The Information Technology Act, 2000 has provisions to use the DSC on the documents submitted in electronic form. Using DSC ensures the security and authenticity of the documents filed electronically. As such, all filings done by the companies/LLPs under the MCA21 e-Governance programme are required to be filed using DSC by the person authorized to sign the documents. The website mca.gov.in, provides information on sources to acquire a DSC. In addition, the MCA21 application allows you to:

 

Associate a DSC

Update the registered DSC