Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)
A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is a secure digital key used to
authenticate a user's identity
and to digitally sign documents. It is a secure and robust form of two-factor authentication, as
requires both a physical token (such as a smart card or USB device) and a password to gain
access. DSCs can be used to verify the identity of users and to validate the integrity of
and are commonly used in financial transactions, government websites, and other secure
networks. Furthermore, they are cost-effective, easy to use, and can provide a high level of
security. Consequently, DSCs are becoming increasingly important in today's digital world.
Where is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) required?
E-filling of Income Tax Return (ITR).
E-filling of Incorporation Company.
E-Attestation by Chartered Accountants (CA), Company Secretary (CS), and Cost
E-filling of government tender.
E-filling of trademarks and copyright applications.
E-signing of agreement and contract.
Type of Digital Signature Certificate
Sign certificates, such as Digital Signature Certificates (DSCs), are used to sign documents
securely. A DSC
can be affixed to PDF and other files or documents for the purpose of filing income tax
returns submission, MCA, and other web-based services. It serves to both authenticate the
and validate the integrity of the document, thus ensuring that the document is both safe and
Providing greater transparency to the government regarding the tax system. Ultimately,
returns ensures that businesses remain compliant with the law and are able to benefit from
advantages it offers.
The Encrypt Certificate is a powerful tool used to encrypt documents, files, and other
confidential data. It enables companies and enterprises to securely upload their documents
portals and also to encrypt and send personal data. Commonly used for e-commerce documents,
tender filing documents, legal documents, and other confidential records, the Capricorn
Class 3 Encrypt
Certificate is a standalone digital signing tool that can be easily purchased. Therefore, it
is an ideal
solution for encrypting and protecting sensitive data.
Sign & Encrypt (DSC)
This Sign and Encrypt digital signature certificate is a great solution for those users who
authenticate and maintain the confidentiality of the data exchanged, as it can be used for
and encrypting purposes. It is particularly beneficial for filing government forms,
applications, and is thus highly suitable for such tasks.
Validity of the Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)
With Web Online CA, you can purchase class 3 digital signature certificates with
a validity of either 1, 2, or
3 years; this validity is as mandated by the Controller of Certifying Authority
CCA, Govt of India. Therefore,
it is not possible to buy a digital signature certificate with validity less than 1 year or more
than 3 years.
What is Documents Required for Submitting a Digital Signature
DSC Submission Application of a DSC duly filled form by the applicant
Passport size photograph
Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter Identity Card
What is Web Online CA Digital Signature (DSC) Working method
Same day Processing