Process involved in DIN Data Change / Updation
Form DIR –6
Form DIR – 6 is filled with the relevant changes, and attach copy of the proof of the changed particulars and verification in the Form DIR – 7 all of which shall be scanned and submitted electronically
the form shall be digitally signed by a chartered accountant in practice or a company secretary in practice or a cost accountant in practice; and Form DIR – 6 is submitted
The Central Government, after verification of such changed particulars from the enclosed proofs, shall incorporate the said changes and inform the applicant by way of a letter by post or electronically or in any other mode confirming the effect of such change.
New DIN is issued within 2-3 working days to the assesee
Change in Director Identification Number (DIN)
Any person intending to Change DIN data shall have to make an application in e Form DIR-6
PROCESS FOR CHANGING DIN
1.File eForm DIR – 6.
2. Supporting Documents.
Attach the photograph and sccaned copy of supporting documents. i.e. proof of identity, and proof of residence as per the guidelines and apply Digital Signature.
3. The eForm shall have to be digitally signed and shall be uploaded on MCA21 portal.
If there is any change in the particulars submitted in form DIR-3 , applicant can submit e-form DIR-6 online. For instance in the event of change of address of a director, he/she is required to intimate this change by submitting eform DIR-6 along with the required attested document.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR DIN
1. PAN Card.
2. Driving License / Passport / Voter Id Card / Telephone Bill / Ration Card / Electricity Bill / Bank .
3. Colored Photo Graph.
4. Digital Signatures of Director.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
To Whom Should I apply for DIN?
DIN is allotted by ministery of corporate affairs of India.you have to apply in your respective state office.
What are the documents required to be filed for allotment of DIN?
DIN Form-I (with provisional DIN generated) along with a high resolution photograph of the applicant and his signatures appended at the appropriate place Proof of Identity, Proof of Residence, Certification of the photograph and the photocopies of proofs by an approved authority The particulars of the certifying authority along with his seal must be clearly indicated
What things should be taken care of while filling form DIN-1?
No prefixes like Mr. / Ms. / Kumari / Shri etc should be used in filling the applicant’s name. Enter the applicant’s name and father’s name in full and do not use abbreviations, even if the ID proof contains the name in abbreviated form. The particulars filled in form DIN-1 should match with the details given in the supporting documents to be submitted along with DIN application.
What type of information should an ID proof contain?
ID proof must be currently valid and issued by the prescribed authorities. It should necessarily contain following information: Applicant’s name with photograph, Father’s Name, Date of Birth
What is the validity of regular DIN?
A regular DIN allotted to a person is valid for the lifetime of the individual and shall not be allotted to any other person during his lifetime.
What is the validity period of provisional DIN generated on line by the applicant?
Sixty days from the date of generation of provisional DIN online
What is Director’s Identification Number?
DIN stands for Director’s Identification Number which is allotted to an individual who is an existing director of a company or intends to be appointed as director of a company pursuant to section 266A & 266B of the Companies Act, 1956.
Is the provisional DIN retained on approval?
Yes, the provisional DIN generated online is validated as a regular DIN after the process of scrutiny and approval.
Feature’s of DIN Data Change / Updation
To create a reliable database of and for all Directors
To authenticate the existence of Directors in the companies and held them legally responsible.
To avoid financial scams, such as in the cases where fake companies are formed to raise public capital, and later, Directors run away with the money