Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Form
Digital Signature Certificate is the Digitally Stored Signature in an encryption device like USB Token (Pen Drive). A digital signature can be obtained in the name of any Individual. These signatures can be used to verify the identity of the individual, to sign documents electronically, or to access certain information over the internet.
A DSC Mainly used to sign the forms or documents digitally or electronically in the digital form or over the internet. A DSC is protected with the password, to prevent the unauthorized use of the signature. With the use of DSC, you can encrypt the information and freeze the data which is sent by you. This reduces the chances of changing data by the recipient and avoids all kind of malpractices
DSC's are mainly classified in 3 Types:
- Class 2 DSC
- Class 3 DSC
- DGFT DSC
Class-2 DSC's are generally multipurpose DSC. These signatures are used for many works such as Income Tax Filling, Company/LLP Incorporation, EPF registration, ESI registration, MCA, Annual filling, GST, Trademark filling, and other documents etc.
Class-3 DSC's are mainly used for e-tendering, e-auctions, e-procurement, IEC Certificate. Also to participate in the government bodies auctions and bids a valid Class-3 DSC's are required.
DSC is issued on the same day, after the due verification of the submitted application. Before processing of the application, mobile and video verification is required. Once both verifications are done, the DSC application is approved within 12 Hours.
No, there's no need for any kind of physical visit or physical verification. DSC's are issued based on mobile verification and video verification of the user.