MCA Portal: How to Update DSC?

This service is broadly used when you loose already associated/ registered DSC before its expiry. You can use update DSC service and register new DSC. You can update DSC for any of the following roles of an individual:

  • Director,
  • Manager / Secretary,
  • Practising Professional,
  • Authorised Representative,
  • Nodal Officer – IEPF,
  • Deputy Nodal Officer – IEPF.

You can not use Update DSC service of MCA to register DSC. For first time registration of DSC, you need to use Associate DSC service of MCA Portal.

Steps to Update DSC on MCA Portal

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  1. Go to the MCA Portal

    Access the mca.gov.in. Then, click on MCA Services > DSC Services > Associate DSC

  2. Select the Role of an individual from the dropdown list.

    Select Director from the dropdown list if you are updating the director’s DSC

  3. Enter DIN/ PAN of an individual whose DSC you wish to update.

    Under Associate Director’s/Designated Partner’s/Authorized Representative DSC.

  4. Click on “Yes”

    Click on “Yes” to “You have already registered your DSC as a director against the entered DIN. Do you want to update your DSC?”

  5. Enter the required details and click on Next.

     Enter Email ID, select DSC Certificate, agree to the declaration and click on submit.

A confirmation message will be displayed upon successful submission.

FAQs

Can I use update DSC service, if my DSC has expired?

No. If your associated DSC has expired then you can use Associate DSC function to register new DSC.

Can I use update DSC Service for the business user who lost his registered DSC?

Yes. Business users are the directors, practising professionals and individuals associated with companies. Their login is always DSC Based. Hence they will have to first update their DSC to log in on MCA Portal.

How to update DSC in case of Bank Official/ Nodal Administrator/ External Agency User?

In the case of Bank Officials/ Nodal Administrator/ External Agency User following are the steps for updating DSC:

– Go to mca.gov.in,
– Click on MCA Services > DSC Services > Update DSC,
Enter User ID, Name and Email ID,
– Click on Submit,
– Click the Select Certificate button next to the New Digital Certificate field. Browse and select the new DSC.
– Click the Update button. A message indicating DSC Update will be shown.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hi Sharif,

    Since you do not have the required documentation for resubmission, you need to ask the company to provide the same or create a request on MCA Portal for a Scanned copy of the same if already submitted on MCA Portal. You can refer to our following article for the same:

    How to make request for Scanned Copy of Document on MCA Portal?

    Hope this helps