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DSC stands for Digital Signature Certificates are being adopted by various governmental agencies in accordance with the Digital India Movement, so much so that they are now a statutory requirement in the various related applications.

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

DSC is an established digital instrument for digital document signing and data storage. Many government departments and other service sectors have relied on DSC's usability and key capabilities for signing electronic documents. It offers multi-level cyber security help to confidential data transmitted and numerous online transactions completed.

According to the Government of India's Information Technology Act of 2000, it is mandatory to submit any tax returns, registration forms, and e-procurement affixed with digital signature certificates. This ensures that the shared information has not been altered or modified and validates the signer's identity.

Capricorn digital certificates comply with the x.509 worldwide Public Key Infrastructure PKI standard. These certificates protect against harmful cyber-attacks, forgeries, and data breaches. It can be given in accordance with the IVG and IOG rules as directed by the Controller of Certifying Authority CCA.

Capricorn CA offers many types of Digital Signature Certificates DSC to people and corporations via various application modes. DSC applicants can apply for any relevant DSC type based on their signing requirements. The many types of digital signatures are described briefly below.

Type of DSC Certificates

  • Sign

    Sign certificates are used for signing a document; This DSC can be affixed to PDF & other files or documents for income tax returns, GST returns submission, MCA, and other web-based services. It authenticates the user’s identity and validates the integrity of the document.

  • Encrypt

    The encrypt certificate is used for encrypting the documents, files, or other sensitive and confidential data. It helps companies and enterprises to encrypt and upload their documents on web portals. One can also use this certificate to encrypt their personal data and send the same securely. Encrypt DSC is commonly suitable for e-commerce documents, e-tender filing documents, legal documents, and other confidential records. You can buy the Capricorn Class 3 Encrypt certificate as a standalone digital signing tool.

  • Sign & Encrypt

    This Sign and Encrypt digital signature certificate can be used for both signing and encrypting purposes. It is mostly used for filing government forms, documents, and applications. It is much suitable for those users who need to authenticate and maintain the confidentiality of the data exchanged.

Validity of the Certificate

With Capricorn CA, you can buy the class 3 digital signature certificates with a validity of 1, 2, & 3 years. (This validity is controlled by the regulatory body i.e the Controller of Certifying Authority CCA, Govt of India. You can not buy a DSC with the validity below 1 year or more than 3 years.)

  • Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

    Capricorn Identity Services provides Class 3 DSC in accordance with the IVG guidelines, which are sought after to be the most secure and reliable type of a certificate. Its applications are generated in environments where data security and safety are of utmost importance

    The Capricorn Class Digital Signature Certificates serve a number of use-cases, including the submission of tenders, electronic signatures, online trading, and more. These procedures include sizable monetary exchanges and the signer's private information, both of which can only be protected by DSC.

    Class 3 digital signature certificates can be used to access the following services:

    • e-Tendering

    • Patent and Trademark e-filing

    • MCA e-filing

    • Income Tax e-filing

    • LLP registration

    • Customs e-filing

    • e-Procurement

    • e-Bidding

    • e-Auction

    • GST Application filing

Who could buy our certificate

Our Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate is available for purchase by any person or business and is valid for both Indian and foreign citizens & organizations. There is no such restriction or limitation for purchasing DSC, provided that they adhere to our verification requirements. Here are the various profiles available with us, you can choose any according to your identity & usage requirements:

  • DSC for Individuals

    The Capricorn Class 3 DSC for Individuals is for all individuals of Indian nationality who do not wish to include any organization in their certificate. Click here to get Individual DSC.

  • Organization DSC

    The Capricorn Class 3 DSC for Organizations is for all the small or large companies, enterprises, and other public & private organizations who want to include their organization identity in the certificate. Click here to get Organization DSC.

  • Foreign Individuals

    The Capricorn Class 3 DSC for foreign individuals is meant for foreigners, NRIs, or people residing outside India who do not wish to include any organization in their certificate. Click here to get Foreign Individual DSC.

  • Foreign Organization

    The Capricorn Class 3 DSC for Foreign Organizations is for all the small or large companies, enterprises, and other public & private organizations who are registered outside India who want to include their organization identity in the certificate. Click here to get Foreign Organization DSC.

  • Document Signer Certificate

    The document signer certificate enables you to digitally sign documents in bulk - absolutely automatically. This Class 2 certificate in .pfx format is for all small or large corporates, enterprises, or other public & private organizations. Click here to get Document Signer Certificate.

  • IET Certificates

    For holders of IEC codes, we have unique Digital certificates that are utilized exclusively for the DGFT portal. Click here to get IET Certificates.

DSC Processing Methods

The documents or forms can be digitally signed in a matter of minutes, wherever and anytime, with the use of Capricorn Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate. You can apply for your DSC via any of the various DSC application methods we offer, depending on your preferences and convenience;

We provide different DSC application modes through which you can apply for your DSC as per your preference and convenience. Let us discuss them briefly.

Find the DSC processing methods available with us below:

  • Online Aadhaar-Based Paperless Mode

    A paperless DSC application can be submitted by a candidate who possesses an Aadhaar card. In this procedure, no document is necessary. Your 12-digit Aadhaar number must be entered before your Aadhaar information can be downloaded and displayed on the application form. The application will undergo email and cellphone verification. We require video verification. It would take a certain amount of time to complete the entire application process for DSC, produce orders, and download DSC.

  • Online Aadhaar OTP Mode

    When choosing an Aadhaar OTP mode, the applicant must enter the Aadhaar number associated with his mobile device, and an OTP will be delivered to that number. The applicant's aadhaar information will appear on the screen after inputting an OTP. There is no document needed. There will be a video verification.Once the DSC verification procedure has been successfully finished, DSC can be downloaded. This is a speedy and useful method of getting DSC wherever you are, whenever you want.

  • Online Aadhaar Biometric Mode

    Due to its connection with a biometric device, this DSC application mode is more trustworthy and reliable. Installing the "Capricorn Biometric" application on the device is a need for this operation. The applicant must scan the chosen finger and provide his Aadhaar or VID number. Your whole Aadhaar information will be displayed on the screen. In this setting, no video verification is necessary. This procedure is straightforward and hassle-free.

  • PAN-Based Mode

    Some essential details are required in this DSC application mode, such the PAN card number, name, mobile number, etc. To receive an OTP, the applicant must supply both an e-KYC ID and e-KYC PIN. The application form will display applicant details after an OTP has been verified. Verification would be carried out by video, email, and mobile devices. This procedure decreases the time and work required to receive a DSC.

  • Capricorn e-KYC Mode

    Many clients find this method of requesting a Digital Signature Certificate DSC to be more convenient and appropriate. The applicant must first obtain a paperless offline e-KYC before filling out the application form with the necessary e-KYC information. The applicant's aadhaar information will be displayed on the screen after the information has been verified, and the verification will take place by video, email, and mobile. Less time and effort would be expended in this approach.

  • Capricorn Existing e-KYC Mode

    The applicant must supply his e-KYC ID and e-KYC PIN when applying through the Capricorn Existing e-KYC option. The applicant will also receive an OTP to verify the credentials. The application form will display the applicant's information. This method does not need the applicant to present any documents while the video is being recorded. For those who have already applied for paperless DSC and want to do it again, this method is suitable.


Digital Signature or DSC or Digital Signature Certificates are being adopted by various government agencies and now is a statutory requirement in various applications.