Form DIR-2 : Consent to act as Director of Company

Every individual who wishes to become a director needs to provide a declaration for Appointment and Qualification in form DIR-2. Form DIR-2 is the consent to act as a director of the proposed company. It contains details of DIN/ PAN, Name, Address, Contact Details, Occupation Details of each director of a company. It is a mandatory attachment while filing SPICe INC-32 on MCA Portal.

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Form DIR-2 – Director Consent : Information required

The following information of the director is reported in Form DIR-2:

  • DIN / PAN of the director,
  • Full Name,
  • Father’s Name,
  • Address,
  • Email,
  • Mobile Number,
  • Nationality,
  • No. of companies in which the director is involved,
  • Particulars of Membership in case of professionals.

Who needs to attach DIR-2?

All the proposed companies should attach Form DIR-2 while filing SPICe INC-32 on MCA Portal. Individuals who wish to act as a director of the proposed company needs to provide DIR-2.

Only Directors of the proposed company needs to provide DIR-2. First Subscibers need not provide DIR-2
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Only Directors of the proposed company needs to provide DIR-2. First Subscibers need not provide DIR-2

Notarized and Apostilled DIR-2 is only required in case of NRI Director.

Form DIR-2 – Director Consent

When to attach Form DIR-2?

DIR-2 needs to be filed as an attachment to SPICe INC-32. Hence it needs to be signed by the director before the filing of SPICe INC-32.

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Steps to Attach DIR-2

Since this is an attachment of SPICe INC-32. You first need to gather Declaration from all the Directors of the company. Create a single PDF file of the same. And follow the below steps.

  1. Open SPICe Form INC-32

    Open the SPICe Form INC-32 – form for incorporation of company

  2. Navigate to Attachments

    Go to Attachments, click on Attach against Declaration by first subscriber(s) and director(s)

Make sure to optimize the size of the PDF file. Since there is a limitation of 6MB for each form uploaded on MCA Portal
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Make sure to optimize the size of the PDF file. Since there is a limitation of 6MB for each form uploaded on MCA Portal

FAQs

Are the documents required to be Notarised and Apostilled for the incorporation of a company in case of an overseas Subscriber and Director?

The documents has to notarize before the Notary of such country and the certificate of the Notary shall be authenticated by a Diplomatic or Consular Officer empowered in this behalf under Section 3 of the Diplomatic and Consular Officers Act, 1948. attested by Public Notary and authenticated by the Indian Embassy in the country of residence.

Is it mandatory to appoint a Resident Director in a Company?

Yes, there is a mandatory requirement to appoint at least One Resident Director in a Company. Section 149(3) of the Companies Act. 2013 states that every company should have at least one director who has stayed in India for a total period of not less than 182 days in the Financial Year.

2 thoughts on “Form DIR-2 : Consent to act as Director of Company

  1. Hi, I am incorporating a company for my client and all three subscribers will be the directors. Is it necessary to fill and submit DIR-2 along with spice+ form

    • Hi Avinash,

      SPICe+ form is an integrated Web form introduced for the incorporation under the initiative of ease of doing business. One still needs to attach DIR-2 for all the subscribers who wish to act as a director as well. Hope this helps.

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