Empowering Directors with Trisuka

Welcome to Trisuka, your trusted partner for Director Identification Number (DIN) services. Our team of experts is here to guide you through the process of obtaining a DIN, enabling directors to fulfill their roles and responsibilities effectively. Let’s explore the world of Director Identification Number and understand its significance.


Director Identification Number (DIN)

Director Identification Number (DIN) is a unique identification number assigned to individuals who serve as directors or proposed directors of companies registered under the Companies Act. It acts as an identifier for directors and facilitates their regulatory compliance, such as filing company-related documents and forms.

  • Identity proof: PAN card, passport, or Aadhaar card
  • Address proof: Passport, Aadhaar card, utility bill, or bank statement
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Educational qualification proof
  • Any other documents as per the specific requirements of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
  • Obtain Digital Signature Certificate (DSC): Apply and obtain a Class 2 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) from a certifying authority approved by the MCA.
  • Application Preparation: Complete the DIN application form with accurate details and attach the required documents.
  • Application Submission: Submit the DIN application form along with the necessary documents to the MCA portal.
  • Fee Payment: Pay the prescribed fee for DIN application through online modes.
  • Verification and Approval: The MCA verifies the application and, upon successful verification, assigns a unique DIN to the applicant.
  • Issue of DIN: The DIN is issued electronically, and the applicant receives an intimation regarding the allotment of the DIN.

Individuals who serve as directors or proposed directors of registered companies are eligible to apply for a Director Identification Number (DIN). The eligibility criteria may vary depending on the specific regulations and requirements of the relevant jurisdiction.

  • Regulatory Compliance: DIN facilitates compliance with the Companies Act and other legal provisions, ensuring directors fulfill their obligations and responsibilities.
  • Unique Identification: DIN serves as a unique identifier for directors, distinguishing them from other individuals and ensuring transparency in corporate governance.
  • Simplified Processes: Directors with a DIN can easily file company-related documents, forms, and returns electronically through the MCA portal.
  • Increased Credibility: Holding a DIN enhances the credibility of directors, establishing their professional reputation and integrity.
  • Improved Corporate Governance: DIN promotes accountability and transparency in corporate practices by ensuring that directors are registered and identifiable.


  1. Can I apply for a DIN without being a director of a company?
    No, the Director Identification Number (DIN) is specifically for individuals serving as directors or proposed directors of registered companies.

  2. Is a DIN applicable to all types of companies?
    Yes, the requirement of a DIN is applicable to all types of companies registered under the Companies Act, including private limited, public limited, and one-person companies.

  3. Can a director have multiple DINs?
    No, it is illegal for a director to hold multiple DINs. Each director should have only one DIN throughout their directorship.

  4. Is a DIN valid for a lifetime?
    Yes, once assigned, the Director Identification Number (DIN) is valid for a lifetime unless it is deactivated or surrendered as per the applicable regulations.

  5. Can a DIN be surrendered or canceled?
    Yes, a director can surrender or cancel their DIN by submitting the appropriate application to the MCA, subject to specific regulations and requirements.

**Please note that while these answers provide a general understanding, it is always advisable to consult with professionals or legal experts for specific guidance to your unique circumstances.