Digital Signature Registration
DSC or Digital Signature is a physical 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. It is used to validate the authenticity of the signatories and to ensure the security and authenticity of the documents submitted online. As such, all filings by the companies/LLP are done under MCA 21 e-governance program are required to be filed using Digital Signature by the person authorized to sign the documents.
There are 3 types of Digital Signatures, Class I, Class II and Class III Digital Signatures. 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 registration is used for E-tendering and participating in E-Auctions.
Validity-Digital Signatures usually comes with a validity of one or two years and they can be easily renewed once validity expires. E-token-Digital signature certificate is stored in a secure USB Flash Drive called E-Token. Quick Processing-One can get DSC in a very quick time of 1-3 days from the date of applying along with the required documents.
It should be kept in mind that you can use only the Digital signature which is validly issued to you.
Why Digital Signature Registration?
• Digital Signature establishes the identity of the sender of the document in e-form.
• The digital signature can be used as proof in legal matters.
• To ensure the security and authenticity of the documents submitted online, the government requires digital signatures.
• Unlike a physical/handwritten signature, Digital Signature is significantly more difficult to forge.
• It is time-saving and takes less effort.
• It can be used in online transactions such as filing Annual Return, Company or LLP Incorporation, Income Tax e-Filing, e-Tenders, etc.
Digital Signature Registration Registration Process
1. Applicant’s identity proof such as PAN card
2. Applicant’s address proof such as Aadhar card, Voter ID card, etc
3. Passport size photograph
Frequently Asked Questions