Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

Entities are obliged to hold DSC to file income tax returns, import export clearance. E-tenders, and company filings.

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 Gathering relevant documents and information

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 Renewal assistance of existing DSC

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Understanding the DSC

Government of India came forward with an objective to promote digitization in the country. With emergence of technology, majority of statutory formalities are getting furnished online and DSC is mandatory for such procedures.

DSC is essentially an electronic form of signature that is equivalent to physical signature of an individual. DSC is used for online applications and return filing purposes, including LLP Incorporation, Annual Return filing, E-Tenders , and others. By attaining a registered DSC, individuals get their identity established digitally which is also mandatory in majority of Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) Procedures.

DSC is majorly Classified into Three Categories:

  • Class I DSC – This form of certificate is used only for securing e-mail communications and not for any statutory registrations.
  • Class II DSC – Entities are obliged to acquire this form of DSC as it is required in filling online forms related to MCA and Income Tax (IT) Department, including IT Return Filing, Director Identification Number (DIN) / Designated Partner Identification Number (DPIN), Company Incorporation, and others.
  • Class III DSC – This form is required for e-Tendering and e-Auctions by certain government authorities like Indian Railways as well as Financial Institutions and Banks.

Key-Advantages of an OPC

Convenient Storage

Defined Authorities

Easy Renewal

Convenient Storage

DSC is issued in an USB or an e-Token in which the signature is electronically stored. USB can easily be accessed by connecting with supportive systems or other prescribed devices while electronically signing any document.

Defined Authorities

Sify and E-Mudhra are the designated and licensed authorities that process signatures electronically. There are various vendors who are registered with these authorities and can assist people in easily getting their respective DSCs.

Easy Renewal

DSC is valid for a duration of six months / one year / two years (depending on case to case) and can be easily renewed before expiration of the due date.

List of Individuals Who Need DSC

All individuals involved in signing any e-form / online form and online submitting it to MCA, are obliged to apply for class-2 DSC. The four types of users required to apply for DSC are:
  • Government Employees
  • Professionals, Chartered Accountants, Lawyers, Doctors, and others
  • Authorized individuals of a Company such as- Managing Director and Director
  • Individuals representing Banks and financial institutions.

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What People Frequently Ask…

What is the validity of DSC?

DSC is valid for different durations – 6 months, one year, and two years (as applied by the user). One can easily renew a DSC before the expiry date.

Who issues a DSC?

DSC is issued by the Certification agencies as appointed by Controller of Certification Agencies (CCA), that has appointed seven Certification Agencies under IT ACT, 2000.

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How we Do It…

Partners at Digital Filing can help you attaining your electronic signature / DSC in just one working day post submitting the application.


Let’s Initiate

Partner at Digital Filings will gather all required information and relevant documents from you taking care of your ease during the entire process. After collection of data, the proficient team at Digital Filings will head towards its prescribed documentation.


Let’s Apply

Digital Fillings will manage the entire application process and submit the relevant documents with the concerned departments / authorities. The designated officials will conduct thorough inspection of specified information and issue the e-Token with DSC the very next day.


It's Reaching You!

Post the issuance of  DSC, Digital Filings representative will duly deliver your electronic signature to you or it might reach directly to your registered address.

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