HOW TO OBTAIN “DIN” DIRECTOR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

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  1. Meaning Of Director Identification Number
  2. Importance Of DIN Number
  3. Features Of DIN Number
  4. Forms To Apply For DIN Number
  5. Step By Step Procedure To Apply DIN

MEANING OF DIN:

DIN is unique and separate identification number which is allot by the central government to the   each director of the company. when the DIN is allotted then the persons who get the DIN is eligible to take the directorship of the company.

DIN is the 8  digit unique numerical character which is unique number and have lifetime validity. On the basis of the DIN number directors details are available on the database DIN number is the specific to the each other.

IMPORTANCE OF THE DIN NUMBER:

DIN is very essential evidence to the any return or various type of the documentary signing on behalf of the director of the company there is din is essential. When any other person want to become the director to any other existing or new company then without DIN number it is not possible.

FEATURES OF DIN NUMBER:

DIN number is the unique identification number and it is specific to each director. DIN number having 8 digit numerical characters. DIN have single for one person and having lifetime validity. when the DIN is allotted then the director eligible for more than one companies to obtained the directorship. To get the more than one it is illegal and  in this case you need to surrender one DIN to the concerned ROC

FORMS TO APPLY FOR DIN:

DIN is allot by the ministry of corporate affairs of INDIA which is government website and for application of the din number there was the simple procedure to file the some forms . which was as follows:

There are three types of the forms by the some cases it was applicable to specific case.

  1. DIR-3 form
  2. DIR-6 form
  3. SPICe form.

In  first case when the person want to become a director of an existing company and not having DIN number then he need to file the form DIR-3 on the basis of these forms he get the DIN number from the MCA portal of the government of the India.

Second case, when the director want to change any details on the DIN number then he need to file this DIR-6 forms and upload it in to MCA portal after the payment of fees

In third case when the new company is form and person want to became the director of those companies the he need to submit his details in  SPICe form to the MCA portal and upload it .

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE TO APLLY DIN NUMBER:

There is simple process to apply DIN.

STEP-1:

For filling the application firstly go to the MCA portal site and login to the site.

click on ‘Director identification number’ you can go to the DIR-3 form after the clicking on it was automatically downloaded. After on it you will fill it offline and in this forms you need to attached your scanned photograph one ID proof and address proof with the pdf itself.

Step-2:

When the forms  filled then you need to login again on MCA portal and go to the upload e-forms. but important thing is the forms is mandatory to digitally signed and all mandatory attachments and information is necessary.

Step-3:

After the completion of the uploading e-forms you have need to make the payment of 500 Rupees to the MCA portal.

Step-4:

When the step-3 of the payment is done then the DIN number generated automatically after the proper verification of the information you have filled the forms it was properly depend on who was signed to the documents.

There was two cases of the signed to the documents, first one is when signed by the practicing chartered accountant then the approved DIN was generated. otherwise when it was signed by the managing director or existing director then the provisional DIN was generated.

So all the above four steps you will successfully able to get the director identification number very easily.

Conclusion:

DIN number is very essential things to get the directorship of any Indian company. And procedure to get the DIN was very simple. Without DIN number not possible to become the director of company.

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Swapnil S

CA in Mumbai

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