|As part of updating its registry, MCA would be conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through the new eform viz. 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. While filing the form, the Unique Personal Mobile Number and Personal Email ID would have to be mandatorily indicated and would be duly verified by One Time Password (OTP). The form should be filed by every Director using his own DSC(Class 2) and should be duly certified by a practicing professional (CA/CS/CMA). Filing of DIR-3 KYC would be mandatory for disqualified Directors also.
|After expiry of the due date by which the KYC form is to be filed, the MCA21 system will mark all approved DINs (allotted on or before 31st March 2018) against which DIR-3 KYC form has not been filed as ‘Deactivated’ with reason as ‘Non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’. After the due date filing of DIR-3 KYC in respect of such deactivated DINs shall be allowed upon payment of a specified fee only, without prejudice to any other action that may be taken.
Above mail is received by all directors, active as well directors in default)
Frequently Asked Questions regarding DIR KYC
Is Aadhaar Number mandatory to file DIR-3 KYC?
If the director is a citizen of India, then he should mandatorily enter his Aadhaar number in the form. Suitable message urging the stakeholders to obtain Aadhaar as early as possible for integrating their details with MCA21 was already posted on the MCA21 portal.
How does the OTP functionality in DIR-3 KYC work?
Send OTP button will be enabled only after successful Pre-scrutiny of the form. After successful Pre-scrutiny, user has to click on ‘Send OTP’ button.
I am a disqualified director, am I required to file form DIR-3 KYC?
Yes. Any person who has been allotted DIN and where the status of such DIN is ‘Approved’, is required to file form DIR-3 KYC. Hence, disqualified directors are also required to file form DIR-3 KYC.
Q: Who requires DIR KYC?
A: All Directors who are allotted DIN require to file DIR KYC except those who got DIN on or after 1st April 2018.
Ø Active Director in any company
Ø Director in Default in any company
Ø Have DIN but not director in any company
Ø Allotted DIN on or before 31st Match 2018
Q:What is due date to file DIR KYC
A: As part of updating its registry, MCA would be conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through the new eform viz. 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.