Digital Signature certification in Bangalore

Due to technology, there are so many inventions which are a boon of replacement for the manual work. It saves lot of time and energy. DSC is a kind of thing which is mainly for security purposes. Physical signatures, the time consuming and the mal functioning process been converted into digital form. It is very similar to the handwritten signature which authenticates the document. While accessing on the internet to sign some secured documents, it acts as an identity. During online transaction, DSC provides high level of security and the absolute information will be received in the destination with higher value of privacy.

DSC holds the user identity information such as email address, name, pin code, country and the name of the certifying authority.

It is intended to solve the problems of tampering during digital communication. It provides the added assurance as origin, identity, transaction and status of electronic documents.

The digital signature is encrypted or signed by the private key at the sender side and the information will be properly decrypted at the receiver side by the relevant public key. It is also can be referred as the electronic credit card which establishes the credential on any transaction or business.

Most modern email programs support the digital signature and digital certificates. It is extensively used for authenticity, integrity and non-repudiation of communications and transaction over the internet.

There are two DSC keys associated explicitly one is private key and other one is public key. One key would not work in the absence of other. They are used by browsers and servers to encrypt and decrypt the information regarding the identity of the certificate user.

The private key is stored in the computer hard disk or USB; user retains the control with the issued password. In the receiving side, the encrypted information will be disseminated to get the original information by using the relevant key which should be associated with the private key.

The process may fail only by two reasons. If the information doesn’t match up with the relevant information or the information lost due to some errors. This is what reflected in the decryption and it may prevent the access from the unauthorised parties.

Classification of DSC:

There are three classes in DSC. They are Class 1, Class 2, and Class3.

Class 1:

Communication between the employers and the employees can be done through this class. This can be issued to private subscribers or individuals. It checks the user name and email address in the certified authority with the applicant’s database.


It could be used for both the private individual use and for the business personnel. This ensures that the information provided by the applicant should not conflict with the well-recognised consumer’s database. It can be used for so many significant purposes. They are sales tax returns, VAT, e-filing for income tax returns, and Registrar of Companies (ROC).


This is used for both the organisation and for individuals. It is mainly used for e-commerce applications and it can be considered as a high assurance certificate. This certificate could be given if the concerned person appears before the certifying authority. Physical appearance is mandatory.

The applications are e-auction and e-tendering which is organised by the government or the public sector companies. Class 3 also can be used in the submission of bid documents, downloading the contract and evaluation of tenders, supplier registration or expression of interests.

Documents required for digital signature certificate:

For individual:
  • Identity proof (PAN card/Post office ID card/Passport/Any photo identity which is issued by the respective government/Driving license/Bank account passbook which contains the sign of an individual, attestation of the bank’s official and the photograph).
  • Address Proof (Voter ID card/Driving license/Aadhar card/Electricity bill/water bill (not older than 2 months).
  • Passport sized photograph of an individual.
For Organisation: Documents required for proprietorship:
  • Produce the copy of business registration certificate.
  • Copy of an Identity card from the authorised signatory of an organisation.
  • Copy of the bank statement.
  • Pay slip or the applicant’s identity card which has been issued by the particular organisation or the letter from the organisation.
Documents required for partnership:
  • PAN card copy of the particular organisation.
  • Organisation ID card copy from the authorised signatory.
  • Trust deed/LLP agreement/Partnership deed can be produced but it must contain the signature of the partners.
  • Bank statement copy (First 2 pages).
  • Audit report, annual return and income tax returns.
Documents required for LLP:
  • PAN card copy of the organisation.
  • Copy of AOA/MOA/Bye laws.
  • Certificate of incorporation.
  • Copy of partnership deed/LLP agreement/trust deed which contains the signature of all the respective partners.
  • Applicant’s ID card which is issued from the particular organisation.
Documents required for a company:
  • Copy of last income tax return/audit report and annual return.
  • Bank statement copy (First 2 pages).
  • Copy of organisational ID card of the applicant/pay slip/letter from the organisation.
  • Copy of bye laws/MOA/AOA.
  • Incorporation certificate of the company.