Posted by Himani Bihani
On 18 Apr 2020

DIR – 3 KYC is a mandatory compliance for every director who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN). It must be filled before 30th April every year. A director who is filling this form first time he has to file e-Form DIR – 3 KYC but if he has already filled this form in past and there is no change in any details than he may fill the form DIR – 3 KYC- WEB. In this article, we are going to understand every aspect of the DIR – 3 KYC.

One Time Opportunity to reactivate DIN has been allotted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to all the DIN holders, whose DIN are deactivated due to non Filing of DIR 3 KYC, without payment of Late Fee. The last date to take the benefit of this opportunity is 30th Sept, 2020. To know more opportunities, refer our postCFSS

A director who is a disqualified director but still he has a DIN in active status than he is mandatory to file Form DIR -3 KYC.

Documents required for filling e-Form DIR – 3 KYC:-

  • Permanent Account Number (PAN)
  • Passport
  • Aadhaar card
  • Unique Mobile
  • Unique Email Address
  • Residential address (Electricity bill/Telephone Bill/Aadhar)


Apart from these there are some more documents that are needed at the time of filling this form:-

  • Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) of the director
  • Attestation of the e-Form DIR 3 KYC, from Practicing Professionals such as CA, CS, or Cost Accountants.


Fee applicable for filing your DIR – 3 KYC:-

There is no prescribed fees for filling this form but if this form not filed before due date than such  DIN will be deactivate and there is penalty of Rs. 5,000/- to reactivate such DIN.

Further, if DIN is  “Deactivate” then it shall remain invalid for any compliance purpose.

Step by Step procedure to file DIR – 3 KYC :-

Step – 1:- Download the form from here (e-Form DIR 3 KYC)
Download e-Form from MCA Portal

Step – 2:- Enter DIN > Prefill (All details will be prefilled automatically)

Step – 3:- Enter Permanent Account Number (PAN) > Verify

Step – 4:- Enter all the mandatory fields in the form > Validate OTP             

Step – 5:- Attach the mandatory attachments with the Form

Step – 6:- Signed the form with the help of DSC of Directo

Step – 7:-  Signed the form with the help of DSC of Professional (CA, CS, Cost Accountant)

Step – 8:-  Click on the tab “ Check Form”  and than “Prescrutiny”

Step – 9:- Upload the e-Form at MCA portal

In our previous article we discussed about every aspect of DIR – 3 – KYC – WEB and in this article we discussed about DIR – 3 KYC.

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