Director Identification Number (DIN)

DIN is a unique Director identification number allotted by the Central Government to any person intending to be a Director or an existing director of a company. It is an 8-digit unique identification number which has a lifetime validity.

No person shall be appointed as director of the Company unless he has allotted DIN.

PAN is a ten-digit unique alphanumeric number issued by the Income Tax. For Obtaining DIN PAN is mandatory for all Indian Nationals.

DIN numbers do not have an expiry date and no further compliance formalities are required for maintaining the validity of a DIN number.

DIN registration or getting DIN number takes about 2–3 working days.

Documents required: as mentioned above PAN is mandatory for Indian National. Address proofs any one of passport, election (voter identity) card, and ration card, driving license, electricity bill, telephone bill or aadhaar shall be attached and should be in the name of applicant only. Also Applicant passport size photo is also needed.