Class 3 Individual Certificates

Class-3 Individual Certificates are meant to be issued to the individuals, companies and government establishments. They can be used both for personal as well as business purposes. They are typically used for electronic commerce applications such as electronic banking, electronic data interchange, and membership-based online services, e-Tendering Portal, e-auctioning, e-Procurement where security is a major concern.

The matched trust established by the Digital Certificate entirely depends on the authentication actions implemented by the CA to confirm your identity and the service guarantees offered by the CA to back up that authentication.

Numerous procedures are used by the Certifying Authorities to get evidence of your identity before issuing you the Class-3 Certificate. During the process of verification, it’s mandatory for you to be physically present before a Licensing Registration Authority (LRA), qualified by CA due to their neutrality and reliability. These validation procedures establish stronger assurances of an applicant’s identity.

This level is applicable in the environments where threats to data are high or the consequences of the failure of security services are high. This may include very high value transactions or high levels of fraud risk.

Documents required for Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate – Individual

  • Applicant’s self-attested passport-size photograph (Signature across photo)
  • Address proof (Voter ID or Passport or Driving License or Aadhaar)
  • Pan Card photocopy
  • Note: Application & Signature should be in BLUE INK only. All the documents have to be self-attested and also Gazetted Officer or Bank Manager or Head Post Master – Seal & Signature along with the attestation officer Name & Contact number is mandatory on all documents.

Documents required for Class 3 Organization Digital Signature Certificate for Sole Proprietorship/Partnership/Company

  • Applicant’s self-attested passport-size photograph (Signature across photo)
  • Organization’s Pan Card photocopy (for Partnership and Private Ltd. Company)
  • Pan Card photocopy of Individual
  • Company Registration Copy – VAT Copy | Service Tax | Certificate of Incorporation
  • List of Directors with seal and signature on company letter head (for Private Limited Firm)
  • Partnership deed (for Partnership Firm)
  • Attested copy of Article and Memorandum of Association/Rules/By Laws (First 2 pages) (for Private Limited Firm)
  • Attested copy of Last Audit Report and annual return (First 2 pages) (for Private Limited Firm)
  • Last Year IT returns copy
  • Bank Statement – Latest 2 Pages (Should be attested by Bank Manager)
  • Last Year IT returns copy
  • All the documents have to be self-attested (with Seal & Signature) and also Gazetted Officer or Bank Manager or Head Post Master – Seal & Signature along with the attestation officer Name & Contact number is mandatory on all documents.