Esign service

eSign facilitates digitally signing a document by an eSign user using an online service. While authentication of the signer is carried out using Aadhaar e-KYC, the signature on the document is carried out on a backend server of the Verasys eSign provider (ESP). The eSign is an integrated service that facilitates issuing a signature certificate and performing signing of requested data on basis of authenticated Aadhaar e-KYC response from UIDAI. The eSign Service is implemented in line with e-authentication guidelines issued by Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA). The certificate issued through eSign service will have a limited validity period and is only for one-time signing of requested data.

Information Technology Act, 2000 grants legal recognition to electronic records and electronic signatures. IT Act,2000 provides that where any law requires that information or any other matter shall be authenticated by affixing signature then notwithstanding anything contained in the law, such requirement shall be deemed to be fulfilled if such information is authenticated by means of electronic signatures affixed in a manner prescribed by the Central Government. Under the IT Act, 2000, 'Electronic signatures' means authentication of an electronic record by a subscriber by means of electronic technique specified in second schedule and includes Digital signatures. Digital Signature means authentication of any electronic record by a subscriber by means of procedure specified in Section 3 of the IT Act, 2000.

Verasys eSign : VSIGN's On-line Digital Signing Service

  • Verasys E-sign offers on-line platform to citizens for instant signing of their documents securely in a legally acceptable form, under the Indian IT Act 2000 and various Rules and Regulations therein.
  • VSIGN through its Verasys E-sign initiative enables citizens with valid Aadhaar ID and registered mobile number to carryout digital signing of their documents on-line.
  • The digital certificate offered by VSIGN CA through the eSign service to the applicant is for one-time signing usage and shall be of class "Aadhaar-eKYC-OTP".
  • VSIGN utilizes the service of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for on-line e-authentication and Aadhaar eKYC Service.

As a provider of Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) and eSign services, VSIGN plays the role of a Certifying Authority (CA) under the Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA).