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DIR-11 Director Resignation

What is DIR -11?

 

Director may resign from his office by giving a notice in writing to the company and he is also required to forward a copy of his resignation along with detailed reasons for the resignation to the Registrar within thirty days of resignation in eForm DIR-11. The resignation of a director shall take effect from the date on which the notice is received by the company or the date, if any, specified by the director in the notice, whichever is later.

 

Who has to file the form?

The change in the directorship of a company is possible at any time as and when needed. The change can be either voluntarily or through demand. The demand arises in case there is a requirement of an expert in the board or due to resignation or death of an existing director.

 

When has to be done?

Proviso to Section 168(1) read with Rule 16 of Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 provides that director may also forward a copy of his resignation along with detailed reasons to registrar within 30 days of his resignation in form DIR-11.

What’re the documents or attachments needed for DIR-11?

  • Corporate Identification Number (“CIN”)
  • Name, address and email id of the company will auto-populate based on CIN.
  • DIN of director resigning from the company
  • Name and nationality of director will auto-populate based on DIN
  • Date of appointment
  • Designation of director
  • Category of director (Promoter/professional/independent)
  • Date of filing of resignation with the company
  • Effective date of resignation specified in the notice of resignation
  • Reason for resignation
  • Whether confirmation is received from the company (Yes/No)
  • Notice of resignation filed with the company
  • Proof of dispatch

Quick Note:

When a director files eForm DIR-11 for intimating about his resignation before the company files eForm DIR-12, an email will be sent to the company for filing the eForm DIR-12 and the status of the Director in the company will be changed to ‘Resigned’ against the selected designation. Once the company files the relevant eForm DIR-12, the status shall be changed as per the existing system.