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FAQs on DIR-3 KYC, 2020

Who is required to file DIR-3 KYC?

Every Director who has been allotted DIN on or before the end of the financial year, and whose DIN status is ‘Approved’, would be mandatorily required to file form DIR-3 KYC before 30th September of the immediately next financial year.

After expiry of the respective due dates, system will mark all non-compliant DINs against which DIR-3 KYC form has not been filed as ‘Deactivated due to non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’.


Do we need to file DIR-3 KYC every year?

Yes, every person who hold a DIN on 31st March, require to file DIR-3 KYC before 30th September.


What is due date for DIR-3 KYC 2020?

Yes, every person who hold a DIN on 31st March, 2020 are require to file DIR-3 KYC before 30th September, 2020.


Can we File DIR-3 KYC for DIN deactivated due to non-filing of DIR-3 KYC without paying 5000 fee?

Yes, In CFSS-2020 (Companies fresh start scheme, 2020) you can submit your DIR-3 KYC without paying fee of rs 5000.


Who can file DIR-3 KYC?

Any DIN holder who is filing his KYC details for the first time with MCA, must file all KYC details only through eForm DIR-3 KYC. There is no option for such a person to access the web-service for his KYC.

Further, any DIN holder who wants to update any information of his KYC details must update the same through filing of eForm DIR-3 KYC only. Please note that no update in details can be made by accessing the web-service for DIR-3 KYC.


Who can file DIR-3 KYC through web service?

Any DIN holder who has already submitted eForm DIR-3 KYC in any of the previous financial years and who does not require update in any of his KYC details as submitted, may perform his annual KYC by accessing DIR-3 KYC web service. No fee is payable up to the due date of each financial year. After the due date, a fee of Rs.5000 shall be payable.


What is due date to file DIR-3 KYC?

every individual who is allotted DIN as on 31st March of a financial year must submit his KYC on or before 30th September of the immediately next financial year.

If the DIN holder does not file his annual KYC within the due date of each financial year, such DIN shall be marked as ‘Deactivated due to non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’ and shall remain in such Deactivated status until KYC is done with a fee of Rs.5000.


Which details required to file in DIR-3 KYC?

Name (as per PAN database), Father’s Name (as per PAN database), “Date of Birth (DoB)” (as per PAN database), PAN Number (mandatory for citizens of India), Personal Mobile number, and Personal Email Address and Permanent/ Present address.

Further, Aadhaar is mandatory, if it is assigned. If not, then Voter ID or Passport or Driving License shall be attached. Accordingly, copy of any one of the above selected information is to be attached.


Is it mandatory to enter a unique mobile number and email ID in form DIR-3 KYC?

Yes. It is mandatory to enter your personal mobile number and personal email ID in the form DIR-3 KYC and the same has to be verified by an OTP process. Further, the mobile number and email ID must be unique such that it is not already linked with some other person in the DIN holders’ database.


Who are the signatories in DIR-3 KYC form?

The DIN holder and a professional (CA/CS/CMA) certifying the form are the two signatories in form DIR-3 KYC. Please note that in case of Citizens of India, the PAN mentioned in the DSC is verified with the PAN mentioned in the form. In case of foreign nationals, the name in the DSC affixed should match with the name entered in the form. DSCs affixed on the form should be duly registered on the MCA portal.


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.


My DIN status is ‘Deactivated’. Can I file form DIR-3 KYC?

Form DIR-3 KYC can be filed for status ‘Deactivated due to non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’ on payment of fee as above.


Whether details entered in the form DIR-3 KYC will update DIN Holders’ database?

Yes. All information as entered in the form DIR-3 KYC shall be updated in the DIN holders’ database.


Whether multiple filing of form DIR-3 KYC is allowed?

System will not allow multiple filing of form DIR-3 KYC for an applicant. In case KYC is already filed for a DIN, and such DIN is entered again, system throws an error that the form is already filed.


Whether non-resident directors can provide Indian mobile numbers?

In case the DIN holder is a resident of India, the address must be an address in India and mobile number must be an Indian mobile number. In case DIN holder is non-resident, foreign address and foreign number shall only be allowed.


Whether my DIN which was ‘Deactivated due to non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’ would be ‘Reactivated’ automatically?

No. Every DIN holder whose DIN has been ‘Deactivated due to Non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’ has to necessarily file eform DIR-3 KYC or perform KYC through web-service first along with applicable fee. Once the form (DIR-3 KYC) is filed, it is approved on STP basis. On approval, the system will automatically ‘reactivate’ the DIN. Non-compliant DIN’s status would remain ‘Deactivated due to Non-filing of DIR-3 KYC’.

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