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Digital Signature Certificate


Digital Signature Certificates or so-called DSC are being adopted in many government agencies and departments. Now it is a statutory requirement in various applications. DSC is a secured digital key that can only be issued by certified authorities.
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Overview

The Purpose of the Digital Signature Certificate is to validate and certify the Identity of a person holding the DSC. It uses public-key encryption to create the signature. A digital signature certificate (DSC) contains the information of the user. This information includes Name, Country, Pin Code, email address, date of issue, and name of the certifying authority.

There are two classes of DSC. One must apply for one of these classes depending on the need.

  1. Class 2 DSC: Class 2 DSC are issued to Directors of a company/ higher authorities for the purpose of e-filings with the registrar of companies (ROC’s). in Class 2 DSC the identity of a person is verified against a trusted, pre-verified database. However, from 01.01.2021, the Controller of Certifying Authority has instructed to discontinue Class 2 Certificates and Class 3 Certificates will be issued in place of Class 2 Certificates.

  2. Class 3 DSC: These certificates are used in online participation/bidding in e-auctions and online tenders anywhere in India. This is the highest level where the person needs to present himself or herself in front of a Registration Authority (RA) and prove his/ her identity.
Class 3 DSC is mandatory for all the directors/Partner in a private limited company or LLP.



Benefits of Digital Signature Certificate

Reduced Cost

Instead of taking a printout and signing the documents and scanning the same to send, By using DSC a person can sign the PDFs digitally and save cost.

Time-Saving

As we can sign the e-documents and PDFs Digitally, it saves significant time. And a Digital Signature Certificate holder does not have to be physically present to conduct or authorize the signature.

Data Integrity

Documents that are signed digitally cannot be altered or edited after signing, hence it makes the data safe and secure.

The Authenticity of the Document

Documents that are signed digitally give confidence to the receiver to be assured of the signer’s authenticity. They can take action on the basis of such documents without getting worried about the documents being forged.

Checklist/Requirements

  • Applicant Name & Contact Details
  • Residential Address
  • GST Number & Identity Details of Proof Documents
  • Document as proof of identity
      o PAN Card
      o Aadhar Card
      o Driving License
      o Passport
  • Document as proof of address
  •   o Electricity bill
      o Utility bill
      o Phone bill

    How to Obtain a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)?

    Step 1: Share the required documents and information

    Step 2: We shall file the documents with govt

    Step 3: Verification of the applicant

    Step 4: Issuing the DSC

    Key Deliverables

    a. Digital Signature Certificate

    b. Challan

    Digital Signature Certificate

    Why Choose Us

    Entrepreneur Friendly

    We make the process so easy and fast that you will not even feel the headache of all the paperwork, and our professionals will provide you all the promised deliverable within a given span of time.

    Experienced Professionals

    All our professionals are qualified and specialized in that particular work. Making sure no mistakes are done at the time of filings with the authorities so that company won’t have to pay any penalties due to mistakes.

    One Stop for All Your Requirements

    We support you throughout the journey of your business, from the incorporation, Accounting and taxation support, Secretarial compliance support, and Legal support.

    Cost-Effective

    We believe that cost plays a vital role in any company’s growth stage, that’s why we do not surprise our clients with hidden charges, you pay what you see in the initial proposal.


    Frequently Asked Questions


    A licensed Certifying Authority (CA) issues the digital signature. Certifying Authority (CA) means a person who has been granted a license to issue a digital signature certificate under Section 24 of the Indian IT-Act 2000.
    No, DIN is not required to apply for a Digital Signature Certificate
    Generally, a DSC can be issued within a day of time, however, this process completely depends on the documents provided by the user and its authenticity.
    The Certifying Authorities are authorized to issue a Digital Signature Certificate with a validity of one or two years.
    Yes. The Digital Signature Certificate can be modified.
    Yes. An individual can hold a separate digital signature for personal and professional purposes. As far as holding separate certificates for authorizing varied documents is concerned, an individual can apply for a Class 3 certificate and use it for all documents, as it is the highest level and most secure.