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Director is a person who manages the daily operations and businesses of the company. Every OPC must have at least 1 director; Private Limited Company at least 2 directors and Public Limited Company have at least 3 directors. However, a company can have a maximum of 15 directors. Special resolution is required for appointment of more than 15 directors.

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Director is a person who manages the daily operations and businesses of the company. Every OPC must have at least 1 director; Private Limited Company at least 2 directors and Public Limited Company have at least 3 directors. However, a company can have a maximum of 15 directors. Special resolution is required for appointment of more than 15 directors. Any person can hold directorship in a maximum 20 companies, whether it is Public Limited or Private Limited Company. As per current company laws, it is allowed to add or remove directors at any point of time, provided the number of directors allowed in a company is maintained. Appointment of a new director is done by the existing board of directors, and the same is to be intimated to the Registrar of companies (RoC), Ministry of Corporate Affairs within a given time frame.

Cost of Digital Signature, Government Fees and Stamp Duty, if any, is payable by the client in addition to the Professional Fee being charged by indian MSME Helpline.

Our Package includes the followings:
  • Inability of existing director
  • To comply with statutory requirements
  • To hire new talent

Brief Process

            Process of Appointment/ Addition of Director

  • Step 1: Check for clause related to appointment of director in AoA of company before initiating the process.
  • Step 2: Upon confirmation of clause, the consent letter in Form DIR-2 is taken from proposed director.
  • Step 3: Next, the company needs to pass a board resolution for appointing a particular person as a director of the company.
  • Step 4: The same resolution is to be passed before members in General Meeting.
  • Step 5: Apply for DSC (Digital Signature Certificate).
  • Step 6: Apply for DIN (Director Identification Number) for proposed director, if not already available through Form DIR-3.
  • Step 7: Upon receipt of DIN and collection of relevant documents and required information, the following forms need to be submitted to Registrar of Companies (RoC), MCA: Form DIR-12, Form DIR-8, Form MGT-14 and Form MBP-1.

FAQ

Director is a person who manages the daily operations and businesses of the company.

Any person can hold directorship in maximum 20 companies, whether it is Public Limited or Private Limited Company

No, no such requirement has been mentioned under any law to act as director or shareholder of the company. Any person being individual with sound mind, can start the company.

 As per Current laws, any person who is 

  • Of sound mind

  • Major in age

  • Citizen or resident in India

  • Qualifies under the provisions of the Companies Act,2013
  • And, the members of the board should agree to the appointment of the new director

DINis the Director's Identification Number, issued by the Registrar of Companies (RoC). This is a unique number being assigned to any person who is a director in a company or was a director in previous years. It usually takes 3-4 days to get DIN. Once DIN is allotted, it can be used for the lifetime of the director.

Every OPC must have at least 1 director; Private Limited Company at least 2 directors and Public Limited Company have at least 3 directors.


A company can have a maximum of 15 directors. Special resolution is required for appointment of more than 15 directors.

In the event of a fall in the number of directors below the specified statutory limit, it is mandatory to appoint a new director, to comply with the law.

No, once DIN is allotted, it can be used for the lifetime of the director.

No, as per Company Laws, only an individual can be appointed as director of the company.

DINis the Director's Identification Number, issued by the Registrar of Companies (RoC). Application is submitted in Form DIR-3 along with some documents of the proposed director. It usually takes 3-4 days to get DIN.

Forms to be submitted to Registrar of Companies (RoC), MCA are as under:

  Form DIR-2, Form DIR-12, Form DIR-8, Form MGT-14 and Form MBP-1.


To comply with statutory requirements

To comply with statutory requirements

In event of fall in number of directors, new directors are appointed to fulfill the requirement of no of minimum directors as mentioned in law

Requirement of Expert knowledge

Requirement of Expert knowledge

It helps shareholders (members), in assigning more and ever increasing operational responsibilities without losing control on stake.

Inability of existing director

Inability of existing director

With advancement of technology and limited knowledge of existing directors, it is recommended to hire new directors.

To hire new talent

To hire new talent

Considering the growth aspects of the company, it sometimes becomes necessary to appoint new talents from market.

Documents Required

  • Consent to act as director in “Form DIR-2”
  • DIN (if already allotted)
  • Notice for shareholders meeting
  • Self attested copy of Proof of Identity of proposed director
  • Digital Signatures
  • Passport size photo of director
  • Copy of resolution passed by the shareholders
  • Self attested copy of Passport of proposed director (if foreign applicant)
  • Self attested copy of PAN of proposed director ,Self attested copy of Proof of Identity of proposed director
  • Obtain Form MBP-1; regarding his interest in other entities; from the Appointed Director
Add a director
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