For the purpose of KYC on ROC -Directors database on ROC, ROC has entered for updated all person holding DIN to complete DIN KYC on or before 15/09/2018,. For close DIN KYC, the Director  will required to complete form file known as DIR 3 for DIR  EKYC , The blog Will update about the  ROC notification on DIN KYC due date extension.

DIR -3 Form required to be update Extended due date Notification

The ROC has issued  direction through the notification that the due date has been extended from 31/08/2018 to 15t/09/2018. The said notification issued by MCA has been mention below:

Government of India 


New Delhi, dated 21st August 2018

G.S.R. …… (E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 396,398,399, 403 and 404 read with sub-sections (1) and (2) of section ‘1-69 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2018.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, in the Annexure, under the head VII, for note below Fee for filing e-form DIR-3 KYC, the following note shall be substituted, namely:-

“for the current financial (2018-2019), no fee shall be chargeable till
the 15th September 2018 and fee of Rs.5000 shall be payable on or after the 16th September 2018”.

[F. No. 01/16/2013 CL-V (Pt-I)]



Main Requirement of E-form DIR-3 KYC

The  main purpose of eform DIR-3 KYC is to collect the latest update about the directors of all companies. The  Documents to be provided while completing eKYC procedures include  address, phone, email, Aadhar, PAN, Passport number,. The Document submitted must be authenticated by completing a OTP verification and by signing with DSC of Director and a practicing

Applicability of DIN

All the directors having a DIN as on 31/03/2018 must file e-form DIR-3 KYC before 15th September of 2018. For all Directors who obtained DIN after 31st March, 2018, DIR eKYC must be filed on upcoming year.

Documents Required For KYC Update

Below mention documents required to file E-form DIR-3 KYC:

  • Personal Mobile Number and E-mail ID of director for OTP Verification
  • Digital Signature Certificate of the director (DSC) that must be registered on MCA Portal
  • PAN Card for identity proof
  • Aadhar Card for address proof
  • Passport (if the person holds a foreign citizenship)
  • Recent passport size photographs

Certified by Certifying Authority

The e-form DIR-3 KYC must be duly certified by the CA, Practicing CS or Practicing CMA.

Penalties on NON filling DIR-3

In case Director hold the DIN has not file DIR-3, the ROC will take action and it will deactivated. If the Director hold the DIN file e-form DIR-3 KYC after 31/08/201, a fee of Rs. 5,000 will be charged.

Filling Time Limit for DIR-3

Directors Hold the Din has been allocated before 31/032018, than e-form DIR-3 KYC required to be filed by 15/09/2018. Originally, the ROC had given the due date of 31/08/2018 which was latterly changed to 15/09/2018.


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