Class 3

Class 3 digital signature certificate

In today's world, it’s all about online and digital signatures are exploring a lot. Digital Signature will be issued by the Certification Authorities under the Section 24 or The Indian IT-Act 2000, Currently, in India, there are 7 certified agencies, these seven agencies were appointed by the controller of certification agencies (CAA), and only these seven companies can issue the digital signature certificate in India. We provide class 3 digital signature which provides the security and transparency of all the online transactions. As per IT Act, the class 3 digital signatures are mandatory for all the companies, individuals, groups and organizations which are participating in the e-procurement, e-tendering, IPO, Patent & Trademark filing processes on different websites. The class 3 digital signature certificates are for both – individual users and organization users, with both the combo signing and encryption certificates. The validity of the DSC class 3 comes with both 1 year and 2-year validity. A Class 3 digital signed certificate is a higher level and it is issued only after the registrant's identity verification has been done by the registration authority.  


Information to know about Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate:

The DSC is the best source for obtaining the Class 3 Certificate. It has been identified that class 3 certificate has the highest level security of digital signature. Usually, class 3 digital certificate is available with 1-year validity and 2 years validity. It has been implied by the IT Act, for every individual, companies, and organization taking part in e-procurement, Patent, e-Tendering, IPO, Trademark filling process on various websites, it is, the mandate to have the Class 3 DSC. It is also available in different types. An individual user or an authorized individual on the behalf of organization or company or firm can obtain the Class 3 DSC. The class 3 certificate is categorized as following like Individual User (Class 3A) and for the Company user (Class 3B). It is clearly mentioned as IT Act & legal status, both of these categories are issued in two different certificates called signing certificate and Encryption certificate.

The e-procurement is very popular in the worldwide and it very transparent process which is gradually accepted and being used by many vendors because of the online facility of e-Tendering and it is mandatory for the company or organization looking for e-Tender of class 3 Digital Signature Certificate with both the certification like Signing as well as Encryption Certificates. When it comes to the individuals or companies applying for the patent or any trademark online, it must have the Class 3 Digital Signature cert with signing certificate.

The uses of Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate:

It is used for the following:

  1. E-tenders.
  2. E- Procurement
  3. E-Bidding
  4. E-Ticketing
  5. Vendor registrations
  6. DGFT Registration or Vendors.

In order to receive the Class 3 Digital Signature certificate, following documents are required:

For Individuals:

General information: Applicants full name, complete address, phone number and email id.

Document proof:

For Proof of Identity:  (Any one)

  1. Passport
  2. PAN Card
  3. Driving License
  4. Post Office ID Card
  5. Bank Account Passbook containing the photograph and signed by the individual with attestation by the concerned Bank Official
  6. Photo ID card issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs of center/state Governments.
  7. Any Government issued photo ID card bearing the signature of the individual.
  8. Self-attested copy of the ID card/contact details of the attesting officer.

Proof of Address:  (Any one)

  1. Aadhaar card
  2. Voter ID card
  3. Driving License or Registration Certificate
  4. Passport
  5. Telephone Bill (latest)
  6. Water Bill (latest)
  7. Gas subsidy connection bill (latest)
  8. Electricity Bill (latest)
  9. Bank Statement signed by the band (latest)
  10. Service Tax or VAT Tax or Sales Tax registration certificate

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