To use the Digital Signature in EPFO Under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), has released an online portal, which makes it much easier to view certain information and truly simpliefies making transfer claims online by employing a digital signature. The digital signature facilitates ascertaining your identity for claims and transfers it on Online Transfer Claim Portal (OTCP).
A Digital Signature Certificate equips you with the digital investment required to conduct transactions in a highly secure manner, ensuring absolute privacy for the information you wish to exchange. It validates your identity, making you a trustworthy entity in the digital world and encrypts your valuable information such that only the chosen recipients can read it.
EPFO simplifies the claiming process in the following ways –
Now, the employer's authorized signatories can digitally sign using Capricorn DSCs and submit the form online using EOTCP.Employers can use either Class 2 Digital Signature or Class 3 digital signature.
Wondering what is the difference between a Class 2 and Class 3 digital certificate?A Class 2 certificate can only be available, after being validated by a trusted database. A Class 3 certificate on the other hand, can only be downloaded after the registration authority verifies the user's identity.
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