How to apply for DSC Registration through Safescrypt

DSC stands for Digital Signature Certificate. Certifying Authority (CA) issues DSC. Further it is a secure digital key that certifies the identity of the holder. Therefore it is in the best interest of the businesses and individuals to apply for digital signature as it provides a high level of security. In addition it ensures the privacy of the information for online transactions exchanged by using a Digital Signature. You can apply for DSC registration through Safescrypt or e-Mudra.

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Modes of applying for DSC through Safescript

  • Classic
    • It is a traditional paper-based method. Further it requires you to fill an application form. And submit it along with the scanned copies of Address proof, ID proof, etc. But this option is available only for the organization certificate.
  • eKYC
    • It is the Paperless Know Your Customer (KYC) method. Where your identity and address are verified electronically using your Income Tax Permanent Account Number (PAN) or Aadhaar Paperless offline eKYC. However this option is available only for Individuals.

The process to apply for DSC through Safescript

Below are the steps to apply for DSC Registration through Safescrypt:

  1. Visit the Safescrypt website

    Select “Digital Signature Certificate” from drop-down of “Services” on the Safescrypt website.
    Fill in the Basic information.

  2. Acquire the DSC(Digital Signature Certificate) application form.

    Further fill in the form, you need to mention :
    – Usage type
    – Class type
    – User type
    – Certificate type
    – Certificate Validity

  3. Fill the Applicant Details

    Fill in all the necessary details in the Form Name, gender, contact number, email Id, etc.

  4. Provide all the necessary documents such as address proof, identity proof, etc

    In addition, all the documents provided for address proof & identity proof must be attested by an attesting officer.
    Further documents can be validated in two ways:
    Online: Using Aadhar number, the user has to enter the Aadhar number and registered mobile number to get an OTP. In order to validate and verify enter the OTP on the website. Whereas, this option is available only for Individuals.
    Offline: Users can courier the attested documents to the Specified address mentioned. Self Attested and Attested by Company Secretary or Bank Manager or Post Master or Gazetted Officer or Registration Authority. However, this option is available only for an organization.

  5. Make necessary Payment.

    After online verification of the documents the payment gateway opens up to make the payment. Once the payment is successful it notifies the admin team and delivers the credentials

  6. Confirmation is sent on Email Id and Mobile number.

    Further, creates a User account along this process. A a confirmation email and SMS sent to the respective email id and mobile number. Mentioning the Unique Id, Login credentials, Payment details, and Status

FAQs

How long do digital signatures remain valid?

Normally, a key expires after one year. However, there are many cases where it is necessary for signed documents to be regarded as legally valid for much longer than two years.

What happens when you sign a file using DSC?

When you digitally sign information, you are giving the recipients the ability to determine that the contents of the document have not been altered. And are true since you signed it.

Why do I need Digital Signature?

A Digital Signature Certificate authenticates your identity electronically. Therefore, it also provides you with a high level of security for your online transactions by ensuring the absolute privacy of the information exchanged using a Digital Signature Certificate.

How to apply for DSC through e-Mudra?

DSC stands for Digital Signature Certificate. DSC is an electronic form of signature. It helps to authenticate the identity of the sender of a message or the signer of the document. DSC is stored in a USB drive. e-Mudra, the Certifying Authority appointed by the Controller of Certifying Authority (CAA) issues DSC. Further, you can apply for DSC online by visiting the e-Mudra Site.

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Types of DSC

Class 1, 2, and 3 are the types of Digital Signature Certificates. Class 1 is verified against an email address and holds no legal liability. While class 2 confirms against a pre-verified database. Whereas, Class 3 is the highest form of DSC that aids in establishing the identity of the individual in e-commerce and e-tendering.

Paperless DSC:

  • Aadhar-based e-KYC Verification DSC: The applicant can apply Aadhar based E-KYC verification DSC using Paperless mode. Further it is an easy and fastest way to make DSC. Therefore the whole process of Paperless DSC will save your time, money, efforts and it is totally secure. Above all you can apply for it through the e-Mudra website which has an option of Paperless DSC.
  • PAN-based e-KYC Verification DSC: The greatest advantage of this Pan-based Paperless DSC however, is that one can apply for this type of DSC online anytime or anywhere.

Procedure to apply for DSC online

Follow the below procedure in order to apply for DSC online:

  1. Visit e-Mudra website

    Go to e-Mudra website and click on “Buy Digital Certificate”. Select the class type, user type, certificate validity, certificate type, and KYC option.

  2. Enter required information for DSC

    You will be guided to the Buy Digital Certificate section. Fill in the required information and click on Proceed.

  3. DSC Application Form will appear.

    Fill in all the necessary details in the Form based on your selection Aadhaar or Pan.

  4. You will receive an OTP on the mobile number registered.

    Enter the OTP and Type the desired name and PIN.

  5. Click on “Verify and Proceed”

    Verify and Authenticate with the OTP.

  6. Make payment for application of Digital Signature Certificate

    Now apply for DSC. Select the Digital Signature of your choice.

  7. Verify Certificate Information

    E Sign using the User Id, PIN, and OTP.
    After that click on “Submit”.
    Application ID shall be generated.
    Note down the Application ID for future use.

  8. You will be directed to Video Recording Portal.

    Further continue to Video Recording in order to process the application.

  9. Click on Start Recording and answer the following questions as prompted:

    Have you applied for DSC?- Yes I have applied for DSC.
    What is your name? – Your name as per Aadhar/Pan.
    What is your date of birth?-
    After that preview and Submit

FAQs

Are Digital Signature Certificate legally valid in India?

Yes, subsequent to the enactment of Information Technology Act 2000 in India, Digital Signature Certificates are legally valid in India. Certifying Authorities issue Digital Signature Certificates

Why do I need a DSC?

A Digital Signature Certificate authenticates your identity electronically. Additionally, it also provides you with a high level of security for your online transactions. Further it ensures the absolute privacy of the information exchanged using a Digital Signature Certificate.

Can I use DSC for multiple e-mail addresses?

No, you cannot. A digital signature certificate can have only one email address.