How To Register Digital Signature Certificate For E-Filing?

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A digital signature is used to authenticate electronic documents in a similar manner as a handwritten signature authenticates printed documents.

The Office of Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA), issues such certificates only to certifying authorities and the latter issues Digital Signature Certificates to the end user.

How To Register Digital Signature Certificate For E-Filing?

Simple steps to register Digital Signature Certificate

Step 1:

Login e filing income tax site
Go to profile settings
Click on Register Digital Signature Certificate

Step 2:

DSC using .pfx file
Select the type of DSC .pxf file
Browse and attach the keystore file
Enter the password for your private key
Click on generate Signature file

Step 2A:

DSC using USB token
Select the type of DSC USB token
Select USB Token certificate
Click on generate Signature file

Step 3:

Browse and attach the signature file
Click Submit

If you file your tax returns using digital signature you do not have to submit a physical copy of the return.

There are 7 such agencies authorized by the CCA to issue DSCs.

www.safescrypt.com
www.nic.in
www.idrbtca.org.in
www.tcs-ca.tcs.co.in
www.mtnltrustline.com
www.ncodesolutions.com
www.e-Mudhra.com

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