Digital Signature Certificates or DSC or Digital Signature are being adopted by various government agencies and now is a statutory requirement in various applications.

We offer Class-3Digital SignatureCertificate to help organization and individuals secure online transactions with legal validity as per the Indian IT Act, 2000.

Digital SignatureCertificates conform to x.509 standard of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) in India where in additionally these are issued as per IVG and IOG guidelines issued by the office of Controller of Certifying Authorities.

There are various Type and Class of DSC, the information below would help you to arrive to the right certificate for your needs.

Type of Certificates
• Sign

Sign DSC can only be used for signing documents. The most popular usage of is signing the PDF file for Tax Returns, MCA and other websites. Signing via DSC gives the assurance of not only the integrity of the signer but also the data. It is proof of untampered and unaltered data.

• Encrypt

Encrypt DSC can only be used to encrypt a document, it is popularly used in the tender portal, to help companies encrypt the documents and upload. You could also use the certificate to encrypt and send classified information. Encrypt DSC is fit for e-commerce documents, legal documentation and sharing documents that are highly confidential and contains information that needs to be protected. We are selling Encrypt certificate as a standalone product as well.

• Sign & Encrypt

Our Sign & Encrypt DSC can be used for both signing and encrypting. It is convenient for users who need to authenticate and maintain the confidentiality of the information shared. Its usage includes filing government form and application.

Validity of the Certificate

You could buy certificates with a validity uptoTwo years. (The validity is controlled by law, and you cannot buy certificates more than two years and less than One year validity)

Classification of Certificates
• Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate

We offer class 3 digital signature certificate according to IVG guideline. This is the safest of all certificates. It is used in matters of high security and safety. It is mainly used in online trading and e-commerce, where a huge amount of money or highly confidential information is involved. Following are the main functions of Class 3 certificates -

  • o E-tendering
  • o Income Tax e-filing
  • o LLP registration
  • o GST application
  • o IE code registration
  • o Form 16
  • o Patent and trademark e-filing
  • o MCA e-filing
  • o Customs e-filing
  • o E-procurement
  • o E-biding
  • o E-auction,etc
• Who could buy our certificate

There is no limitation on who could buy our certificates, people and organization from India and outside India can buy our certificates, provided they meet our Verification Guidelines. Please look at our list below to select an appropriate application form.

• Individuals

The DSC is for Indians, who do not want their organization name to be part of the certificate.

• Organization

The DSC is for companies (any type of entity), who want their organization name to be part of DSC.

• Foreign Individuals

The DSC is for foreigners and would like to use our certificate in their name.

• Foreign Organization

The DSC is for Organizations registered outside India would like to use our Digital certificates.

• Document Signer Certificate

If you intend to use our certificate for bulk signing of documents, you could use our Bulk Signer Certificates. We would offer this certificate in PFX file for Class 2 and is sold to Organizations only.

• IET Certificates

We have a special Digital Signature certificate for IEC code holders, this certificate is specifically used for DGFT portal. Processing Methods

We have two different paperless eKYC verification based methods for acquiring the Digital signature certificate. The applicant can opt for the method they prefer.

• Aadhar-Based Paperless DSC

Any applicant who is an Aadhaar card holder can apply for the Digital Signature Certificates in a paperless manner using, "Aadhaar Offline eKYC'' procedure. Aadhar based KYC verification process is paperless and digital knows your customer (eKYC) procedure, wherein the application is carried forward after a digital verification of the applicant. The process of applying for a DSC application to generate orders and downloading the DSC is quick and can get completed within 15-20 mins.

• PAN Based Paperless DSC

By opting for the PAN-based Paperless DSC, the applicant can save on the relative cost. The process of obtaining the Pan-based Paperless DSC is easy, fast, and followed by a quick video verification, where the applicant needs to reflect their PAN card in the video. The best advantage of this Pan-based Paperless DSC generated after eYC verification is that one can apply for this type of DSC online anytime or anywhere, giving the applicant the gift of global convenience.

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