How to obtain Designated Partners Identification Number online? | How to obtain DPIN online?

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As per the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008, “every limited liability partnership shall have at least two designated partners who are individuals and at least one of them shall be a resident in India.
Every designated partner of a limited liability partnership shall obtain a Designated Partner Identification Number (DPIN) from the Central Government and the provisions of sections 266A to 266G (both inclusive) of the Companies Act, 1956 shall apply mutatis Mutandis for the said purpose.
Sections 266A to 266G (both inclusive) of the Companies Act, 1956 prescribes the provisions relating to obtaining and filing of Director Identification Number(DIN) for all the existing and intending Directors within the prescribed time-frame.
Submit DPIN form
The applicant is required to fill-up and submit Form7 online for obtaining DPIN. Form 7 is available under “e forms” tab on the homepage of LLP portal.
If the name of a person does not have a last name, then his/ her father’s first name should be filled in the mandatory ‘Last Name’ field in Form7. In such a case, an affidavit duly notarized by a Notary Public should also be submitted along with DPIN application. The format of Affidavit is given at below page No 5. After filing the form, pay the appropriate amount using the credit card. Only after successful payment, the DPIN form will be processed at the Backoffice.
DPIN Generation & Intimation
If the details mentioned in the form are valid and the supporting documents are properly attested, then the DPIN form will be approved. Upon approval, DPIN will be generated and intimated to the applicant.
Steps after approval of DPIN:
Intimate approved DPIN to your LLP
On approval of DPIN, intimate your DPIN and consent to become designated partner to LLP in FORM
9 and LLP shall intimate such DPIN to Registrar in FORM 4.
LLP to intimate your DPIN to Registrar
After the designated partner has intimated the DPIN allotted to the LLP, the LLP is then required to
intimate the DPINs of its designated partner to Registrar the in Form 4 .
Post-approval changes in particulars of DPIN (Form 7)
If there is any change in the particulars submitted in form 7 for allotment of DPIN, then designated partner shall File form 10 for intimating the such changes in the particulars within 30 days. For instance in the event of change of address of a designated partner, he/ she is required to intimate this change by submitting Form FORM 10 along with the required attested documents with MCA DPIN Cell.
The MCA DPIN Cell after shall verify the particulars of such changes from the enclosed proofs and incorporate the said changes and inform the designated partner by way of a letter issued by post or electronically or in any other mode confirming the effect of such change in the electronic database maintained by the Ministry.
Every individual or nominee of a body corporate who is intending to be appointed as designated partner of a limited liability partnership shall submit an application electronically to the Central Government for allotment of Designated Partner Identification Number ( DPIN) in the manner as provided in Form 7.
(2) (i) For making an application under sub-rule (1), the applicant shall attach the following:-
(a) attested or certified copy of the proof of identity containing self-photograph,date of birth and father’s name;
(b) attested or certified copy of the proof of residence;
(c) attested recent self photograph pasted on a plain paper and mentioning on that paper his or her name and affixing his or her two signatures thereon;
(ii) In case the applicant is a foreign national, a copy of the valid passport shall be proof of identity.
(iii) In case the applicant is nominee of a body corporate, a copy of resolution or authorization on the letterhead of the body corporate mentioning the name and address of an individual nominated to act as Designated Partner on its behalf shall also be attached:
Provided that in case the proof of identity and proof of residence is in a language other than Hindi or English, a certified copy of translation of the same either in Hindi or English shall be attached.
(3) The documents referred in para (2) shall be attested or certified by any one of the following authorities:
(a) Gazetted Officer of the Central or State Government,
(b) Notary Public,
(c) Company Secretary, Chartered Accountant, Cost & Works Accountant holding a certificate of Practice under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980, Chartered Accountants Act, 1949, and the Cost & Works Accountants Act, 1959 respectively:
Provided that in the case of foreign nationals residing outside India or foreign body corporate(s) registered outside India, the documents referred to in para (2) shall be
duly certified and the provisions of sub-rule (2) of rule 34 of these rules, shall apply mutatis mutandis for this purpose. Extracts of sub-rule (2) of rule 34 of LLP Rules given below in Annexure-A.
(4) The Registrar shall process the application received for allotment of DPIN and shall decide on the approval or rejection thereof and communicate the same along with the DPIN allotted in the case of approval to the applicant by way of a letter by post or electronically or in any other mode, within a period of thirty days from the receipt of such application.
(5) The Designated Partner Identification Number allotted is valid for the lifetime of the applicant.
(6) Every Designated Partner shall, along with his consent to be a designated partner, intimate his or her DPIN to the Limited Liability Partnership in Form 9.
(7) (i) Every Designated Partner, who has been allotted a DPIN, in the event of any change in the particulars of such Designated Partner, shall intimate such change(s) to the Central Government within a period of 30 days of such change(s) in Form No. 10.
(ii) The Designated Partners shall attach certified copies of the proof of the changed particulars from any of the authorities specified in para (3).
(iii) There shall be no fee for intimating the change(s) of particulars in Form 10.
(8) The concerned designated partner, shall also intimate change(s) in particulars in Form 6 to the Limited Liability Partnership or Limited Liability Partnership(s) in which he is a designated partner within 15 days of such change(s).”

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