“Digital Signature” brings the concept DIGITAL INDIA many steps ahead. Nowadays, it becomes necessary for every individual and business organizations to get signed the document digitally using a digital signature.

The benefits of having “Digital Signature” are as follows:

  1. It removes the headache of signing a big document having many papers inside to sign.
  2. The doubt of fake signature or fraudulent sign can be fully avoided.
  3. The technology is governed by Cyber Laws having strong legal provisions.
  4. Documents of Online Tenders, Income Tax Return, RoC Compliance, DGFT Licenses, etc. can only be signed with the use of Digital Signature
  5. It is very easy to access and trustworthy technology. Digital Signature is considered as highly authentic and valid.
  6. To avoid its misuse, one has to renew it at every span of 2 years

There are mainly two class of Digital Signature:-

  1. Class – 2 Signatures
  2. Class – 3 Signatures

Class – 1 signature has no legal validity.

Documents required for Class - 2 Digital Signature Certificate

Identity Proof (Any One)

  1. PAN Card (Compulsory)
  2.  Id Proof
  3. Address Proof
  4.  Driving License
  5. Passport
  6. Govt. ID Card
  7.  Post office ID Card
  8.  Copy of Bank Passbook containing photo & signed by the applicant with attestation and by a concerned bank officer

Address Proof (Any One)

  1. Telephone / Electricity / Water Bill
  2. Voter ID Card
  3. Gas Connection
  4. Property Tax Bill
  5. Bank Statement attested by the Bank officer (recent)
  6. Driving Licence
  7. Passport
  8. Aadhar Card
  9. Service Tax / VAT / Excise Registration Certificate

Copy of supporting documents should be attested by any one of the following:

(seal and sign of the attesting officer should be other than BLACK)

  1. Gazatted Officer

2. Bank Manager

3. Authorized Executive of Bank

4. Post Master