Digital signature certificate
A digital signature in India is a signature or identity of an individual that is done digitally to send and receive it through the internet.Digital Signature Certificate is a secure digital way that is issued by the authorities for validating and verifying the validity of the individual who is holding the certificate. A Digital Signature Certificate holder has detail about the Name, Pin code, Country ,Certificate issuance date, and the name of the certifying authority DSC’s certificates are.issued by the Controller of Certifying Authority. One of the Certifying Authority is eMudhra that issues the certificate.
Benefits of a Digital Signature Certificate:
- Reduced cost and time
- Data integrity
- Authenticity of documents
Why is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) required?
To sign electronic documents, for example e-forms are required to be signed digitally using a Digital Signature Certificate.
Digital Signature Certificates types:
Class 2: The identity of a person is verified against a trusted, pre-verified database.
Class 3: Highest level where the person needs to present himself or herself in front of a Registration Authority.
Documents Required For Digital Signature Certificate:
- PAN Card Copy
- Passport Copy
- Electricity bill
- Gas Bill
- Aadhar Card
- Passport Size Photo