DIN holders are required to file DIR-3 KYC form every year: MCA
New Delhi, Apr 15 (KNN) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has issued some clarification with regards to filling of e-form DIR-3 KYC.
In a notification, MCA said “DIN holders are required to file the DIR-3 KYC form every year, so that they are aware of and confirm the data & information as available in the MCA21 system.”
With the objective of making the form more user friendly, the form is presently being modified to enable pre-filling of data & information so that annual filings can be done by DIN holders in a simple and user friendly manner, it added.
The revised form, which will be shortly deployed, can be filed without any fee within a period of 30 days from the date of deployment.
Accordingly, DIN holders who had filed DIR-3 KYC form earlier and complied with the said provisions may kindly await the deployment of the modified form for fulfilling their compliance requirements.
As per rule 12A of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules 2014, “Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31st March of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.
E-Form DIR-3 KYC is an annual form required to be filed by directors for the purpose of updation of information with MCA.