The DSC for DGFT is based on the IEC code of the company. The applications created by ROC, Income Tax Department, Railway does not recognize IEC code, so one cannot use their DSC of DGFT for other purpose like ROC filing, e-Procurement at railway but one can utilize the same for signing any legally valid document or sending email.
As per IT Act 2000 DSC can be issued to an individual after verifying the personal identity. Like bank account where it is compulsory to have some authorized person who can operate the account, similarly a DSC cannot be issued to company without any individual responsible for the same.
After the issuance of the Digital Certificate no alteration in the content of Digital Certificate is possible.
The date of birth in form A of DSC application form is the date of birth of the applicant, in whose name the DSC will be issued.
The identity details in the form A Serial No. 7 is the personal identity details of the applicant such as passport, driving license, PAN, voters ID, etc in whose name the DSC will be issued.
One has to login to our website at www.emastersindia.net/DGFT and download the application form and obtain the soft copy of the authorization letter.
The IEC of a Proprietorship firm is based on PAN No. of the proprietor and as the IEC is in the name of the proprietor, so the firm name is considered as the branch code in case of Proprietorship. While in case of Limited, Private Limited and Partnership firms, the subsidiary firms or establishments with different name or address from that of the head office is considered as the branch code.
If the DSC for DGFT is in the name of director who has resigned / retired the certificate becomes void / invalid and in order to prevent any Misuse one has to revoke the same and re-apply for a new DSC in the name of an existing director.
In case of proprietorship firm, the proprietor himself is the authorized person. In case of Limited, Private Limited Company apart from the applicant whose name is mentioned in the application form, the other director or the person authorized by the board of directors is the authorized person. In case of Partnership Firm apart from the applicant whose name is mentioned in the application form, the other partner becomes the authorized person.
N-Exim is Class 3 Digital Certificate issued by (n) Code Solutions, a division of GNFC ltd for filling online license application with DGFT.
Yes, we can renew the certificate within 15 days of expiry of your existing DSC.
The upgradation fee is same as the renewal charges. Upgradation also includes renewal fees.