Director removal services @ Rs 2999 (Professional fee)
    • Documentation as per the Companies Act 2013
    • E-forms filing with ROC
    • Time required: 4-5 working days
    • Dedicated account manager
    • 100% Online Process


Removal of Director of the company can be initiated in two situations, either by the company or voluntary removal (Resignation) by the director. Resignation of director voluntarily can take place when the director presents a wish to resign for whatsoever reasons. On the other hand, a director can also be removed involuntarily by the company before the end of his/her tenure. Form DIR 12 is required to be filed within 30 days of cessation with an attachment of resolution passed for cessation and resignation of the director.

The company has the authority to remove a director provided the director was not appointed by the Tribunal or the Central Government. However, the director can challenge the removal, and it could lead to legal complications. At Provenience, we offer plans that may suit different company needs. We take care of all the compliance and legal procedures so that there are no complications later.


    • The Company must have atleast two Directors in Private Limited, three directors in Public Company and one Director in OPC after resignation of the Director.
    • The Resigning Director must circulate notice to the Company as per provisions of the Companies Act.
    • Resignation Letter from the Director.
    • Date from which the resignation is effective.

Removal of Director Procedure

  • 1
    Arranging the Documents

    Arrange and provide a list of documents as per the checklist shared.

  • 2
    Resignation Letter

    Recieving the resignation from the outgoing Directot.

  • 3
    Holding of BM

    Pass Board resolution for cessation.

  • 4
    Filing of Form

    Form DIR 12 for cessation within 30 days of passing resolution




  • Removal of One Director from the Board of Directors



  • Removal of Two Directors from the Board of Directors



  • Removal of Three Directors from the Board of Directors

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

An individual appointed under the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 and rules framed thereunder to manage and take business decisions of the company is known as director and group of directors collectively form the Board of Directors.

No, removal and resignation are two separate situations. Resignation is when the director voluntarily gives resignation and presents a wish to resign, whereas removal is when the director is forced to step down.

No, the director can only be removed with the approval of shareholders, and hence Directors can't remove another director themselves.

Form DIR 12 is required to be filed within 30 days of cessation with attachment:

  1. Resolution passed for cessation
  2. Resignation letter of the director.
  3. Other relevant documents.

Before removing a director, it is essential to get approval from the board and pass a resolution. It is also essential to ensure that the number of directors does not fall under the statutory limit.

The company has the power to appoint a new director within six months from the date of the removal of the director.

No, only an individual is allowed to become a director in the company. However, representative of the LLP or a company can act as a director.

No, a director can continue holding the shares of the company even if no longer continues to be the director. However, if any condition was set in AoA during their appointment, then the procedure will have to be followed accordingly.