DIN is a unique Director Identification number allotted by the Central Government to any person intending to be a Director or an existing director of a company.

It is an 8-digit unique identification number that has lifetime validity.

DIN is specified to a person, which means regardless of whether he is a director in at least two organizations; he needs to acquire just one DIN. Also, in case he leaves an organization and joins some other, a similar DIN would work in the other organization too.

Documents to be Attached With the Forms

Director Identification Number before appointment in an existing company:-

  • Pan card.
  • Any types of address proof ( aadhar, driving license, passport etc.
  • A Digital signature certificate of company Director.
  • Passport size photo.
  • Mobile number
  • Email id

The e-form should be digitally signed by the existing director on which company   the appointment will be done.

All form related to the DIN

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Reasons for Surrendering or cancelling the DIN

The central government may cancel the DIN  due to some reasons:-

  • If a duplicate DIN has been issued to the director
  • DIN was obtained by fraudulent means
  • On the death of the concerned person
  • The person has been declared unsound mind by the court
  • The person has been adjudicated as insolvent