A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) establishes the identity of the sender while filing or sending documents electronically through the internet. Similar to how a handwritten signature establishes the identity and/or consent of the signee in a paper document, a digital signature certificate establishes the identity and/or of the signee in electronic documents. In India, all Government Departments accept digitally signed documents from CCA like eMudhra, Sify, N-Code, etc. Class 2 or Class 3 Digital signatures with a validity of 2 or 3 years can be purchased online from Skill Tech Guru through a completely online process. There is no requirement for submitting any documents through courier. IndiaFilings can help you apply for and obtain Class 2 or Class 3 DSC from Certifying Authority like E-Mudhra, Sify or N-Code. All our digital signatures are provided in FIPS compliant ePass USB tokens to protect the signature until the end of validity.
There are 3 types of Digital Signature Certificates, namely :- Class-1, Class-2 and Class-3. Each has its own level of security and is meant for a particular category of professional and or sector of industry..
No, physical verification is not required for issuing a Digital Signature.
Class 2 Digital signature: Digital signature certificate class 2 is a digital signature where the identity of a person is verified against a trusted, pre-verified database. It is used where the risk of data is moderate. They are issued to the directors/signatory authorities of the companies for the purpose of e-filing with the Registrar of Companies (ROC). Class 3 Digital signature: Digital signature certificate class 3 are the highest level of digital signature where the person needs to present himself or herself in front of a Registration Authority (RA) and prove his/ her identity. It is used where the risk of data is at an extreme level. They are used by Individuals, Companies, and Organizations who take part or who wish to take part in e-Tendering, e-Procurement, e-Ticketing, IPO, Patent, and Trademark filing process on various websites in India..