Digital Signature in Chennai

Digital Signature Certificate in Chennai

Digital Signature Certificates or DSC or Digital Signature are being adopted by various government agencies and now is a statutory requirement in various applications. Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) are the digital equivalent (that is electronic format) of physical or paper certificates. Few Examples of physical certificates are drivers’ licenses, passports or membership cards. Certificates serve as proof of the identity of an individual for a certain purpose; for example, a driver’s license identifies someone who can legally drive in a particular country. Likewise, a digital certificate can be presented electronically to prove one’s identity, to access information or services on the Internet or to sign certain documents digitally.

Physical documents are signed manually, similarly, electronic documents, for example, e-forms are required to be signed digitally using a 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.

Process of obtaining DSC:

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Applicants can directly approach Certifying Authorities (CAs) with original supporting documents, and self-attested copies will be sufficient in this case
DSCs can also be obtained, wherever offered by CA, using Aadhar eKYC based authentication, and supporting documents are not required in this case
A letter/certificate issued by a Bank containing the DSC applicant’s information as retained in the Bank database can be accepted. Such a letter/certificate should be certified by the Bank Manager.

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Our Service Plans

  • Registration (for Petty Food Business)
  • ₹2,000*
  • *Inclusive of Govt. Fees

    Annual turnover of fewer than Rs.12 lakhs
    Manufacture or sell food products (on own or via retailers, hawkers, itinerant vendors or temporary stall owners)
    Who distributes food regularly, publicly, for instance, at religious or social gatherings

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  • Central License (for Large Food Business)
  • Rs. 10,000*
  • *Inclusive of Govt Fees

    Annual turnover exceeds the amount of 20 crores.
    All manufacturers of proprietary foods.
    Food processing units that have premises in Central Govt. Agency
    All Importers, 100% Export oriented units, large manufacturers, food operators in airports, seaports.

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Processing Methods

We have four different verification methods for acquiring the Digital signature certificate. The applicant can opt for the method they prefer.


In traditional methods applicants have to fill a form with requirements covering type, validity, usage, usableby etc. Attested photocopies of Address proof, ID, PAN, etc. should be attached along with the form. Applicants have to sign the form and fill all the mandatory requirements. All attached documents should be attested by either Bank Manager, Gazetted Officers or Postmaster.

Paperless DSC- Aadhar-based e-KYC Verification DSC

Aadhaar based Paperless DSC is an easy and fastest way to make DSC. The whole process of Paperless DSC will save your time, money, efforts and it is totally authenticated. Aadhaar Paperless DSC is based on “Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC”.

Paperless DSC - PAN-based e-KYC Verification DSC

By opting for Paperless PAN-based E-Kyc DSC, the applicant is able to significantly reduce costs. The greatest advantage of this Pan-based E-kyc however, is that one can apply for this type of DSC anytime or anywhere, giving the applicant the gift of global convenience.

GST Verification Based DSC

GST based verification Digital Signature Certificate for Organisational DSC, According to the latest IVG guidelines for GST verifications based DSC. which reduce documentations tremendously and help you process DSC faster.

Benefits of FSSAI Registration/ License

Using the FSSAI Logo

Once you have the registered, you can use the FSSAI logo in Food products and also in the marketing pamphlets in order to publicise your food’s superior quality over others. The FSSAI logo is seen as a mark of validity and also for assurance by the consumers. It helps you in developing a brand name.

Legal Advantages

FSSAI Certification will enhance the chance of legal enforcement and control over the department at a certain point and will encourage the establishment of several things in a particular area.

Business Expansion

When the time comes for your business to expand in other areas or outlets, you can easily do so with the use of your FSSAI license. The license will help you to establish your reputation and also qualification to grow your business in a new direction with ease.


Trust of the Customers

An authentic communication is necessary to gain the customer’s trust. It will conduct better service and also keep the customers from unhealthy and adulterated food supply.

Government Funding and Loans

The FSSAI registration will offer the privileges of Government Funding and Loans that can be easily accessible for the business operators.

Easy Process

In reality, the process is not so cumbersome and there are a lot of consultancies that can help you get the license with ease. The actual cost which is required in order to obtain the license is less than what you will have to pay for it as the penalties if you are caught.

Digital Signature – Frequently Asked Questions

What are the different types of Digital Signature Certificates?

There are various Type and Class of DSC,
Type of Certificates

  • Sign
    Sign DSC can only be used for signing documents. The most popular usage of is signing the PDF file for Tax Returns, MCA and other websites. Signing via DSC gives the assurance of not only the integrity of the signer but also the data. It is proof of untampered and unaltered data.
  • Encrypt
    Encrypt DSC can only be used to encrypt a document, it is popularly used in the tender portal, to help companies encrypt the documents and upload. You could also use the certificate to encrypt and send classified information. Encrypt DSC is fit for e-commerce documents, legal documentation and sharing documents that are highly confidential and contains information that needs to be protected. We are selling Encrypt certificates as a standalone product as well.
  • Sign & Encrypt
    Our Sign & Encrypt DSC can be used for both signing and encrypting. It is convenient for users who need to authenticate and maintain the confidentiality of the information shared. Its usage includes filing government forms and applications.

What are the classes of Digital Signature Certificates?

  • Class 2 Digital Signature Certificate
    Class 2 Digital Signature (DSC) to individuals and organizations DSC for both Indian and foreign applicants. The main function of this certificate is to authenticate the details of the signer. It re-affirms the already mentioned data of the user. It is used in various form-filling, online registration, email attestation, income tax filing and etc. More uses of Class 2 Digital Signature Certificates are given below.

    •  MCA e-filing
    •  Income Tax e-filing
    •  LLP registration
    •  GST registration & return filing
    •  IE code registration
    •  Form 16,etc
  • Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate
    Class 3 digital signature certificates according to the IVG guideline which is more secure in comparison to class 2 certificates, This is the safest of all certificates. It is used in matters of high security and safety. It is mainly used in online trading and e-commerce, where a huge amount of money or highly confidential information is involved. If you opt for a class 3 certificate, all applications which are created for Class 2, should be able to recognize your certificates. Following are the main functions of Class 3 certificates –

    •  E-tendering
    •  Patent and trademark e-filing
    •  MCA e-filing
    •  Customs e-filing
    •  E-procurement
    •  E-biding
    •  E-auction,etc

What is the Validity of the Digital Signature Certificate?

Users can buy certificates with a validity upto three years. (The validity is controlled by law, and no digital signature certificates are for more than three years and less than One year validity)