DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is an electronic form of a signature that can be used to sign electronic documents, authenticate the identity of the signer, and ensure the integrity of the document. To obtain a DSC, you need to register with a Certifying Authority (CA). This article discusses the details of the documents required for DSC registration.
Documents Required for DSC Registration
Here are the documents required for DSC registration in detail:
- Identity Proof: You need to provide a valid identity proof, which can be a PAN card, passport, Aadhaar card, voter ID card, driving license, or any other government-issued identity proof.
- Address Proof: You also need to provide a valid address proof, which can be a utility bill (electricity, water, and telephone), bank statement, passport, or any other government-issued address proof.
- Photograph: You need to provide a recent passport-sized photograph.
- Email ID: You need to provide a valid email ID, which will be used to send the DSC.
- Mobile Number: You need to provide a valid mobile number, which will be used for authentication purposes.
- Class 2 or Class 3 DSC Application Form: You need to fill in the DSC application form, which can be obtained from the CA or downloaded from their website.
- Payment: You need to pay the fees for obtaining the DSC. The fees vary depending on the type of DSC, the validity period, and the CA.
List Of Documents Required In Case Of:
|Certificate for Individuals||Certificate for Organization/Association|
|Aadhaar CardPAN cardAddress ProofPhoto of the Individual||Authorization LetterIdentity ProofProof of the OrganizationSignature of the authorized person of the Organization|
List Of Documents Required In Case Of Indian Citizen:
|Proof of Identity (Any one of the mentioned)||Proof of Residence (Any one of the mentioned)|
|Aadhaar CardVoter Id CardPassport PAN cardDriving LicenseBank Account Cheque Book/Passbook/Statement should have the photo of the individual along with the signature.Any government issued Photo ID card bearing name and address of the citizen (If any)Photo of the Individual||Aadhaar card Water BillElectricity BillTelephone billGas connection billSigned copy of Bank statement of the individual Property Tax billAny government issued ID card bearing name and address (If any)|
List Of Documents Required In Case Of Organization:
|Category of Document||Partnership||Proprietorship||Company|
|Company’s PAN Card||Required||Not required||Required|
|PAN Card of the Applicant||Required||Required||Required|
|ID Proof of the Authorized Signatory||Required||Required||Required|
|Incorporation Certificate||Not Required||Not Required||Required|
|Partnership Deed||Required||Not Required||Not Required|
Summarily, the above documents may vary slightly depending on the CA and the type of DSC being applied for. It is recommended to check with the CA for the exact documents required for DSC registration.