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Director Identification Number (DIN) : 
The Ministry of Company Affairs (MCA) has launched a major e-Governance initiative �MCA 21�. It envisages e-filing of all documents related to company matters on the MCA portal. Director Identification Number (DIN) is a unique identification number for an existing director or a person intending to become the director of a company. In the scenario of e-filing, DIN will be a pre-requisite for filing of certain company related documents.

Who should apply for DIN?
Any person who is a director of a company or any who one intends/proposed to be a director of company in future needs to apply for DIN
- As per the recent amendment in the Companies Act ,1956 ,DIN has become mandatory for all the directors
- DIN is individual specific and not company specific, so only one DIN is required per director/person

Fees for applying DIN :
There is no fees for the purpose of applying DIN.

Documents required for applying DIN:
1. Identity Proof (Any one of the following)
PAN Card / Driving License / Passport / Voter Id Card

2. Residence Proof (Any one of the following)
Driving License /  Passport / Voter Id Card / Telephone Bill  / Ration Card / Electricity Bill / Bank Statement /

3. Colored Photo Graph

Following persons can attest the annexure required with the DIN application:
a) Gazzetted officer
b) Notary
c) Practicing CS/CS/ICWA
d) Company Secretary in employment



1. Log on to
2. Click on the �Obtain Director Identification� Link as encircled below.
3. After you click, a new page will open having the DIN application form, fill the details in the form.
4. After you filled the application form, click the "submit" button.
5. The DIN application with the provisional DIN number will come as a result.  
6. Now, you have to take a print of the final form. It is recommended that you also save a copy of the form by clicking the circle shown in above picture.  

7. You need to affix your photograph on the space provided on the form. And attach a proof of identity and a proof of residence with the form. Please note that the photo affixed on the form and the proofs attached must be certified by a Public Notary or Gazetted Officer or any certified professionals (viz. Company Secretary/ Chartered Accountant/ Cost and Works Accountant). In case of certified professional, they have to affix their stamp and registration number along with signature.


8. The form along with the above documents has to be sent to following address by ordinary post:


Post Box No. 03
NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh � 201 301, India


The above form can also be sent by courier or registered post to the following address
PDIL bhawan
A-14, sector-1 Noida
Uttar Pradesh

After verification by MCA authorities your DIN will be confirmed.





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