Add Director

Add Director

    About Service
As per section 260 and section 284 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Articles of Association of a company are the source of authority from where the Board of Directors draws the right to add new directors to the Board or remove existing ones. The Articles of Incorporation must provide for the addition of Directors. The person appointed must be eligible as per the relevant clauses in the Articles of Association and must give his consent to be a director in written form which the company must register with itself.
 Timeline: 3-7 Working days
 Package Inclusions
  • Check eligibility of Director
  • Filing for DIN
  • Filing of Form DIR-12
 Documents Required
  • ID Proof and D.O.B Proof of Director
  • Letter Head for Board ResolutionPAN card- New Director
  • ID Proof(Aadhar card/DL/Voter ID)- New Director
  • Permanent address Proof(Bank Passbook-front page/Latest utility bill)- New Director
  • Passport size photograph- New Director
  • DSC- New Director
  • Signed affidavit from the new Director
  • Board Resolution for appointment of new Director
 Process Details
  • Application for DIN through form DIN-1
  • Passing Board Resolution
  • Filing of DIR-12
 Key Advantages
  • The Articles of Association of a company are the source of authority from where the Board of Directors draws the right to add new directors to the Board or remove existing ones. The Articles of Incorporation must provide for the addition of Directors. The person appointed must be eligible as per the relevant clauses in the Articles of Association and must give his consent to be a director in written form which the company must register with itself.The newly-appointed director must apply for a Director Identification Number by filing E-Form DIN-1 with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. A resolution needs to be passed by the board, approving the appointment of a director. Once this is done, we will file Form DIR-12 with the Registrar of Companies.
 FAQs
  1. What are the requirements of becoming a director of a company?
    A Director of a Company must be above the age of 18 and must have a Director Identification Number. The person can be an Indian National or a Foreign National.
  2. What is the procedure for adding a director?
    New Director can be added to the Board of Director by passing an ordinary resolution in an Annual General Meeting or an Extraordinary General Meeting. Ordinary resolutions can be passed by a simple majority.
  3. What is the minimum number of Directors required for a company?
    A Private Limited Company must have a minimum of two Directors at all times. A Limited Company must have a minimum of three Directors at all times.
  4. Who can be eligible to become a director?
    Any person who is at least 18 years old and posses Director Identification Number (DIN) can become a director. Foreign nationals can also be directors of an Indian Company.
  5. What are the documents required for obtaining DIN?
    A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), Signed Affidavit from the proposed Director and information about the identity and address of the Director is required.

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