How long does it take?

3 Days

  1. Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

    1 Working Day

    DSC is an electronic online signature issued by licensed certifying authorities. The proposed director required to apply for the digital signature (DSC) which is necessary for digitally signing the documents. DSC can be obtained either using supporting documents or Aadhar eKYC based authentication (supporting documents are not required in this case).

  2. Director Identification Number (DIN)

    1 Working Day

    DIN or DPIN, i.e. directors PIN is a unique eight-digit identification number which is also a mandatory requirement for the proposed director of the company to maintain the director's information in a database. MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) allots a DIN to every director of the company with a lifetime validity without which one cannot be a director.

  3. Application Filing

    1 Working Day

    Once we obtain the DIN and DSC of the proposed director/s, our representative will prepare and file the application along with the required documents to the concerned ROC (Registrar of Companies). On successful completion of the filing, all the documents are duly verified and approved by the government and sent the approval mail to the applicant.


Adding a Director Cost Breakdown

DSC Rs 1,000
DIN Rs 1,000
Government Fee Rs 300
Professional Fees Rs 2,287
Goods & Service Tax Rs 412
Total Cost Rs 4,999

Documents Required


Incorporation Certificate


Company's certificate of incorporation

Address Proof

Latest Bank statement/ Utility bill in the name of director which should not be older than two months/ Passport


Latest passport size photograph

Identity Proof

Scanned copy of PAN Card of the proposed director and Aadhar card/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Driving License


What do you get



Digital signature for two directors to digitally sign the documents


An acknowledgement slip with payment details

Questions? Call us on 011-395-95858


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be appointed as a director?

Any natural person over the age of 18 years can be appointed as a director. Even foreign nationals can be appointed as director only in limited companies.

How many directors can a company add?

A company can appoint maximum of 15 directors. A company can appoint beyond the number of 15 only by passing a special resolution.

Who can become a director in a Private Limited Company?

Any individual or organisation or even an NRI/foreign nationals can become a director in an Indian Private Limited Company. Here are the conditions to become a director in an Indian private company:

  • Director must be a natural person
  • He must be over the age of 18 years
  • He requires a Director Identification Number (DIN)

Can I become a director in a Private Limited Company if I am already in employment?

Yes, there is no such legal constraint in the Companies Act if not restricted by the employment agreement. All you need to do is check your employment agreement because it may limit you from becoming a director in other company simultaneously.

What is the limit for Directors in a Private Limited Company?

A minimum of 2 Directors are required for incorporation of Company, one of the said Directors shall be a resident in India, i.e. should be in India for a period of 182 days or more in the previous financial year. However, a private company can have a maximum of 15 Directors.

Can an NRI allowed to become a director in a Private Limited Company in India?s

NRIs only allowed to incorporate limited companies in India. The private limited company is ideal for NRIs. Also, there is no requirement to obtain the prior approval from the government or RBI. But, in order to register a private company at least one director must be a resident of India.

Does a director need any special qualifications?

The act does not provide any qualification for directors, but the AOA of company can stipulate the qualification of director. The act only specified the qualification shares for the directors of public or private company to be five thousand rupees.

Can a person who has personal interest in company become a director in the same company?

The interested person can become a director if AOA of company allows and such interest disclose to the board.

In how many companies a person can appoint as a director?

A person can hold office as a director in maximum 20 companies provided the maximum number of public companies in which a person can be appointed as a director shall not exceed 10.

What are the responsibilities of director?

  • Director shall act according to the AOA of the company
  • Directors must act in good faith of the company
  • Directors must exercise his powers by considering the interest of the employees

Can a director delegate his responsibilities?

Director cannot delegate his responsibilities unless special power not given in the company’s rules.

In what circumstances woman director is required to be appointed?

  • When it is a public company and,
  • Company’s paid up capital is one hundred crore rupees or more

What are the different types of the director in a company?

Ordinary Director

Ordinary directors are neither the whole time directors nor the managing directors of the company. They are the simple directors of the company who attends the meetings and participate in the board matters only. Also, they are not treated as an officer in default in the presence of managing director and whole time director of the company.

Alternate Director

Generally, alternate directors are appointed for NRI directors or foreign collaborators of a company during the absence of the NRI director for a period of not less than three months. They are nominated and appointed in the general meeting by passing the board resolution.

Executive Director

Executive directors are also known as whole time director as they are in full time employment of the company. They are completely involved in the management affairs of the company.

Additional Director

Additional director appointed by the board members between the two AGMs (Annual general Meetings) provided authorisation in the AOA (Article of Association) of the company. The duration of the said director is only upto the date of the next AGM of the company.

Managing Director

MD is the most senior designation in a company. Managing director is the one who entrusted with the substantial powers of the management. A managing director of the company can be appointed by the virtue of an agreement with the company or by passing the resolution in the meeting or by virtue of its AOA or MOA.

Which ROC forms are required to add an additional director in a company?

Every new proposed director required DIN & DSC for the appointment as a director in a company. In addition to the DIN & DSC the company is required to file the following form with the ROC:

  • DIR-2 : Consent of the directors
  • DIR-8 : Interest in other entities
  • DIR-12 : Appointment of director