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How to get DSC Online for Foreign Trade & DGFT Website

Online Legal India LogoBy Online Legal India Published On 27 Nov 2020 Updated On 17 Jan 2023 Category Digital Signature Certificate

A DGFT Digital Signature must sign any documents in a virtual platform without a physical presence or for transactions being performed through a browser on the DGFT website. It is mainly used by the EXIM (Exporters & Importers) community registered with the DGFT (Directorate General of Foreign Trade) in India.

A Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate is mandatory for any organization engaged in Import or an Export business.

Since the legal authority recognizes a Digital Signature Certificate, all documents submitted using a Digital Signature Certificate are considered compared with physically signed copies, as per the Indian Information Technology Act 2000.

Why is a Digital Signature Certificate Required?


A digital signature certificate identifies your identity digitally, or we can say electronically. It also helps with the high security of the private information that you have exchanged.

Where can be a Digital Signature Certificate Used?


  • For secure email and web-based transactions, a DSC can be4 used.
  • To prove ownership of a particular domain and establish SSL encrypted secured sessions between your website and the user for web-based transactions.
  • As a developer, verifying ownership of a code and retaining the integrity of the distributed software programs.
  • For signing web forms, e-tendering documents, filing income tax returns, accessing membership-based websites automatically without entering a user name and password, etc.

How to Apply for Digital Signature Certificate?


A Digital Signature Certificate can be applied through the DGFT website, but as you can understand, that its a government website, so the process will be in FIFO format. Hence, it's better to opt for the same thing hassle-free with a small click through the DSC Expert Team of Online Legal India™ along with more than 1,20,000 satisfied consumers from every corner of India.

Apart from DSC registration we also provide to get your company registration for Import Export Code, GST Registration along with Filing and etc.


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