How can I make an application for allotment of DIN/DPIN?

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By Sakshi Shah on February 18, 2019

Earlier, there was Form DIR-3 to make application for allotment of DIN (Director Identification Number) or DPIN (Designated Partner Identification Number). However, MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) revised the rules for DIN / DPIN allotment and incorporation of a company or LLP.

As per the revised rules, here is a brief summary for allotment of DIN or DPIN:

ParticularsForm NameForm Description
New CompanySPICeForm for Incorporation of Company. [Read More: What is SPICe Form?]
New LLPForm FiLLiPForm for Incorporation of Limited Liability Partnership. [Read More: What is Form FiLLiP?]
Existing CompanyForm DIR-3Application for allotment of DIN i.e. Director Identification Number before appointment in an existing company or LLP.
Existing LLPForm DIR-3Application for allotment of DIN i.e. Director Identification Number before appointment in an existing company or LLP.

Notes:

  1. DPIN / DIN / DSC is not required to file an application for reservation of name under the RUN service or RUN-LLP service on MCA.
    [Read More: How can I apply for reservation of name through RUN-LLP service of MCA?]
    [Read More: How to apply for name reservation through RUN Form of MCA?]
  2. A maximum of two designated partners can apply for application for DPIN allotment under Form FiLLiP. However, there is no restriction on the number of individual partners or body corporate partners.
  3. A maximum of seven subscribers can apply for application for DIN allotment under Form SPICe.
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