DGFT Digital signature in Bangalore

DGFT Digital signature:

A digital signature is the electronic equivalent of a physical signature and can be used to electronically sign any document or transaction. One needs to have a valid digital certificate to create a digital signature. It ensures that data or transaction is secured and is not viewed or altered by any unauthorized person. It also improves on response time taken at DGFT.

DGFT allows filing of online applications with Class II digital signature with IEC number embedded to it.  (n) Code, e-Mudra and Safescrypt are approved by DGFT for issuing digital signature. However, for purposes other than submission of the application like query or uploading/processing eBRC data, class II or above digital signature certificate issued by any approved entity of Controller of Certifying Authority of India is accepted.

Documents needed for Different type of Organization is given below:

For proprietorship:

  • Copy of Applicant’s Organizational ID Card / Letter from Organization / Pay Slip
  • Copy of Organization Bank Statement (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Last Income Tax Return / Audit Report & Annual Return / Self Affidavit with reason,
    if not available (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Business Registration Certificate (S&E / ST / VAT)
  • Authorized Signatory Organizational ID Card / Self-Attested Letter of Organizational Identity
  • Copy of Import Export certificate

For Partnership:

  • Copy of Applicant’s Organizational ID Card / Letter from Organization / Pay Slip
  • Copy of Organizational PAN Card
  • Copy of Organization Bank Statement (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Last Income Tax Return / Audit Report & Annual Return / Self Affidavit with reason,
    if not available (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Partnership Deed / Trust Deed / LLP Agreement containing the List of
    Partners / Signatories (2 Pages)
  • Authorized Signatory Organizational ID Card / Self-Attested Letter of Organizational Identity.
  • Copy of Import Export certificate

For Private or limited companies or LLP:

  • Copy of Applicant’s Organizational ID Card / Letter from Organization / Pay Slip
  • Copy of Organizational PAN Card
  • Copy of Organization Bank Statement (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Incorporation/Registration Certificate
  • Copy of AOA & MOA / Rules / Bye laws (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Partnership Deed / Trust Deed / LLP Agreement containing the List of
    Partners / Signatories (2 Pages)
  • Copy of Last Income Tax Return / Audit Report & Annual Return / Self Affidavit with reason,
    if not available (First 2 Pages)
  • Proof of Authorized Signatory (Board Resolution)
  • Authorized Signatory Organizational ID Card / Self-Attested Letter of Organizational Identity
  • List of Directors / Partners  with address on letter head of the company
  • Copy of Import Export certificate

For NGO/Trust:

  • Copy of Applicant’s Organizational ID Card / Letter from Organization / Pay Slip
  • Copy of Organizational PAN Card
  • Copy of Organization Bank Statement (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Incorporation/Registration Certificate
  • Copy of AOA & MOA / Rules / Bye laws (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Partnership Deed / Trust Deed / LLP Agreement containing the List of
    Partners / Signatories (2 Pages)
  • Copy of Last Income Tax Return / Audit Report & Annual Return / Self Affidavit with reason,
    if not available (First 2 Pages)
  • Copy of Partnership Deed / Trust Deed / LLP Agreement containing the List of
    Partners / Signatories (2 Pages)
  • Copy of Business Registration Certificate (S&E / ST / VAT)
  • Proof of Authorized Signatory (Board Resolution)
  • Authorized Signatory Organizational ID Card / Self-Attested Letter of Organizational Identity.
  • Copy of Import Export certificate

Note: All Documents can be self-attested by authorizing person with seal of the company or firm. No need for Gazetted officer attestation or Bank manager attestation but in case of class 3A still ID and address proof has to be attested by Gazetted officer attestation or Bank manager.

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