To EVerify ITR with DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) you must have :-
1. Valid and active DSC
2. Emsigner utility installed and running on your PC
3. DSC USB token procured from a Certifying Authority provider
4. Plugged-in DSC USB token in your PC AND
5. The DSC USB token is a Class 2 or Class 3 certificate.
Please note that You will not be able to e-Verify your ITR using Digital Signature Certificate if you select the e-Verify Later option while submitting Income Tax Return.
You can use DSC as an e-Verification option if you choose to e-Verify your ITR immediately after filing.
Let us understand this e-verification mode step by step :-
Step 1: On the e-Verify page, select I would like to e-Verify using Digital Signature Certificate (DSC).
Step 2: On the Verify Your Identity page, select Click here to download emsigner utility.
Step 3: After the download and installation of emsigner utility is complete, select I have downloaded and installed emsigner utility on the Verify Your Identity page and click Continue.
Step 4: On the Data Sign page, select your Provider, Certificate and enter the Provider Password.
Click Sign. A success message page is displayed along with a Transaction ID.
Please keep a note of the Transaction ID for future reference. You will also receive a confirmation message on your email ID and mobile number registered on the e-Filing portal.
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