GST emSigner

What is emSigner?

It is a web-based service software that allows a user to sign legally bound documents online without a paper or fax. A user needs the emSigner software to sign online documents on the GST Portal. The emSigner helps the user sign documents for various GST Returns such as GSTR-1, GSTR 3B, GSTR 9, etc. The electronic documents that are signed by emSigner are kept confidential. These documents are viewed only by the designated recipients making it a more secure method.

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emSigner Installation Steps

  1. Access the GST Portal

    Login to the GST Portal using the account credentials.

  2. Click on the username located on the top-right corner of the dashboard

    Access the Register/Update DSC option from the dropdown.

  3. On the Register Signature Certificate page

    Select the “click here for instructions on installing signer utility.”

  4. On the Document Signer Install page. Choose the appropriate option for installation

    Choose the appropriate option for installation according to the operating system that you are using.
    Once the option is chosen, the emSigner.msi file will be downloaded in your system.

  5. Access the emSigner.msi executable file

    Access the emSigner.msi file that is downloaded on your system.

  6. We move to the emSigner Setup window

    Click on the Next button.

  7. Click the Next button, if you wish to install the emSigner in the default folder

    You could also browse and select a different folder to install the emSigner application.

  8. We move to the emSigner installation page

    To begin the installation process, click the Install button.

  9. Finish the setup

    After the installation process is complete, click on the Finish button to exit the setup.

  10. Navigate to the emSigner icon on the desktop

    Right-click the application and chose the “Run as Administrator” option.

  11. A message indicating the launch of the application will be displayed

    Click on the “Ok” button.

Nextly, we move on to the Digital Signature Signer window.

FAQs

What are the system requirements to install the emSigner application?

The pre-requisites for installing the emSigner are provided as below:
– Windows 32 / 64 bit OS
– Java 1.6 JRE 1.6.0_38+, Java 1.7, Java 1.8
– Windows: Admin access to install the emSigner component
– Anyone of the following ports should be free- 1585, 2095, 2568, 2868, 4587.

What is DSC in GST?

DSC stands for Digital Signature Certificate. It is one of the options used for authentication purposes on GST Portal.

What to do if I get the error sorry, no valid digital signatures found. please try again?

You may see this error because your Digital Signature Certificate has expired.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @Dia_malhotra

    Here are the steps to resolve the error:

    1. Uninstall the Java Utility and EmSigner
    2. Install JAVA 8 Update 162 32-bit version only
    3. Download TRACES Web Signer Setup V 2.0 setup file from TRACES
    4. Install DSC drivers on your computer
    5. Update your Chrome (if it is of Older version)
    6. Clear cache & cookies from your browser
    7. Restart your computer
    8. Run EmSigner as administrator

    You can also refer to the download and install WebSocket EmSigner for more information related to the same query.