Don't forget your director IDs: The who, how and why

By Dr Kath Hall
With everything that’s been going on over the last 12 months, you can be forgiven if the requirement to get a director ID has passed you by. But if you are on a board or looking to join a board don’t delay. 

As of late 2021, all directors are required by law to get a director ID. The process is free, easy and after you have done it – you get to keep your director ID for life. 

Key deadlines

  • If you are already a director or became a director before 31 October 2021, you must apply by 30 November 2022.
  • If you became a director between 1 November 2021 and 4 April 2022 then you must apply within 28 days of your appointment.
  • If you are planning to become a director from 5 April 2022 onwards, you must apply before your appointment.

So what is a director ID and who needs one? To read more advice from Dr Kath Hall on directors IDs and how to apply, click HERE.

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