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Utilization of Digital Signature Certificate in GST Process

Online Legal India LogoBy Online Legal India Published On 28 Nov 2020 Updated On 06 Jan 2023 Category GST

This article will know the importance of a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) for any GST related functions and necessities. As per the GST Act, 2017, now every business-related tax filing comes under the GST taxation procedure.

It is why every GST registered business personnel and entity is recommended to register a DSC for a better, fast, and proficient business operation.

As per the IT Act, 2000 of the Indian Govt. digital signature came into the limelight to sign documents quickly with just one electronic token, known as Digital Signature Certificate or DSC.

Meaning of Digital Signature Certificate


A Digital Signature Certificate is a signature that can be done without using pen and paper or physical appearance. Digital Signature Certificate is of three classes which are named as Class 1 DSC, Class 2 DSC & Class 3 DSC.

For GST related usage, only Class 2 and Class 3 DSC is being used. 

Where can we use Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) for GST?


  • For official email and web-based transactions for GST
  • While registering under the GST Taxation system of the Indian Govt.
  • In the time of the GST Filing process
  • Registering for GST E-Way Billing to transport goods
  • To provide evidence of ownership of a registered business
  • To sign web forms, e-tendering documents without entering a user name and password

Benefits of using DSC


When business individuals register a Digital Signature Certificate, he/she would be benefited in the following areas:

  • Time-Saving
  • Cost Saving
  • Workflow Efficiency
  • Better Customer Experience
  • Enhanced Digital Security
  • Environmental benefits


Get a Digital Signature Certificate Online with a Click


Any GST registered business personnel or entity willing to get DSC, the modern business appliance, can get in touch with India's own business solution platform Online Legal India™.  Here, the business expert panel would assist you from every possible aspect to register your Digital Signature and deliver the DSC Token at your doorstep at the quickest. 

Apart from DSC registration, the country's recommended expert panel would deliver the guidance in your Company Registration, GST Enrollment & Tax Filing, or Trademark Registration at an unbeatable price. 

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