Digital signature certificate in India

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Registration

Everything is going digital in India and so is the process of identification. To digitally verify your identity and for fulfilling various statutory compliances, you need to have a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC). Now a series of questions would come to our mind like what is DSC? What are the classes of DSC? What is the difference between Class 2 digital signature and Class 3 digital signature? And How to apply or get Digital Signature Online?
To validate and certify the identity of a person, a secure digital key is issued by the certifying authorities like sify, emudhra and so on, known as DSC. It basically contains user information such as his/her name, pin code, country, date of issuance of certificate and name of certifying authority. DSC is equivalent to written signature and it helps to establish the identity of a person filing the document. You can register DSC by contacting us and submitting required documents.

Easily Apply for Digital Signature (DSC)

To validate and certify your identity in a digital way, everyone needs to have a Digital Signature Certificate. Afleo offers services to get a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Online easily.

  • It costs Rs.1,499/- Lowest in India
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DSC is classified into 3 categories – Class 2, Class 3 and DGFT. Class 2 digital signature is used for filing documents with Income Tax Authorities or with Registrar of Companies. While, Class 3 digital signature certificates are used by vendors who wish to apply for e-tenders i.e. online bidding. DGFT digital signature is operated by exporters and importers under Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). It enables digital signature for online license applications and also provides other benefits like security, low application fee, reduced turnover time for issuance of license and cost savings. Use of DSC reduces cost and time; keeps the data safe and secure and authenticates the personal information of user while conducting business online.

Features of Digital Signature Certificate

Digital Identification

DSC acts as a digital identity for online transactions, to access information or services on the Internet or to sign certain documents digitally. It is the electronic form of physical certificate such as identity proof, driver’s license, Passport or PAN card.


Digitally signed documents give assurance of signer’s authenticity to the receiver. As the document is signed digitally, receiver need not to worry about the documents being forged.


Once the documents are signed digitally, they cannot be edited or altered, making the data more safe and secure. This ensures that the information entered is not corrupted or tampered in any manner, verifying the integrity of transactions.

Documents required for DSC Registration

  • Passport Size Photo of the Applicant
  • PAN Card of Applicant
  • Aadhaar Card/Passport of Applicant
  • Bank Statement of organization, in case of DSC of an organization
  • Registration Certificate, in case of organization
  • Apostilled proofs (Foreign National)

Procedure to obtain Digital Signature

Obtaining Information/Documents

At first, we will solve all your queries regarding DSC. Later, we will collect all the necessary information required for filing an application.

Drafting and Filing of Application

We will draft your application for DSC as soon as we receive your information. After verifying the given information, then the application will be submitted to the certifying authorities within 1 working day.

Obtain DSC

Once the application is submitted, it will take 1 working day to register DSC and 2-3 working days for the Digital Signature Certificate to get delivered to you.