APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR

To appoint a director, the person proposing to become a Director must obtain a digital signature certificate (DSC) and director identification number (DIN). DIN can be obtained for any person who is above the age of 18. The nationality or residency status of the DIN applicant does not matters. Hence, Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians and Foreign Nationals can obtain DIN and be appointed as Director of a company in India.

To appoint a director, the person proposing to become a Director must obtain a digital signature certificate (DSC) and director identification number (DIN). DIN can be obtained for any person who is above the age of 18. The nationality or residency status of the DIN applicant does not matters. Hence, Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians and Foreign Nationals can obtain DIN and be appointed as Director of a company in India.

Document Required

Copy of ID and Address Proof of person


Board Resolution for appointment of Director


Director Appointment Letter


Process Involved

1

Documents


2

Receipt of the required documents


3

Obtaining DIN


4

Obtain DIN for new director


5

Drafting of Documents


6

Drafting of director appointment letter , Disclosure of interest, Board Resolution


7

Preparation and Fiiling of Form


8

Forms will be filed with MCA portal along with necessary attachments


Package Includes

Drafting of Documents


Filling of DIR 12 Form


Frequently Asked Questions

There are different types of directors which are prescribed under the Companies Act. Depending upon the situation Managing Director, Executive Director, Alternate Director, Additional Director, Independent Director or Additional Director will be appointed.
Director Identification Number (DIN) is an 8-digit Unique Identification Number allotted to all existing and new directors. It is a mandatory requirement and without DIN no person can become a director.
Obtaining DIN has been made mandatory as earlier people would incorporate companies such as chit fund and raise money from people and cheat people. Now Ministry keeps DIN database to map all the people who hold director position in any company.
The DIN directory contains all information regarding the directors, such as their name, PAN number and also their present address. Any change in the address or other information needs to be updated immediately.