to apply regulatory actions such persons in case of non-compliance or fraud. So, the objective behind KYC of individuals holding DIN is twofold , the first one is to assure the updated data is available in the records of the Government in respect of every person who is carrying DIN and the second one is to deactivate DIN’s , which are not being used and where updated information is not available.

What is Form DIR-3 KYC-WEB?

Form DIR -3 KYC–WEB is used for verifying the of DIN holder who has submitted Form DIR -3 KYC in the previous financial year (FY) availed no update is required in his details.

Last date of filing Form DIR-3 KYC?

An Individual who are holding DIN on 31st March- On or before 30th September, the last date for filing the form.

Further individuals who acquired DIN after 31st March- Next year on or before 30th September, they will file Form DIR-3 KYC.

What is the Process for filing Form DIR – 3 –KYC-WEB?

The process for filling the form is mention below:

  1. Login to MCA using Username & Password.
  2. Choose DIR-3-KYC-Web.
  3. Enter DIN of the concerned person.
  4. Enter your contact no. and email id.
  5. Get and verify the OTP.
  6. Click on Submit.
  7. A zero-rupee challan along with the SRN will generated if he/she filed on or before 30th September

Who are Required to File e-Form DIR 3 KYC?

As per the recent announcements by MCA;

Directors od company are required to submit his/her KYC details to the MCA if they meet the below-mentioned conditions:

  1. Director Identification Number (DIN) was allotted to them by or on 31st March 2018
  2. DIN has an approved status

Note: KYC is essential for the disqualified directors also.

What is the Due Date & Penalty for Not Filing DIR 3 KYC Form?

If any director missed a chance to file the e-Form by the due dates (or extended due date) on MCA portal, the DIN of such director is marked as ‘Deactivated due to Non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’ by the MCA department.

In this situation, the director can re-activate his DIN by filing the missed-out e-Form DIR-3 KYC after paying a late fine of INR 5,000.

Documents Required to File DIR 3 KYC Form

  1. Proof and Details of Nationality
  2. Permanent Account Number (PAN)
  3. Passport (mandatory when DIN holder is of foreign nationality)
  4. Driving License
  5. Aadhaar card
  6. Personal Mobile and Email ID
  7. Proof of Residential address.
  8. Voters Identity card