To obtain DSC, fill up online application form with relevant details, confirm the details provided by you and then submit the same.
Search certificate is an online web interface, wherein the relying party / an individual can check for the reliability of the DSC that has been provided it. Using this module, the user / relying party can know the status of the certificate that is being presented. Any one of following attributes that the user has to provide to get details and status of DSC. They are:
On submission, after successful validation, certificate serial number and common name will displayed along with View button.
Click on View button, to view details of certificates along with status of the certificate. You can also download the certificate by clicking on Download button.
On successful validation of data provided by the user, eMudhra CA process the application. Once the application is processed, the user will be receiving an email containing credentials for download of DSC. This includes application number, unique number and date of birth.
These credentials have to be keyed in by the user. Once the credentials entered by user are valid, then the application will enable the user for key pair generation and certificate download. The user can also verify his/her certificate details before download of DSC.
A digital signature certificate can be revoked under circumstances such as the following:
This is an irreversible process. Once the DSC is revoked, the same cannot be used again. The only option available for the user is to re-apply for the certificate. So, make sure before revoking digital signature certificate.
To revoke digital signature certificate, the user has to provide following details:
On submission, the credentials thus entered are validated. On successful validation, the digital signature certificate is revoked. A confirmatory email is sent to the certificate holder.