Digital Signature Certificate for Foreign National DSC

Citizens of other countries and/ or their organization, as well as Indian national overseas, can apply for a digital signature online in order to safely transact in the country.

What are the documents required ?

Proof of Identity( All of below)
  • a) Attested copy of applicant passport
  • b) Attested copy of VISA (If applicant is out of native country)
  • c) Attested copy of Resident Permit Certificate (if applicant is in India)
  • Note: Attested copy of PAN is mandatory if applicant has a PAN.
Proof of Address (Any one of below)
  • a) Attested copy of applicant passport (containing address as part of it)
  • b) Attested copy of any other Government/Bank issued address proof
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Which type of certificate is required ?

Class 3
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Why do I need a Digital Signature Certificate?

A Digital Signature Certificate authenticates your identity electronically. It also provides you with a high level of security for your online transactions by ensuring absolute privacy of the information exchanged using a digital certificate. You can use certificates to encrypt information such that only the intended recipient can read it. You can digitally sign information to assure the recipient that it has not been changed in transit, and also verify your identity as the sender of the message.

Where can I use Digital Signature Certificates?

You can use Digital Signature Certificates for the following:

  • For secure email and web-based transactions, or to identify other participants of web-based transactions.
  • To prove ownership of a domain name and establish SSL/ TLS encrypted secured sessions between your website and the user for web based transactions.
  • As a developer, for proving authorship of a code and retaining integrity of the distributed software programs.
  • For signing web forms, e-tendering documents, filing income tax returns, to access membership-based websites automatically without entering a user name and password etc.

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