DIR-3 an application in e-form mandated by the MCA to be filed by any person who wants to apply for DIN( Director Identification Number). On the successful filing of the application, a DIN number is allotted which is a unique number and will be quoted in filing returns by that director. DIN is mandatory to become a director in a company.
As per new rules, a director who does not have a DIN at the time of Company Incorporation does not need to file a separate application in Form DIR-3 but can directly apply for DIN using SPICe.
A person will have to make an application in eForm DIR-3 if he/she wants to become a director in an existing company. The person has to follow the following procedure:
Supporting Documents for DIR-3
Proof of identity (scan copy)
Proof of residence as per the guidelines(scan copy)
Physical documents do not require to submit to the DIN cell.
The applicant must sign the Form DIR-3. The same document should verify digitally by a CS(Company Secretary) in full-time employment of the private limited company or by the MD (Managing Director) or Director or CEO or CFO of the existing company in which the applicant intends to appoint as a director.