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Buy a Digital Signature

We are one of the very few authorized dealer of TCS brand who generate digital signature certificates in PFX format and invariably send it through email to our clients located anywhere in the world within 1-2 hour (after getting all the documents and payment) only at a very competitive charges

You need to download the application form, complete it in all respect and mail us the soft copy and required documents through email. You also send us the proof of payment into our account so as to process your application fastest. You need to send us hard copies of documents through post/ courier soonest.

Two signatures are required of the applicant (first across photograph and another on the bottom of the application), provide PAN Card, Address proof as per Application duly attested by any CA, CS, CWA, Advocate or Gazetted officer.

Facts about Digital Signature:-

  1. What is a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)?
    Digital Signature Certificates are the digital equivalent of physical or paper certificates. Examples of physical certificates are driving license, passport or photo ID cards. Certificates serve as proof of identity of an individual for a certain purpose; for example, a driving license identifies someone who can legally drive a vehicle in a country. Likewise, a digital certificate can be presented electronically to prove your identity, to access information or services on the Internet or to sign certain documents digitally.
  2. Why is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) required?
    Like physical documents are signed manually, electronic documents, for example e-forms are required to be signed digitally using a Digital Signature Certificate.
  3. Who issues the Digital Signature Certificate?
    A licensed Certifying Authority (CA) issues the digital signature. Certifying Authority (CA) means a person who has been granted a license to issue a digital signature certificate under Section 24 of the Indian IT-Act 2000. TCS is the most reputed CA among all such licensed certifying authorities whose information is available on the MCA portal (www.mca.gov.in).
  4. What are the different types of Digital Signature Certificates valid for MCA21 program?
    The different types of Digital Signature Certificates are:
    Class-2: Digital Signature Certificates for income tax return e-filing, ROC/ MCA 21.
    Class- 2 digital signature certificates are issued to individual or organization for various purposes. Class 2 A digital signatures for individuals is personal certificate that provides second highest level of assurance within the RCAI hierarchy setup by CCA ( Controller of Certifying Authorities) in India which is mainly used for MCA21, ROC, Income Tax e-filing, sign a word or excel file, sign e-mail sent through Outlook and many more!! Class 2 Digital Signature are used by Chartered Accountants or Company Secretary for their clients, for himself, for existing directors, for new company incorporation, for practicing CA or CS or ICWA.

    Class-3: Digital Signature Certificates for e-Tendering/ e-Procurement/ e-Bidding/ e-Ticketing/ e-Auction/ e-Bidding. Class 3 A/B digital signature certificates are issued to Individual or organization for various purposes. Class 3 A/B digital signatures for individuals/ Organization is certificate that provides highest level of assurance within the RCAI hierarchy setup by CCA ( Controller of Certifying Authorities) in India which is mainly used for e-tendering or e-procurement or e-bidding.

    To participate in the e-tendering process, every vendor is required to use a Class 3B Digital Signature Certificate. Class 3 Digital Signatures are issued to individuals, organizations and devices and applicable for personal and commercial use. Typically, they are used for Electronic Data Exchange (EDI) , internet banking/ broking-tendering and other web-based transactions where confidentiality and authenticity are critical.

    What is the difference between Class 3 Digital Signature issued to Individuals or Organizations?

    Individual (Class 3 a Digital Signature Certificates): Class 3a Individual certificates issued to individuals or devices and encompass primarily high end security-sensitive online activity.

    Organization (Class 3b Digital Signature certificates): Class 3b Organization certificates those are used for signing, encryption, electronic access control, e-commerce, and online financial transactions that require a strong assertion of the customer's identity. The validation procedures for class 3 Organization certificates includes confirmation that the org. does in fact exist, authorization from the org. for the certificate applicant.

  5. Who needs a digital signature certificate?
    Under MCA21 Every person who is required to sign manual documents and returns filed with ROC is required to obtain a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC). Accordingly following have to obtain Digital Signature Certificate:
    • Directors
    • Auditors
    • Company Secretary - Whether in practice or in job.
    •  Bank Officials - for Registration and Satisfaction of Charges
    • Other Authorized Signatories.
  6. What type of Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is to be obtained for eFiling on the MCA Portal?
    DSC of Class 2 category issued by a licensed Certifying Authority (CA) needs to be obtained for e-filing on the MCA Portal.
  7. Is Director Identification Number (DIN) a pre-requisite to apply for DSC?
    No.
  8. What is the cost of obtaining a Digital Signature Certificate?
    The cost of obtaining a digital signature certificate may vary as there are many entities issuing DSCs and their charges may differ. The tentative cost charged by various CAs being as under:-
    PRICES FOR ISSUANCE OF CLASS-II DIGITAL SIGNATURE AT THE CONSUMER END
  9. How much time taken to issue a DSC?
    We, as authorized dealer of TCS brand DSC, invariably take 1 hour to generate and issue Class-2 digital signature which is sent in PFX format through email. The time taken to send a DSC in Aladdin eToken takes three to seven days by post.

  10. What is the validity period of a Digital Signature Certificate?
    The Certifying Authorities (including TCS) are authorized to issue a Digital Signature Certificate with a validity of one or two years.

  11. What is the legal status of a Digital Signature?
    Digital Signatures are legally admissible in a Court of Law, as provided under the provisions of The Information Technology Act, 2000. This provides for use of Digital Signatures on the documents submitted in electronic form in order to ensure the security and authenticity of the documents filed electronically. This is the only secure and authentic way that a document can be submitted electronically. As such, all filings done by the companies under MCA21 e-Governance programme are required to be filed with the use of Digital Signatures by the person authorised to sign the documents.