How to Register and Update Digital Signature (DSC) on GST Portal

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How to Register and Update Digital Signature (DSC) on GST Portal

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How to Register and Update Digital Signature (DSC) on GST Portal

DSC or Digital Signature Certificate is used to establish one’s identity while filing documents online through the internet. It is the digital equivalent to a normal hand written signature.

Electronically signing the Enrolment Application using DSC is mandatory for enrolment by Companies, Foreign Companies, Limited Liability Partnership (LLPs) and Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (FLLPs).

For other taxpayers, electronically signing using DSC is optional.

What are the various modes for user authentication on the GST Portal?

There are three methods for user authentication on the GST Portal.

a. Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) are the digital equivalent (that is electronic format) of physical or paper certificates. A digital certificate can be presented electronically to prove one’s identity, to access information or services on the Internet or to sign certain documents digitally. In India, DSC are issues by authorized Certifying Authorities.

The GST Portal accepts only PAN based Class II and III DSC.

To obtain a DSC, please contact any one of the authorised DSC-issuing Certifying Authorities: http://www.cca.gov.in/cca/?q=licensed_ca.html

b. Electronic Signature (E-Sign)

Electronic Signature (E-Sign) is an online electronic signature service in India to facilitate an Aadhar older to digitally sign a document.

A One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to mobile phone number that is registered with Aadhar at the time of digitally signing documents at the GST Portal.

c. Electronic Verification Code (EVC)

The Electronic Verification Code (EVC) authenticates the identity of the user at the GST Portal by generating a OTP. The OTP will be sent to the user via SMS on the registered mobile number and e-mail address of Authorized Signatory at the Portal.

To avail this service, the user must have a valid Aadhaar Card and valid mobile phone number that is registered in the Aadhar database.

Who can sign using DSC/e-sign/EVC?

S.No Constitution Who can sign
1 Proprietor Proprietor
2 Partnership Managing partner
3 HUF Karta
Company/LLP Authorized Signatories , duly authorized by the Board of the Company/LLP
Trust registration Managing trustee
Club, Society Authorized Signatories , duly authorized by the management committee
Local authority Authorized Signatories
Statutory Body   Authorized Signatories
Government department  Authorized Signatories 

How can I Obtained DSC? (Class of DSC)?

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) can be obtained directly from any Certifying Authorities (CAs) in India by filling requisite application form, attaching supporting documents, and payment of specified fees.

Certifying Authorities (CA) has been granted a license to issue a digital signature certificate under Section 24 of the Indian IT-Act 2000. One can procure Class 2 or 3 certificatesfrom any of the certifying authorities.

  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) “http://www.tcs-ca.tcs.co.in”
  • National Informatics Center (NIC) “http://nicca.nic.in/”
  • IDRBT Certifying Authority “http://idrbtca.org.in”
  • SafeScrypt CA Services, Sify Communications Ltd. “http://mcacert.safescrypt.com”
  • Code Solutions CA “https://www.ncodesolutions.com”
  • E-MUDHRA “http://www.e-mudhra.com”
  • What is Msigner why I need to download the same?

Msigner is the utility for enabling DSC you can download the same from the GST system portal.  You need to download , right click on the icon and select run as administrator option.

Please Note : Only Class 2 or Class 3 DSC can be registered at the GST Common Portal.

Section 189 of GST 

Latest News Show on GST Portal (11th June 2017)

  • We are working to resolve the DSC/eSign issues.Inconvenience caused is regretted.
  • Please complete and save your enrolment form. Saved application can be signed later even after 15th June to get ARN.

How to Register DSC on GST Portal (Step by Step Guide)

Login with DSC

I have procured a DSC. How can I register my DSC with the GST Portal??

Before you register your DSC at the GST Portal, you need to install the emSigner utility. The utility can be downloaded from the Register DSC page. DSC registration is PAN based and only Class 2 and Class 3 DSC are accepted at the GST Portal.

Note:

DSC is mandatory in case Taxpayer is a

  • Public Limited Company
  • Private Limited Company
  • Unlimited Company
  • Foreign Company
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Foreign Limited Liability Partnership
  • Public Sector Undertaking

To register your DSC with the GST Portal, perform the following steps:

1. Access the https://www.gst.gov.in/ URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

In case of New Registration:

  • a. Click the REGISTER NOW link.
  • b. Select the Temporary Reference Number (TRN) option.
  • c. In the Temporary Reference Number (TRN) field, enter the TRN received.
  • d. Click the PROCEED button.

e. In the Mobile / Email OTP field, enter the OTP you received on your mobile number and e-mail address. OTP is valid only for 10 minutes.

Note:

  • OTP sent to mobile number and e-mail address are same.
  • In case OTP is invalid, try again by clicking the Click here to resend the OTP link. You will receive the OTP on your registered mobile number or e-mail ID again. Enter the newly received OTP again.

f. Click the PROCEED button.

g. Click the Services > User Services > Register / Update DSC command.

