Addition of Director



Addition of Director

To appoint a director, the person proposing to become a Director must obtain a digital signature certificate (DSC) and director identification number (DIN). DIN can be obtained for any person who is above the age of 18.

F.A.Q

A person who is of age of 18 years and above and possesses a Director Identification Number (DIN) can become a director of the Company. Provided he should be of sound mind, solvent and not convicted by the Court. If person is to be appointed as a Managing Director, Whole-time Director or Manager the same is 21 years.
There is no maximum age limit. However, for Managing Director, Whole-time Director or Manager the same is 70 years. However, if the age crosses 70 years the appointment may be made by passing a Special Resolution.
Minimum is 2 directors in case of Private Limited Company and 3 directors in case of Public Limited Company.
Maximum no is 15 in case of Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company and OPC. However, a company may appoint more than 15 directors by passing a special resolution.
For new company incorporation, DIN can be obtained simultaneously while Company Incorporation only. However, if not in the case of Company Incorporation an existing company shall pass a resolution for allotment of DIN.
The following documents and details are required for obtaining DIN:
     1. Self-attested Aadhaar Card
     2. Self-attested PAN Card
     3. Photograph
     4. DSC
     5. Email-Id
     6. Mobile Number
     7. Occupation type
     8. Area of Occupation
     9. Educational Qualification
The following documents are required for appointment of Director:
     1. Board Resolution
     2. Consent of Director
     3. Appointment Letter
Additional Director: Any director appointed between 2 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company. His/her appointment needs to be regularised in the forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Executive Director: Who devotes his/her whole time and attention to the business or working of the Company.

Non-Executive Director: Who does not devote his/her whole time and attention to the business or working of the Company.

Nominee Director: Appointed by certain shareholders, lending banks or financial institutions.

Women Director: Needs to be appointed by the following companies:
     a. Paid-up capital of Rs. 100 Crores or more; or
     b. Turnover of Rs. 300 Crores or more

Alternate Director: Appointed in place of some other director and vacates the office when the original director comes back.