Digital Signature Certificate

 
A Digital Signature authenticates electronic documents in a similar manner like a handwritten signature authenticates printed documents. India is one of the select bands of nations that have the Digital Signature Legislation in place. Use of Digital Signature plays a pivotal role in creating a paperless office.
 
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ASK Commercial Solutions are involved in providing online wide range of Digital Signature services. We are providing class – III and DGFT type certificates (Class-II DSC has been shut by CCA) for individuals, professionals, Bank Officials, Directors of Companies/ LLPs and foreign citizens etc. A DSC is normally valid for 2 or 3 years, after which renewal is required.
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In just 3 easy steps, you get your Digital signature ready Online:

  • Fill Application Form of DSC and send it to our mail along with required documents mentioned below.
  • Do mobile and video verification.
  • Documents to get approved by CCA and your Digital Signature Certificate will ready.

Note that Applicant's Video Verification can be done by displaying original documents only.

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Know the Class of Digital Signatures:

          Digital Signature Certificate classes as defined by certifying authority are the following : -
      

  • Class 0 Certificate:     This certificate shall be issued only for demonstration/ test purposes.

 

  • Class 1 Certificate:     Class 1 certificates shall be issued to individuals/ private subscribers.

 

  • Class 2 Certificate:      This certificate has been shut by CCA now.

 

  • Class 3 Certificate:    This certificate will be issued to individuals as well as organizations for both business personnel and private individuals use. These certificates can be used for filing web forms to ROC, Income tax returns, GST returns etc. As these are high assurance certificates, primarily intended for e-commerce applications, such as electronic banking, electronic data interchange (EDI), and membership-based on-line services, where security is a major concern.

 

  • DGFT Certificate:     This certificate will be issued to individuals as well as organizations. This certificate can be used only by an Exporter or Importer registered with the DGFT. A solution developed exclusively for the Exporter-Importer community in India to enable them to interact and transact with the DGFT online with security and confidence on the DGFT Portal (www.dgft.gov.in).

 Requirement of DSC

 
Professionals, who work under Income Tax, GST, MCA21, Trademark and all the authorized signatories of company and professionals, who sign the manual documents and returns filed with ROC/ Income Tax is required to obtain a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC). Therefore following personnel have to procure Digital Signature Certificates mandatorily:
  • Directors of Companies/ LLPs.
  • Chartered Accountants/Auditors.
  • Advocates- for filing of litigation or Trademark etc.
  • Company Secretary - Whether in practice or in job.
  • Bank Officials - for Registration and Satisfaction of Charges.
  • Any individual/ Partner required to audit under Income Tax Act.
  • Other Authorized Signatories, as applicable in different places.

 Use of Digital Signature

  • For filing web forms to ROC, MCA – 21, e-filing of Income tax returns, GST returns and e-form filing to Director General of Foreign Trade DGFT (Export Import Community).
  • For secure email and web-based transactions, or to identify other participants of web-based transactions, to access membership-based websites automatically without entering a user name and password etc.
  • To prove ownership of a domain name and establish SSL / TLS encrypted secured sessions between your website and the user for web based transactions.
  • As a developer, for proving authorship of a code and retaining integrity of the distributed software programs.
 
  • In e-Tendering for various authorities & e-filling for trademark & patent applications and varied more government & private organizations applications and also in many other applications.
  • For signing documents like MS Word, MS Excel and PDFs.
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Documents Required for Digital Signature:
The types of documents required for DSC differs based on the applicant type (like: for Indian Individual, Indian Organisation (Proprietorship/ Partnership/ Company/ LLP), Government Organization, Bank Employee, foreign individual, foreign organization and of DGFT. We provide a comprehensive list of documents for all category required for obtaining a digital signature in India. You only fill Application Form and send it to our mail along with required documents.
Summary of Documents Required for Digital Signature Certificate for Indian Citizen

For INDIVIDUAL

  • Signed Application Form

  • Identity proof

  • Address proof

  • Passport size Photo

  • PAN & Aadhar is mandatory for applicant

  •  All documents are self attested

For ORGANIZATION

  • Signed Application Form

  • Authorization Letter on Organization letterhead

  • Identity proof

  • Organisational proof

  • Attesting Officer ID proof

  • Authorized Signatory ID proof

  • PAN & Aadhar is mandatory for applicant

  • Passport size Photo of applicant

  • All documents are duly stamped and attested

IDENTITY PROOF

(any one of below)

  • Passport

  • PAN Card of the Applicant

  • Driving Licence

  • Post Office ID Card

  • Bank Account Passbook containing the photograph and signed by an individual with attestation by the concerned Bank official

  • Photo ID card issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs of Centre/State Governments

  • Any Government issued photo ID card bearing the signatures of the individual

ADDRESS  PROOF

(any one of below)

  • AADHAAR Card

  • Passport

  • Voter ID Card

  • Driving Licence (DL)/ Registration Certificate (RC)

  • Water Bill /  Electricity Bill/ Gas Bill/ Telephone Bill (Not older than 3 Months)

  • Latest Bank Statements signed by the bank (Not older than 3 Months)

  • GST registration certificate

  • Property Tax/ Municipal Corporation Receipt

  • Any Government issued photo ID having Name & address

 List of accepted documents - Indian Organization/ Organisational Proof
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 List of accepted documents - Government or PSU (Bank) Employee/ Institution
  • As per above list of Individual or Organisation (DSC as required by applicant).

  • Authorisation letter/ Departmental letter on organisation letterhead mentioned with Department Stamp and designation with a photo ID of signatory.

  • Employee ID Proof of Applicant or Govt./ Bankofficial ID Card.

 List of accepted documents - For DGFT Dsc
  • As per above list of Individual or Organisation (DSC as required by applicant).

  • Import -Export Code required.

 List of accepted documents - Foreign Individual & Organization

FOREIGN INDIVIDUAL

(All documents are mandatory)

  • Attested copy of Applicant Passport

  • Attested copy of VISA (If applicant is out of native country)

  • Attested copy of Resident Permit certificate (If applicant is in India)

  • Attested copy of any other Government issued Address Proof

FOREIGN INDIVIDUAL

(All documents are mandatory)

  • Attested copy of Applicant Passport

  • Attested copy of VISA (If applicant is out of native country)

  • Attested copy of Resident Permit certificate (If applicant is in India)

  • Attested copy of any other Government issued Address Proof

  • Authorization letter with company seal and signature

FOREIGN ATTESTATION PROCEDURE

  • Embassy of Native Country (If applicant is out of native country)

  • Apostilled by Native Country, after Public Notary (if country is in Hague Convention)

  • Consularized by Native Country, after Public Notary (if country is not in Hague Convention)

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