What is a Digital Signature?

A Digital Signature is a secure key (USB E-Token) that contains the signature in digital format and is issued for the purpose of validating & verifying a particular person or entity.

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Classes of Digital Signature Certificates

Class2

Certificate

Every Director / Signing Authority needs to have their Digital Signature Certificate as e-filing is made compulsory in Registrar of Companies, ROC, An individual who is required to sign documents and File Returns as per the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Income Tax Department of the Indian Govt. it’s now mandated to obtain Class-2 DSC with PAN Encryption.

Class3

Certificate

Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate is the upgraded version of the Class 2 DSC. By using this particular Certificate, an individual can Participate/Bid in any kind of E-Tenders / Auction across India. To participate in the Online Tendering process, every business personnel is required to use a Class 3 Digital Signatures Certificate.

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When is Digital Signature required or mandatory?

Company

Company Incorporation

The Digital Signature Certificate is mandatory if you are incorporating a Public Limited Company, Private Limited Company, Limited Liability Partnership or One Person Company

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Obtaining Director Identification Number (DIN)

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is mandatory while you are applying for DIN number

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (Compliances)

If your business's annual turnover exceeds INR 60 Lakhs it is mandatory to verify your returns with Digital Signature Certificate

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Income Tax

For all the individuals/professionals having an annual gross receipt of More than INR 25 Lakhs and for businesses with annual turnover of INR 1 Crore and above it is mandatory to file income tax with Digital Signature Certificate

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Goods and Service Tax

If you are a business entity (other than the Sole Proprietorship) it is mandatory to have Digital Signature Certificate for both registrations and verifying GST Returns online.

Import & Export Code

It is mandatory to have DSC while applying for an import & export code

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Intellectual Property Rights

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is required for filing of Intellectual Property Rights like Trademark, Patent etc

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E-Tendering

A Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is essential for companies and organizations that take part or intend to take part in E-Tendering processes on various Government sites

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Employee Provident Fund

Employers in India can use Class 2 Gold or Class 3 Digital Signature Certificates for submitting their employee PF transfer claim form online.

Who requires a Digital Signature?

Obtaining a Class II Digital Signature is mandatory in following cases:

  • E-filing income tax returns in case of every registered trust, partnership firm, companies, any other entity or individual who is required to get tax audit under the Income Tax Act.
  • Company filings with MCA21( Ministry of Corporate Affairs)

MCA has mandated digital signatures for the following individuals:

  • Directors
  • Auditors
  • Company Secretaries - Whether in practice or in job
  • Bank Officials - for Registration and Satisfaction of Charges
  • Other Authorized Signatories

Documents Required

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Aadhaar

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PAN

Passport

Passport Size Photograph

Advantages

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Time saving

You no longer have to wait for your manager to return from a holiday or conference for that signature. Digital signatures ensure that businesses save on cost and time with documents and contracts signed off with a click of a button.

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Cost Savings

Many companies also see significant cost savings, with little or no expense in ink, paper, printing, scanning, shipping/delivery or travel expenses.

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Workflow Efficiency

With lesser delays, digital signatures ensure better efficiency in workflow. Managing and tracking documents are made easier, with lesser effort and time involved.

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Better Customer Experience

Digital signatures provide the convenience of signing important documents where ever a customer or the person to sign is located. Sales persons do not have to wait for the customer to come to the bank or office.

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Security

When it comes to signatures, authenticity and security is a priority. Digital signatures reduce the risk of duplication or alteration of the document itself. Digital signatures ensure that signatures are verified, authentic and legitimate.

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Legal Validity

Digital signatures provide authenticity and ensure that the signature is verified. This can stand in any court of law like any other signed paper document.

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Future Validity

Digital signatures also hold validity into the future. ETSI PDF Advanced Signatures (PAdES) with its eIDAS requirements have validity well into the future with its long term signature formats.

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Environmental Benefits

As corporate and business become more conscious of their role in sustainability, digital signatures is a step ahead in their efforts in reducing waste and being environmental friendly.

How We Work?

1Fill the form & Make the Payment
2Call from a dedicated DSC Expert
3We will create all your required documents and file on your behalf.
4We will validate your documents in two ways: Video recording or SMS
5Congratulations! Your Digital Signature will be sent in a USB and Token through courier at your address.

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