It is mandatory to obtain DIN (Director Identification Number) for every director of a company. DIR-3 or SPICe INC-32 can be used for making an application for DIN. The only director with approved DIN Status can act on behalf of a company. You can know the DIN Status through Enquire DIN Status on the MCA Portal.
Steps to Enquire DIN Status on the MCA Portal.
- Go to the MCA Portal
Access the mca.gov.in. Click on MCA Services > DIN Services > Enquire DIN Status
- Enter the DIN of a director
Enter the DIN of a director you wish to enquire and click on Submit.
- DIN Details will be shown
Details such as Director’s name, DIN Status, Date of approval will be shown.
In the case of Deactivated DIN, the reason for deactivation will also be displayed.
You can know the status of your DIN using Enquire DIN Status service of MCA Portal.
You need to file DIR-3 KYC with penalties and once it will be processed by MCA. Your DIN status will be active again.
It means you are also a director of a company who has not filed INC-22A form with MCA. In that case, you can ask the company to file INC-22A with a penalty to become active compliant again.
The user will be shown the details as per PAN database when DIN details are not matching with PAN database, Only those fields which are not matching. You can file DIR-6 and update the Income Tax PAN details to solve the discrepancy.