You need an electronic Know Your Customer (eKYC) account to apply for a DSC. eKYC account can be created using Aadhaar Paperless eKYC (a document downloadable from the UIDAI site) or Income Tax Permanent Account Number (PAN).

This account will help you to obtain a DSC considerably faster without submitting additional documents.

This is also necessary for availing eSign services for digitally signing documents without a DSC. The account will remain valid for 2 years.

List of documents required for eKYC account creation

  •     Aadhaar offline eKYC
  • (or)
  •     Scanned copy of PAN card
  •     Scanned copy of Address Proof
  •     Your passport size Photo in JPG format

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Registration