Form DIR 2 – Consent by a person to act as Director of a company
Form DIR – 2 is prescribed under the Companies’ Act, 2013 and is required to be obtained by the company where it is going to appoint any person as director. The Form DIR 2 acts as consent of the person that he/she is ready to act as the Director of a company.
The form DIR 2 asks a person to give following declarations and particulars:
- that the person is not disqualified to become a director under the Companies Act, 2013.
- A person has to declare the following:
“I declare that I have not been convicted of any offence in connection with the promotion, formation or management of any company or LLP and have not been found guilty of any fraud or misfeasance or of any breach of duty to any company under this Act or any previous company law in the last five years. I further declare that if appointed my total Directorship in all the companies shall not exceed the prescribed number of companies in which a person can be appointed as a Director.”
Particulars as required by Form DIR 2
|S. No.||Particulars||Details||Remarks for Understanding|
|1.||Director Identification Number (DIN):||In this the person who is going to be appointed should mention his/her DIN|
|2.||Name (in full):||Full Name of the person as mentioned in PAN Card|
|3.||Father’s Name (in full):||Father’s Name as mentioned in PAN Card|
|4.||Address:||Address of the person where he/ she is residing|
|5.||E-mail id:||Email id to be mentioned. Kindly note that this email id will be required every year for doing e-KYC of the Director|
|6.||Mobile no.||Mobile Number to be mentioned. Kindly note that this mobile number will be required every year for doing e-KYC of the Director|
|7.||Income-tax PAN||10 digits Income Tax Permanent Account Number (PAN)|
|8.||Occupation:||Current Occupation of the person to be appointed as Director|
|9.||Date of birth:||Date of Birth as mentioned in PAN Card|
|10.||Nationality:||Nationality of the person to be appointed as Director|
|11.||No. of companies in which I am already a Director and out of such companies the names of the companies in which I am a Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Whole time Director, Secretary, Chief Financial Officer, Manager:||Number of companies in which the person is already a director, i.e. other than the one for which this DIR 2 is being submitted should be mentioned here|
|12.||Particulars of membership No. and Certificate of practice no. if the applicant is a member of any professional Institute. Specifically, state NIL if none:||If the person to be appointed as Director is a Chartered Accountant or Company Secretary or Cost and Management Accountant or Actuary, etc., he/ she should mention the Membership number allotted by the respective Institute|
The Self attested copy of the PAN card and the address proof becomes the enclosures of the form DIR 2. The Form DIR 2 is required to be printed on a normal paper and to be signed by the person to be appointed as the Director of the company. This is submitted to the company which further does all the formalities in relation to appointment of a director.
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