Obtaining Director Identification Number

It is important to note that every person who is to be appointed as a director must have “Director’s Identification Number (DIN)” [Section 152(3)]. If the proposed director does not already have a DIN, he/she must obtain the same before incorporation of the company. This can be obtained by making an application on the MCA portal in Form DIR - 3.

Estimated Time


Price Range

INR 1,800-3,000

Scope of Work

1. Filling up of the application form for DIN. 2. Attestation of the Supporting documents and Certification of the Form DIN 3. 3. Filing of Form DIN 3 with the MCA for getting the DIN approved.

Documents Required

1. Passport size photograph. 2. Attested copy of PAN -Mandatory. 3. Attested copy of an Address proof (not older than 2 months). (Attestation must be done by a Chartered Accountant or Company Secretary or Cost Accountant, in whole-time practice). 4. DIR 4 - Verification affidavit Foreign Nationals: All supporting documents including photograph should be certified by the Indian Embassy or a notary in the home country of the applicant or by the practicing chartered accountant or company secretary or cost accountant. If a foreign director has a valid multiple-entry Indian visa or Person of Indian Origin card or Overseas Citizen of India card, then the attestation could also be done by Public Notary / Gazette Officer in India or practising CA / CS / CWA.