Digital Signature Certificates

Last Updated on April 20, 2024 by Saira Farman

Digital Signature Certificates or DSC or Digital Signature are being embraced by different government organizations and presently is a legal necessity in different applications.

Capricorn offers different classes of endorsements to assist associations and people secure internet-based exchanges with lawful legitimacy according to the Indian IT Act, 2000.

Capricorn testaments adjust to x.509 standard of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) in India wherein moreover, these are given according to IVG and IOG rules given by the workplace of Controller of Certifying Authorities.

There are different types and Classes of DSC, the data underneath would assist you with showing up to the right endorsement for your necessities.

Sort of Certificates


Sign DSC must be utilized for marking records. The most well-known utilization is marking the PDF record for Tax Returns, MCA, and different sites. Marking through DSC gives the confirmation of the trustworthiness of the endorser as well as the information. It is a confirmation of untampered and unaltered information.


Encode DSC must be utilized to scramble a record, it is prevalently utilized in the delicate gateway, to assist organizations with scrambling the archives and transfers. You could likewise utilize the endorsement to scramble and send grouped data. Encode DSC is good for web-based business records, legitimate documentation, and sharing archives that are profoundly private and contains data that should be secured. We are selling Encrypt declaration as an independent item too.

Sign and Encrypt

Our Motion and Encrypt DSC can be employed for both marking and encoding. Helpful for clients who need to verify and keep up with the classification of the data shared. Its use incorporates recording government structure and application.

The legitimacy of the Certificate

You could purchase authentications with legitimacy for up to three years. (The legitimacy is constrained by regulation, and you can’t buy declarations over three years and short of what One-year of legitimacy)

Classes of Certificates

As indicated by the new rules delivered by CCA, Capricorn CA can give just Class 3 DSC to their clients. In any case, all the class 2 endorsements bought before will stay dynamic and be used.

Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate

We additionally offer class 3 advanced signature endorsements as indicated by the IVG rule which is thought of as the most solid and most secure of all authentications. It is essentially utilized in issues of high security and well-being, for example, e-recording, web-based exchanging, and internet business, where a tremendous measure of cash or exceptionally private data is involved.

Following are the fundamental elements of Class 3 declarations –

  •  e-Tendering.
  •  Patent and Trademark e-recording.
  •  MCA e-recording.
  •  Annual Tax e-recording.
  •  LLP enlistment.
  •  Customs e-documenting.
  •  e-Procurement.
  •  e-Bidding.
  •  e-Auction.
  •  GST Application recording.

Who could purchase our authentication

There is no limit on who could purchase our endorsements, individuals and association from India and outside India can purchase our testaments, given they meet our Verification Guidelines. Kindly gander at our rundown beneath to choose a suitable application structure.


The DSC is for Indians, who don’t need their association name to be essential for the testament. Click here


The DSC is for organizations (any kind of element), that need their association name to be essential for DSC. Click here

Unfamiliar Individuals

The DSC is for outsiders and might want to involve our declaration in their name. Click here

Unfamiliar Organization

The DSC is for Organizations enlisted external India that might want to utilize our Digital authentications. Click here

Report Signer Certificate

In the event that you mean to involve our authentication for mass marking of archives, you could utilize our Bulk Signer Certificates. We would offer this endorsement in the PFX document for Class 2 and is offered to Organizations as it were. Click here

IET Certificates

We have an exceptional Digital Signature endorsement for IEC code holders, this testament is explicitly utilized for DGFT entrance. Click here

Handling Methods

We have three distinct paperless eKYC confirmation-based techniques for gaining Digital mark authentication. The candidate can pick the technique they like.

Aadhar-Based Paperless DSC

Any candidate who is an Aadhaar cardholder can apply for the Digital Signature Certificates in a paperless way utilizing, the “Aadhaar Offline eKYC” system. The aadhar-based KYC check process is paperless and advanced knows your client (KYC) method, wherein the application is conveyed forward after a computerized confirmation of the candidate. The most common way of applying for a DSC application to create orders and download the DSC is speedy and can get finished within 15-20 mins.

Recommend Read:- Difference Between Class 2 And Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate.

Container-Based Paperless DSC

By deciding on the PAN-based Paperless DSC, the candidate can save money on the relative expense. The method involved with acquiring the Pan-based Paperless DSC is simple, quick, and followed by a speedy video confirmation, where the candidate needs to mirror their PAN card in the video. The greatest benefit of this Pan-based Paperless DSC produced after the NYC check is that one can apply for this sort of DSC online whenever or anyplace, providing the candidate with the endowment of worldwide accommodation.

GST-Based Paperless DSC

We give the GST Based paperless Organizational DSCs (Digital Signature Certificate) for Organizations having their elite GST authentication. These declarations give total security by guaranteeing privacy to the data or records with Digital Signature when shared carefully.