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How to apply for Digital Signature Certificate

DSC stands for Digital Signature Certificate. A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is a virtual counterpart of a physical or paper certificate. It acts as the digital equivalent of a physical signature, ensuring the authenticity and integrity of electronic documents and transactions. DSC validates an electronic document in the same way that a handwritten signature validates a printed or handwritten document. DSC can be used to electronically authenticate the returns furnished by the taxpayer and is also mandatory in some situations.

Apply for Digital Signature Certificate

Here is the general guide on how to apply for Digital Signature Certificate

Choose a Certification Authority (CA) : Research and select a reputable Certification Authority authorized by your government to issue digital signature certificates. Make sure they are recognized and approved by the organizations or government entities you want to use the DSC for. Visit any CA website, select DSC Registration/Application on their homepage and proceed to fill the form.

Fill all the required details in DSC Form

General information to be filled in the form is given below.

1. Choose the class of DSC

2. Select the validity for DSC

3. Applicant Name

4. Email ID

5. Mobile Number

6. GST Number

7. Organization Name

8. Proof of address  

9. Payment Details

Pay Fees : Pay the fees required for the DSC issuance process. The fee structure may vary depending on the type of DSC and CA chosen.

Issuance of DSC : Upon successful verification and payment, the CA will issue the Digital Signature Certificate. This will be provided in the form of a USB token or stored securely in a cryptographic smart card with a password for access.

Note : You can apply for Digital Signature Certificate on Web online CA

Check the validity of a digital signature certificate?

Insert your DSC USB Token into your Laptop / Desktop

Click On Login Button

Enter password

Click on certificate

Now you can see the expiry date of your certificate.

Documents for Digital Signature Certificate

Passport size photograph

Pan Card

Application Form

Aadhar Card

Benefits of Digital Signature Certificate

Data integrity : Digitally signed documents cannot be modified or tampered with after signing, ensuring the security and integrity of the data. Government agencies frequently request these certificates to verify and validate business transactions.
Legal Validity : Digital signatures are legally recognized and have the same legal validity as handwritten signatures in many jurisdictions, including India

Authentication : Useful to verify personal information of an individual user during online business transactions.

Cost Savings : By eliminating the need for paper-based documentation, printing and postage, DSCs help reduce operating costs associated with traditional document signing methods.


What is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)? 

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is a secure digital key issued by a Certifying Authority to verify and authenticate the identity of the person holding this Digital Signature Certificate. A digital signature uses public key cryptography to create a digital signature.

Why is Digital Signature Certificate essential

Electronic documents such as electronic forms and PDFs must be digitally signed with a Digital Signature Certificate, just as physical documents must be signed manually.

For how long is the Digital Signature Certificate valid?

Certificate Authorities are authorized to issue digitally signed certificates with a one or two years validity period.

What is the procedure to obtain DSC from Certificate Authority?

The Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) applicant may approach the Certificate Authority (CA) directly with the original attachment, in which case a self-attested copy is sufficient.

DSC can also be obtained using Aadhaar eKYC-based authentication, wherever the CA provides, in which case supporting documents are not required.

We can accept the letter/certificate issued by the bank in which the DSC applicant's information is stored in the bank's database. The Bank Manager should attest such letters/certificates. Check Web Online CA and get the Digital Signature Certificate online.

How long does it take to obtain a Digital Signature Certificates (DSC)?

Digital Signatures can be obtained within 1-2 working days from the date of application along with the required documents. only on Web Online CA

Is physical verification required before issuing Digital Signatures?

No, physical verification is not required for issuing a Digital Signature Certificates (DSC). On Web Online CA

What are the documents required to register Digital Signature Certificates (DSC)?

To obtain a Digital Signature, an application form Web Online CA for the Digital Signature must be submitted along with a self-attested copy of the applicant’s identity proof and address proof and also along with a photograph of the applicant.