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How to use Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) in India

Online Legal India LogoBy Online Legal India Published On 16 Nov 2020 Updated On 29 Dec 2021 Category Digital Signature Certificate

The most popular use of digital signature in India is regarding the signing of the PDF file for Tax Returns. DSC gives the assurance of not only the integrity of the signer but also the data and it serves the goals of information security: integrity, authentication, and non-repudiation.

Following the enactment of the IT Act, 2000, Digital Signature came into the highlight in the Indian business scenario. As per the current status, every day more than 5,300 DSCs are being registered under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) of the Indian Govt.

With the advancement of technology, we are moving away from the pen and paper world to a digital world. A Digital Signature Certificate uses digital keys to identify a person and through the in-built encryption in it, digital security is ensured completely in a DSC.

Hence it is first, safe, and a smart business appliance for every Next-Gen Indian business personnel.


Where to use a DSC in India?

These are the few areas where the utilization of a digital signature or the Digital Signature Certificate is required or we can say that can be used-

  • Income Tax Return Filing process.
  • GST Registration & Filing process.
  • All types of Company Registration (LLP, PVT. LTD, OPC).
  • Annual Compliance Filing of all types of Business Entities.
  • All other transactions in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) portal.
  • Import-Export transaction in the DGFT portal.
  • Trademark Registration & Copyright Registration.
  • Application for Patent Registration.
  • IRCTC vendor transaction.
  • Employee Provident Fund (EPF) transaction.
  • E-Tender and E-Auction transaction.

Get Your Digital Signature Online by a Single Click-

If you want the incorporation of the private company then you need to carry out the documentation process in a convenient digital way. Obtaining a DSC would be the best alternative for you.

Any individual or company can apply online for a Digital Signature Certificate from India’s very own business solution platform, Online Legal India™. With the hassle-free Indian Government recognized platform and collaborative assistance from the specialized business experts and advocate panel, get your DSC at the easiest way.

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