Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)
Digital Signature Certificate
Trend Setter Associates offers various types of Digital Signature Certificates such as Class 1,2 & 3 A Digital Signature Certificate is a secure digital key that is issued by the certifying authorities for the purpose of validating and certifying the identity of the person holding this certificate. Digital Signatures make use of the public key encryptions to create the signatures. A digital signature certificate (DSC) contains information about the user’s name, pin code, country, email address, date of issuance of certificate and name of the certifying authority.
Classes of Digital Signature Certificate
The type of applicant and the purpose for which the Digital Signature Certificate is obtained defines the kind of DSC one must apply for depending on the need. There are three types of Digital Signature certificates issued by the certifying authorities.
Class 1 – Digital Signature Certificates
These are issued to individual/private subscribers and are used to confirm that the user’s name and email contact details from the clearly defined subject lie within the database of the certifying authority.
How to apply for digital signature certificates?
Following are the requirements for Applying for Digital Signature Certificate
Submission of DSC Application form duly filled, signed by the applicant
Producing Photo ID proof
Producing Address proof
Pasting the Photo on the Application
Mobile Number & Email Id
Digital signatures are issued for 1 or 2 years. After their validity has expired, they need to be renewed
A person can have different DSCs – one for official purpose and the other DSC for personal purpose
Digitally signed documents are acceptable in legal courts as an evidence or proof