Digital Signature (DSC) is a signature in an electronic format. Digital Signatures are used in India for online transactions such as Filing Annual Return, Company or LLP Incorporation, Income Tax E-Filing, E-Tenders, etc. There are 3 types of Digital Signatures – Class I, Class II and Class III. Class I digital signature is used for securing email communications. Class II digital signature is utilized for company registrations, IT Return, E-filing, obtaining DIN, DPIN, etc. Class III digital signature is used for E-tendering and participating in E-auctions.
Steps to apply for a DSC
On filling up all the necessary details you must affix your recent photograph and put your signature under the declaration. Check thoroughly for completion of the form. Take a print of the completed form and preserve it.
Address the enclosed envelope to the Local Registration Authority (LRA) and post it to the designated address of the LRA for further processing.
On completion of the above-mentioned steps by filling in the DSC Form and providing necessary documents and payment, you have successfully completed the application process for your Digital Signature Certificate.
Rectifying Mistake in Digital Signature Certificate
To change the details or rectify mistakes in the Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), an organization needs to follow the following procedure:
Select the renewed/Changed DSC.