This is a quick update to let you know that the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) has extended the last date for filing form DIR-3 KYC for the financial year 2018-19 from 30th September 2019 to 14th October 2019.
The MCA has issued the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 where a note has been inserted as follows:
“For the financial year ending on 31st March,2019, the individual shall submit e-form DIR-3 KYC or web form DIR-3 KYC-WEB, as the case may be, on or before the 14th October, 2019.”
Similarly, by way of Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2019, the MCA has specified that for the financial year ended on 31st March, 2019, no fee will be payable in respect of e-form DIR-3 KYC or DIR-3 KYC-WEB through web service till 14th October, 2019.
Both amendments have been issued under notifications dated September 30, 2019. While, the Official Gazette versions of the same are yet to be made available, a notice on the extended date for filing DIR-3 KYC has been provided by the MCA on its “News & Important Updates” section.
Source: Ministry of Corporate Affairs