The Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) issued an update on the issuance of the Class 2 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), which will be withdrawn, and only the Class 3 DSC will be issued from 1 January 2021. On successful verification of identity (DSC) identity under the Information Technology Act, Digital Signature Certificate is being issued by the authority (CA) and addresses the credibility of the applicant. The guidelines issued by the certification authority are to be strictly followed by the CA. Controller of certification authority instructs CA to follow detailed guidelines regarding EKYC account, DSC application form, mandatory information in DSC application form, physical verification/video verification, document verification, keypair creation/storage, invoice/acknowledgment gave. Subscriber agreement, DSC issue, the role of a trusted person, special purpose certificate, encryption certificate, first-factor authentication, second-factor authentication, SMS-OTP etc.
Authority issues guidelines for maintaining e-KYC account by CA including authentication for eKYC account, Aadhaar offline eKYC, Organizational KYC for organizational person certificate, verification of an authorized signature, banking eCYC for banking customers, for personal certificate Includes PAN eKYC and eKYC. Foreign applicants. CAA issued guidelines for the issuance of special-purpose DSCs, including SSL certificates and document signatory certificates.
Guidelines laid down for various attachments, supporting documents for organization verification, terms and conditions for use of HSM for class 3 Organizational Person DSC, GST Registration Verification, Document Proof as Identity and Address, Eligibility of Government Organization Criteria for and its authorized signatories. And video verification.