e-Service on Registration/De-registration of digital signature certificate


The Directorate of Commercial Taxes (DCT) has introduced a number of e-Services as described above. The much success of the electronic filing of return (VAT and CST) adopted by DCT using ICT has provided enough encouragement to innovate newer yet efficient ways to handle the issues. The e-Services on CST DF and Waybill through the web-portal is introduced subsequently to meet the expectation of dealer. To ensure authenticity of the dealers requesting for such service through web, use of Digital Signature provided by the CAs approved by CCA, Government of India has been made mandatory.

Dealers have to procure such DSC for its business, if not already done. It may be noted that many dealers are having such DSC for the use of e-filling of IT return or for registration of MCA.

Before availing such service a dealer needs to register his/her DSC through the aforesaid web portal of DCT.

Any number of the authorised signatories of the company may be designated to avail of this service. However, each of the designated signatories must register their respective DSC with the CTD prior. The signatory that shall register first shall be termed as first designated authorised signatory (FDAS). DSC Registration process for other signatories (if any) may be done one at a time by authenticatication of any of the sigantory already registered with the DCT. Similarly, de-registration of a signatory is also possible by authentication of a valid signatory.

This e-Service is available by authentication of user id and password alreday issued to them by the directorate. The service commenced on 02/01/09.

Contact Details

National Informatics Centre
West Bengal State Centre
Vidyut Bhawan Gr. Floor
Block-DJ, Sector II
Salt Lake City , Kolkata-700091