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Appointment of Additional Director

Who can be appointed as an Additional Director?

Any Individual can be appointed as a director of a company. As per section 149(1), only an individual person can be the director of a company, appointment of a new director can be done by conducting a board meeting and passing the board resolution for the same.


Process Flow

Step 1

Share requirements + documents

Share your requirements and the list of documents mentioned below.
Step 2

Checking of AoA

Would check with the Article of Association of the company to know the the guidelines for appointment of director
Step 3

Pass the Board resolution

A resolution would be passed to brief out about details and avoid disputes in future
Step 4

Consent letter from Appointee

Consent would be received from appointee director
Step 5

Issue letter of Appointment

We will then help in drafting letter of appointment
Step 6

Interchange document with Wazzeer

We will prepare documents that need to be signed by the company shareholders/directors and then share it with us again
Step 7

Filing with Ministry

We will file with MCA for appointment of additional director
Step 8

Sharing deliverables

We will provide Resolution and other relevant documents, Filled e-form and challans and Updated signatory details of the company in MCA portal

Documents required

For Appointment of Indian Director:

  • Identity Proof – PAN card
  • Address Proof – Passport / Driving Licence / Voter ID.

For Appointing of Foreign Director:

  •  Notarised and apostilled ID card of the residents country
  • Notarized and apostilled Address Proof – Passport / Driving Licence / Voter ID


  • Resolution and other relevant documents
  • Filled e-form and challans
  • Updated signatory details of the company in MCA portal

Why choose Wazzeer?

  • One platform for all your requirements

    Incorporation is just the first step. Wazzeer supports you throughout your journey as an entrepreneur. Log in to get things done efficiently. A dedicated Account Manager offers the required human touch and acts as an advisor to you.

  • Experienced professionals

    Our professionals have at least 5 years of experience and have incorporated thousands of companies among them. The rich experience ensures that the process is smooth and right in the first go.

  • Defined process

    Over the last few years, doing over 500 incorporations, we have defined every step of the process. A virtual process is in place enabling us to deliver hassle free experience for you.

  • Cost Effective

    You pay what you see in the proposal. No surprises or hidden charges.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. The tenure of the Additional Directors can be extended in Annual General meeting for subsequent financial year. At the end of the financial year, these Additional Directors should compulsorily resign from the board.

Directors of the company can be appointed as Additional Director or Director. Additional Directors can be appointed by only the Board of Directors without approval from Shareholders. These Directors has a tenure only till the end of the financial year. These Additional Directors have limited powers and responsibilities.

Yes. There is no rule which says Directors of the company should be a shareholder. Hence, you can add anyone who is not even a Shareholder as a Director of your company. In fact, it is a good corporate practice to have one or two independent Directors on board.

Any private limited company can have a board with a maximum of 15 Directors. So you can add up to 13 more directors to your Company’s board