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(n)Exim,DGFT,SafeExim Digital Signature Certificates for Importers-ExportersDigital Signature Certificate for DGFT for Importers-Exporters
What is DGFT Digital Signature Certificate
Digital Signature Certificate for DGFT & Importers- Exporters is a type of Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate, required to communicate with DGFT Website for various purposes. Digital Signature Certificate for DGFT comes in Signing Only Version. Its can be issued in 1 Year and 2 Years Validity. DGFT Digital Signature can be issued to Authorized Individual on behalf of Org / Exim Org. Authorization Letter is required to obtain DSC.
There are lot of Benefits of Using Digital Signature Certificate for DGFT.
- Cost Savings
- Less Paper Work
- Confidentiality , Integrity, Non- Repudiation, thus bringing Trust and Confidence into online experience.
Who Can use DGFT Digital Signature or (n)Exim or Safeexim DGFT Digital Signature :
- DGFT Digital Signature are opened to Only Importers - Exporters who have a valid IEC Code from DGFT Department.
- Any person from an EXIM Org. who is authorized to transact with DGFT on behalf of the Org.
What is the use of DGFT Digital Signature Certificates?
With a DGFT Digital Signature or Safeexim or (n)Exim you can apply for licenses electronically with the DGFT and digitally sign your online license application using your Safeexim or (n)Exim DGFT Digital Signature.
Foreign Trade made possible with Digital Signature Certificate.
Foreign Trade and Digital Signature Certificates
Export and Import Organizations (EXIM organizations) can apply for licenses online which means that they can also file accompanying documents electronically on the DGFT website. Since a Digital Signature Certificate ensures authenticity of the document, DGFT has mandated use of Digital Signature Certificates with all electronic documents uploaded on the DGFT site. This means that every EXIM Organization needs to necessarily have a Digital Signature Certificate for transactions related to the DGFT website. On validating the identity of the sender, authenticity of the documents and validity of the DSC, DGFT then processes the documents for licence issuance. In addition to convenience, online submission of applications on the DGFT website also mean a 50% reduction in licence fee for EXIM Organisations.
Organizations can prevent fraudulent practices such as identity thefts by filing bills of entry using a Digital Signature Certificate. If an organisation is filing documents through Custom House Agents, it is important that all documents filed are accompanied by a DSC.
A Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate is essential for any organisation seeking an Import or an Export Licence that needs to be registered in the name of one representative authorised to represent the organisation.
Since a Digital Signature Certificate is recognised by the legal system, all documents submitted using a Digital Signature Certificate is considered on par with physically signed documents, and also attract benefits endowed upon them through the Indian Information Technology Act 2000.