9 4[Application for allotment of Director Identification Number before Appointment in an existing company]

5[(1) Every applicant, who intends to be appointed as director of an existing company shall make an application electronically in Form DIR-3, to the central Government for allotment of a Director Identification Number (DIN) along with such fees as provided under the companies (Registration offices and Fees) Rules, 2014. Provided that in case of proposed directors not having approved DIN, the particulars of maximum three directors shall be mentioned in Form No.INC-32 (spice) and DIN may be allotted to maximum three proposed directors through Form INC-32 (splce)]

(2) The Central Government shall provide an electronic system to facilitate submission of application for the allotment of DIN through the portal on the website of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

(3) (a) The applicant shall download Form DIR-3 from the portal, fill in the required particulars sought 1[therein, verify and sign the form] and after attaching copies of the following documents, scan and file the entire set of documents electronically-

(i) photograph;

(ii) proof of identity;

(iii) proof of residence;

 6[(iiia) board resolution proposing his appointment as director in an existing company] 

(iv) 2[Omitted]

(v) Specimen signature duly verified.

7[(b) Form DIR-3 shall be signed and submitted electronically by the applicant using his or her own Digital signature certificate and shall be verified digitally by a company secretary in full time employment of the company or by the managing director or director or CEO or CFO of the company in which the applicant is intended to be appointed as director in an existing company]

3[(4) In case the name of a person does not have a last name, then his or her father's or grandfather's surname shall be mentioned in the lasname along with the declaration in Form No. DIR-3A.]

 

Amendments

1.Substituted by Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules,2014 Dated 18th September,2014.

For the words “therein and sign the form”, the words “therein, verify and sign the form” shall be substituted.

2.Omitted by Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 Dated 18th September,2014.

In rule 9, in sub-rule (3), sub-clause (iv) ,

Original Omitted Content - "verification by the applicant for applying for allotment of DIN in Form DIR-4; and".

3.Inserted by Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 Dated 18th September,2014.

4.Substituted by The Companies (Appointment and qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018

 In rule 9,(A) for the marginal heading:-

Application for Allotment of Director Identification Number

the following marginal heading shall be substituted, namely: -

"Application for allotment of Director Identificataon Number before appointment in an existing company"

5.Substituted by The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018

In rule 9,Sub rule (1):-

Every individual, who is to be appointed as director of a company shall make an application electronically in Form DIR-3, to the Central Government for the allotment of a Director Identification Number (DIN) along with such fees as provided in the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

The following sub rule shall be substituted namely:-

[Every applicant, who intends to be appointed as director of an existing company shall make an application electronically in Form DIR-3, to the central Government for allotment of a Director Identification Number (DIN) along with such fees as provided under the companies (Registration offices and Fees) Rules, 2014. Provided that in case of proposed directors not having approved DIN, the particurars of maximum three directors shall be mentioned in Form No.INC-32 (splCe) and DIN may be allotted to maximum three proposed directors through Form INC-32 (splce)]

6.Inserted by The companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018.

7.Substituted by The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2018

 in sub-rule (3), for clause (b):-

(b) Form DIR-3 shall be signed and submitted electronically by the applicant using his or her own Digital Signature Certificate and shall be verified digitally by -

(i) a chartered accountant in practice or a company secretary in practice or a cost accountant in practice; or

 

(ii) a company secretary in full time employment of the company or by the managing director or director of the company in which the applicant is to be appointed as director.

The following clause shall be substituted namely:-

"(b) Form DIR-3 shall be signed and submitted electronically by the applicant using his or her own Digital signature certificate and shall be verified digitally by a company secretary in full time employment of the company or by the managing director or director or CEO or CFO of the company in which the applicant is intended to be appointed as director in an existing company"