Surrender of DIN

Single DIN never used can be surrender at INR 2999/- only.

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How to Surrender Director Identification Number

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Surrender of Director’s Identification Number becomes very important by those DIN holders who are neither Director in any Company nor Designated Partner in any LLP and also not intending to do so in near future. For surrendering DIN an application shall be made in Form DIR-5 by the DIN holder along with declaration that he has never been appointed as director in any company and the said DIN has never been used for filing of any document with any authority. Before deactivation of any DIN in such case, the Government shall verify e-records. Therefore, one can opine that, if a person held directorship in any company during his life using such DIN, that DIN can’t be surrender by filing of E-form DIR-5.


Purpose for Surrender of DIN:


Application for surrender of DIN in E-form DIR-5 can be filed with any reason such as:

  1. Having multiple DINs
  2. DIN was obtained in a wrongful manner or by fraudulent means
  3. Death of the concerned individual
  4. Concerned individual is declared as a person of unsound mind by a competent court
  5. Concerned individual has been adjudicated as insolvent


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Documents Required for DIN surrender

Quick Checklist

  • Proof of Identity of applicant (Voters Identity Card / Passport/ Driving License/PAN Card).
  • Proof of Residence of applicant (electricity bill, telephone bill shall be attached and should be in the name of applicant only.
  • In case of Indian applicant, documents should not be older than 2 months from the date of filing of the eForm.
  • In case of foreign applicant, address proof should not be older than 1 year from the date of filing of the eForm.
  • Affidavit including declaration that retained DIN will be updated with all associated CIN/LLPIN, if user wants to retain any DIN

Optional Attachments

  • Copy of court order declaring DIN holder as insolvent/unsound mind if the Concerned individual is declared as a person of unsound mind by a competent court or has been adjudicated as insolvent
  • Copy of death certificate on death of the concerned individual
  • In case of proofs which are in languages other than Hindi / English, the proofs should be translated in Hindi / English from professional translator carrying his details (name, signature, address) and seal. In the case of foreign nationals, translation done by the notary of home country is also acceptable.
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FAQs On How To Surrender Director Identification Number

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  • How do I surrender my DIN number?

    Form DIR-5 for Surrender of DIN

    1. Surrender of DIN. DIN is tied to PAN or Passport number of the applicant and each person is allowed to obtain one DIN as per rules and regulations.
    2. Procedure for Filing Form DIR-5. Any person wishing to surrender a DIN can file Form DIR-5 with the MCA.
    3. Documents Required for Surrender of DIN.
  • How do you surrender din in case of death?

    In case a DIN is surrendered because a person is declared as insolvent or of unsound mind, then the court order must, then the court order must be attached. In case of surrender of DIN due to death of the person, then copy of death certificate must be attached.

  • Can a person have more than one din?

    On a PAN only single DIN can be approved. More than one DIN may be generated and approved only some illicit means like multiple PAN in name of same person. If he is using more than one DIN, it may be prime facie evidence of contravention.

  • Can deactivated Din be surrendered?

    In case the DIN holder qualifies for both the conditions stated above as required to voluntarily surrender, and he or she does not surrender the DIN and also do not file the DIR-3 KYC form within the stipulated due date the MCA is bound by law to deactivate the DIN and a deactivated DIN cannot be filed for.

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