Registration for DIN

CA Vivek Jain (SERVICE) (1550 Points)

18 June 2008  
Director Identification Number

The concept of a Director Identification Number (DIN) has been introduced for the first time with the insertion of Sections 266A to 266G of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2006. As such, all the existing and intending Directors have to obtain DIN within the prescribed time-frame as notified.

Step by step Process

Step by step process to be followed by the applicant is as under:

Step I. Obtain provisional DIN

The applicant is required to fill-up and submit form DIN-1 online for obtaining provisional DIN. Form DIN-1 is available under 'Apply for DIN' tab on the left hand side panel under DIN' link on the homepage of MCA portal.

Step II. Pay Din application fee

The applicant is required to login to the MCA portal and click on 'Pay Miscellaneous fee' link available under the 'Services' tab. Select 'DIN application fee' option and enter the provisional DIN. Applicant can make the payment of fee by using any of three modes of payment available on MCA portal. Form DIN-1 will be processed only after the DIN application fee is paid.

Step III. Dispatch DIN application to MCA DIN Cell

The applicant is required to take