DIN KYC for Foreign Nationals - Documents Required
Directors Identification Number (DIN) is an identification number issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, to Directors of a company or Designated Partners of an LLP.
As required under Rule 12 A of The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31st march of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.
As per this requirement, every person who holds a DIN as on 31st March of a Financial year, has to file the KYC on or before 30th April of that year. So, the DIR-3 KYC Filing has to be done every year by 30th April every year.
Even if the DIN is allotted on 31st March of a Financial year, the KYC on or before 30th April of that year is mandatory.
DIN-KYC Filing is a yearly Compliance Filing by all the DIN holders whether or not the holder is Director of a Company or the status of DIN is disqualified under MCA.
Documents Required for Foreign Nationals and Non-Resident Indians
A. Documents Required
1. Identity Proof Proof: Copy of Passport
2. Proof of Address (Any one): Copy of Driving License / Bank Statement / Telephone Bill / Electricity Bill / Water Bill / Gas Bill
B. Validity / Translation and Attestation of Documents
1. Validity of the Address Proof:
The utility bills like electricity, water, gas, telephone bill, Bank Statement shall be the name of the applicant and should be a recent one not older than 2 months from the date of application.
2. Translation of Documents:
All the documents that are not in English has to be translated to English by an accredited translator.
3. Notarization and Legalization or Apostilisation of Documents:
Copies of Passport and Address Proof with translations, if any, must be Notarized and Apostilled / Consularized by the competent authority of that foreign country.