What is eForm DIR – 3KYC?
To update its registry, MCA would conduct the KYC of all companies' directors annually through the form 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 required to file form DIR-3 KYC on or before 15th September 2018.
- Form 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.
According to Rule 12A of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules,2013 Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as of 31st March of a financial year as per these rules shall submit the form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.
According to Rule 11(2) of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules,2013 The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), or any officer authorized by the Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region) shall deactivate the DirectorIdentification 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.
According to Rule 11(3) of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules,2013 The de-activated DIN shall be re-activated only after the form DIR-3-KYC is filed along with the fee as prescribed under Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.
Form DIR 3 KYC Fees
- KYC filed after 15th September 2018 by an applicant whose DIN status is ‘deactivated’ and the reason for deactivation is ‘Non-filing of KYC in DIR-3 KYC.