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DIR 2 Draft Download || Consent to Act as Director || FAQ on DIR 2 || The Legal Time



Form DIR-2 is required for anyone who wants to be appointed as a director in a company. It's like an official application that tells the government, "Hey, I want to be a director." It includes basic details about the person like their name, address, and some other important info. This form helps the government keep track of who's in charge of which company and makes sure everyone is qualified and suitable for the role. So, if you want to become a director, you gotta fill out Form DIR-2.

Form DIR-2

Consent to act as a director of a company


[Pursuant to section 152(5) and rule 8 of Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014]





Subject: Consent to act as a director.


I, ______________________ hereby give my consent to act as director of _____ Company Name, (SRN __________), having registered office address Address_______________________ pursuant to sub section (5) of section 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and certify that I am not disqualified to become a director under the Companies Act, 2013. 


1.       Name (in full): 

 2.       Father’s Name (in full): 

 3.       Address:

 4.       E-mail id:

5.       Mobile No: 

 6.       Income-tax PAN: 

 7.       Occupation:

 8.       Date of birth:

 9.       Nationality:

 10.   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, and Manager. NIL


11.   Particulars of membership No. and Certificate of practice No. if the applicant is a member of          

any professional Institute.  NIL 





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.





Place:                                                                                                            Signature: …………………….


DIR 2 Consent to Act as Director
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 Who needs to fill out Form DIR-2?

  • Anyone who wishes to be appointed as a director in a company incorporated in India needs to fill out Form DIR-2.

  1. What information is required in Form DIR-2?

  • Form DIR-2 typically requires personal details such as name, address, nationality, PAN (Permanent Account Number), passport details (for foreign nationals), educational qualifications, occupation, and previous directorships, among others.

  1. Is Form DIR-2 mandatory for all directors?

  • Yes, Form DIR-2 is mandatory for all individuals seeking appointment as directors in Indian companies, whether they are Indian nationals or foreign nationals.

  1. When should Form DIR-2 be filled out?

  • Form DIR-2 should be filled out prior to or at the time of appointment as a director in the company. It needs to be submitted along with other necessary documents to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) within the stipulated time frame.

  1. Can Form DIR-2 be submitted online?

  • Yes, Form DIR-2 can be submitted online through DIR 12, Spice + Part B to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) portal.

  1. Can Form DIR-2 be amended or updated?

  • Yes, if there are any changes in the particulars furnished in Form DIR-2 after submission, the director is required to file Form DIR-6 for making such amendments or updates.

  1. What happens if Form DIR-2 is not filed?

  • Failure to file Form DIR-2 may result in non-compliance with regulatory requirements, and the appointment of the director may not be considered valid. Additionally, there may be penalties imposed by the regulatory authorities.

  1. Is Form DIR-2 applicable to alternate directors or nominee directors?

  • Yes, Form DIR-2 is applicable to alternate directors or nominee directors as well. These individuals need to furnish their details in Form DIR-2 before their appointment.

  1. Is there a specific format for Form DIR-2?

  • Yes, there is a prescribed format for Form DIR-2 as per the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014. It is important to fill out the form accurately and in accordance with the prescribed format to avoid any complications.

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