How to surrender director identification number?
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It is critical for holders of Director Identification Numbers who have never been a Director in any Company or Designated Partner in any LLP and have no plans to do so in the future to surrender their DIN. To surrender their DIN, the holder must fill out Form DIR-5, along with a declaration that they have never been appointed as a director in any company and the said DIN has never been used to file any documents with any authority. The government will verify the e-records before deactivating any DIN in such a case. Therefore, it can be deduced that if a person held a directorship in any company during their life using that DIN, it cannot be surrendered by filing an E-form DIR-5.
Purpose for Surrender of DIN:
An E-form DIR-5 can be filed for the purpose of surrendering a DIN, for any reason.
- Having multiple Digital Identification Numbers (DIN)
- The DIN was acquired in an illegal or deceitful manner.
- Death of the concerned individual
- A competent court has declared the concerned individual to be of unsound mind.
- Concerned individual has been adjudicated as insolvent
- Concerned individual is/was not associated with any company/LLP
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Documents Required for DIN surrender
- Applicant must provide proof of identity, such as a Voters Identity Card, Passport, Driving License, or PAN Card.
- Documentation to verify the residency of the applicant (an electricity bill or telephone bill) must be included and must be in the name of the applicant.
- For Indian applicants, all documents must be no more than two months old from the time the eForm is submitted.
- For international applicants, the address proof should not be more than one year old from the time the eForm is submitted.
- An affidavit must be included, declaring that if the user wishes to keep any DIN, it will be updated with the associated CIN/LLPIN.
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FAQS on DIN Surrender Services
- Surrender of DIN: A DIN is connected to the PAN or Passport number of the person requesting it and, according to the laws, each individual is allowed to have one DIN.
- How to File Form DIR-5: Anyone who wishes to surrender in their DIN has to submit Form DIR-5 to the MCA.
- Documents Required for Surrendering a DIN
If the DIN holder meets the conditions needed to willingly surrender the DIN but fails to do so and does not submit the DIR-3 KYC form by the due date, the MCA is legally obligated to deactivate the DIN, and a deactivated DIN cannot be filed for.
If a DIN is surrendered due to a person being declared insolvent or mentally unstable, then the court order must be attached. If the DIN is surrendered because of the person’s death, then a copy of the death certificate must be included.
Only one DIN can be approved on a PAN. However, obtaining and approval of multiple DINs can only be done by malicious means such as holding multiple PANs under the same name. If an individual is found to be using more than one DIN, it can be deemed as a violation of the law.
The Regional Director can choose to revoke a DIN based on the circumstances listed in Rule 11, such as mental incapacity, death, or insolvency, and if the DIN has not been used to file any documents with a government agency.
A director can terminate their position with a company by submitting a written notice of resignation to the company’s registered office. A proprietary company may choose to remove the director from their post, and can also appoint a replacement director by way of a resolution.