valid as on 26/11/2020

11.1.12-Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules,2014

12. Intimation of changes in particulars specified in DIN application. –

(1)Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number under these rules shall, in the event of any change in his particulars as stated in  intimate such change(s) to the Central Government within a period of thirty days of such change(s) in  in the following manner, namely;-

(i)the applicant shall download Form DIR-6 from the portal and fill in the relevant changes, 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;

(ii)the form shall be digitally signed by a chartered accountant in practice or a company secretary in practice or a cost accountant in practice;

(iii)the applicant shall submit the

(2) The Central Government, upon being satisfied, 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 in the electronic database maintained by the Ministry.

(3)The DIN cell of the Ministry shall also intimate the change(s) in the particulars of the director submitted to it in  to the concerned Registrar(s) under whose jurisdiction the registered office of the company(s) in which such individual is a director is situated.

(4)The concerned individual shall also intimate the change(s) in his particulars to the company or companies in which he is a director within fifteen days of such change.

Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31 st March of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form to the Central Government   on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.

Provided that every individual who has already been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as at 31st March, 2018, DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August, 2018.

further that where an individual who has already submitted e-form DIR-3 KYC in relation to any previous financial year, submits web-form DIR-3 KYC-WEB through the web service in relation to any subsequent financial year it shall be deemed to be compliance of the provisions of this rule for the said financial year:
also that in case an individual desires to update his personal mobile number or the e-mail address, as the case may be, he shall update the same by submitting e-form DIR 3 KYC only :

 also that fee for filing e-form DIR-3 KYC or web-form DIR-3 KYC-WEB through the web service, as the case may be, shall be payable as provided in Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

(1) Where a company governed by Rule 25A of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014, fails to file the e-form ACTIVE within the period specified therein, the Director Identification Number (DIN) allotted to its existing directors, shall be marked as “Director of ACTIVE non-compliant company”.

(2) Where the DIN of a director has been marked as “Director of ACTIVE non-compliant company”, such director shall take all necessary steps to ensure that all companies governed by rule 25A of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014, where such director has been so appointed, file e-form ACTIVE.

(3) After all the companies referred to in sub-rule (2) file the e-form ACTIVE, the DIN of such director shall be marked as “Director of ACTIVE compliant company”.

Form DIR-3 substituted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 12.06.2018. To view the notification,Click Here. To view the return,Click Here
Form DIR-6 substituted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 12.06.2018. To view the notification,Click Here. To view the return,Click Here
 Substituted vide Notification No. G. S. R. 671 (E) dated 18 September 2014. To view the notification,Click Here
Form DIR-6 substituted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 12.06.2018. To view the notification,Click Here. To view the return,Click Here
To view the return,Click Here
Inserted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) fourth Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 05.07.2018 w.e.f., 10.07.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here
Substituted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25th July,2019. To view the notification Click Here
The Form is substituted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 21.08.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here. To view the Form, Click Here
Inserted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25th July,2019. To view the notification Click Here
Substituted vide the Companies  (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 30.04.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
MCA has clarified that DIR-3 KYC form will be filed only by those Directors who are doing their KYC filing for the first time and others directors are only required to update their KYC details through web-based verification service vide its Circular dated 27.06.2019. To view the Circular, Click Here.
During the financial year (2018-2019), fee of rupees five hundred shall be payable from 21.09.2018 to 05.10.2018 and fee of rupees five thousand shall be payable on or after 06.10.2018. To view the notification,Click Here
Substituted vide the Companies (Appointment andQualification of Directors) Sixth Amendment Rules, 2018 . To view the Notification, Click Here
Inserted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25th July,2019. To view the Notification Click Here
Inserted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25th July,2019. To view the Notification Click Here
Inserted vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 25th July,2019. To view the Notification Click Here
Inserted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 30.09.2019. To view the Notification. Click Here.
Inserted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Second Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 16.05.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here

Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2014 [GSR 671 (E)] dated 18/09/2014


Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2019


The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 30.04.2019


The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 21.08.2018


The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 30.09.2019


The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Second Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 16.05.2019


The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 12.06.2018


Circular on filing DIR-3 KYC under the Companies Act, 2013 dated 27.06.2019


Form DIR 3 (Substituted vide notification dated 12.06.2018)


Form DIR 6 (Substituted vide notification dated 12.06.2018)


Form DIR-3 KYC w.e.f., 21.08.2018


Form No. DIR3 – KYC w.e.f 10.07.2018 [Substituted vide Notification dated 21.08.2018]


FORM NO.DIR-3 Application for allotment of Director Identification Number


FORM NO.DIR-6 Intimation of charge in particulars of Director to be given to the Central Government


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