In case of Existing Registration:

  • a. Login to the GST Portal with valid credentials.
  • b. Go to My Profile link.

2. Click the Register/ Update DSC link.

3. The Register Digital Signature Certificate page is displayed. In the PAN of Authorized Signatory drop-down list, select the PAN of the authorized Signatory that you want to register.

Note: Only PAN specified in the Registration form can be used for registering DSC

4. Select the I have downloaded and installed the signer checkbox.

5. Click the PROCEED button.

6. Select the certificate. Click the Sign button.

Error facing while registering DSC at GST Portal

Error: Failed to establish connection to the server. Kindly restart the Emsigner. Click here to troubleshoot.

For Resolve this issue you will require to change your browser setting, Please follow below instruction for Change your Browser Setting….

Browser – Google Chrome

Add the following URL into Exception Cookies List and use the DSC. https://127.0.0.1:1645

  1. Step 1: Click on “Settings Menu” available on Right Sidebar of your Browser or if you already open google chrome then please use following link “chrome://settings/” and click Enter button
  2. Step 2: Click on “Show Advanced Settings”.
  3. Step 3: Under Privacy Head, Click on “Content Settings”.
  4. Step 4: Under Cookies, Click on “Manage Exception”. You may directly reach at this page by using following link “chrome://settings/contentExceptions#cookies” Please copy and paste this in your browser and click on enter button
  5. Step 5: Enter the URL (https://127.0.0.1:1645) in HostName Pattern>>Select“Allow”>>Click on “Done”.
  6. Step 6: Close your Browser or Restart your browser
  7. Step 7: Now please Right Click on “EmSigner” and Click on “Run as Administrator”
  8. Step 8: Click on Yes Again Login on the GST Portal. Your Problem would be solved.

Browser – Mozilla FireFox

  • Step 1: Click on “Options”
  • Step 2: Click on “Security”
  • Step 3: Click on “Exceptions”
  • Step 4: Enter the URL. Click on “Allow”>>Click on “Save Changes”.
  • Step 5: Restart the Mozilla FireFox.
  • Step 6: Now please Right Click on “EmSigner” and Click on “Run as Administrator”
  • Step 7: Click on Yes Again Login on the GST Portal. Your Problem would be solved.

Error “unable to connect to the installed emsigner.

Dear All,
Some people asked in some websites that, they cannot complete the verification process of GST. Now I just come with the rectification for the same error and do finish the validation process.

  • First of all open IE and type www.gst.gov.in
  • Then login with your user name and password
  • After login, you can find the verification button on the top right side. Click on it and proceed.
  • Once you click on accept and proceed, you will get the sign option if you doesn’t have any errors.
  • Commonly the erros showing as “unable to connect to the installed emsigner.
  • please close any other application running on following ports 8080, 1645, 1812, 2083, restart your system and try again”
  • At the same time there is an error showing in the emsigner as” port binding failed may not be assignable to a specific websocket”.

Once you get this error, you can do as below to rectify this,

1. Open command prompt window (as Administrator) From “Start>Search box” Enter “cmd” then right-click on “cmd.exe” and select “Run as Administrator
2. Enter the following text then hit Enter. “netstat –abno”. …
3. Find the Port that you are listening on under “Local Address”
4. Look at the process name directly.
5. Find the port number which is showing in the error from IE and search the same in the command window. Once you got the same port, check the name of the application which is using the port.
6. Once you find the name of the applcation, you have to stop it to proceed further with GST verification.
Now I am explaining one of the application runnnig in port: 1645. I found it from command prompt and it was Microsoft media player.

I have to stop this to proceed the verification process,

1. Click on Start > type “services.msc” in the search field and press enter.
2. In the “Services” window, look for the following entry:
3. Windows Media Player Network Sharing Services
4. Right click and stop the service.
5. Then Double click and set the “Startup type” as “Disabled”
6. Click “ok” to validate

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How to Update Digital Signature (DSC) on GST Portal

I have renewed my DSC. How can I update my DSC with the GST Portal?

To update your DSC with the GST Portal, perform the following steps:

1. Access the https://www.gst.gov.in/ URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

2. Login to the GST Portal with the valid credentials.

3. Go to My Profile link.

4. Click the Register/ Update DSC link.

5. The Register Digital Signature Certificate page is displayed. In the PAN of Authorized Signatory drop-down list, select the PAN of the authorized Signatory that you want to update.

Note:

Before you update your DSC at the GST Portal, you need to install the emSigner utility. The utility can be downloaded from the Register DSC page. DSC registration is PAN based and only Class 2 and Class 3 DSC are accepted at the GST Portal.

6. Click the UPDATE button.

7. Click the CONTINUE button.

8. Select the certificate. Click the Sign button.

A successful message that ” DSC has been successfully updated” is displayed.

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