EPFO Digital Signature Certificate Setting

INSTRUCTIONS FOR DSC REGISTRATION


Once the Employer Registration is successfully completed and the username and password has been obtained, it is mandatory to register the DSC (Digital Signature) of the Employer. Let us see the step by step procedure of DSC registration in this document.

Step 1. Open Employer Registration Home Page from the EPFO official Website.

Step 2. Enter your username and password.

Enter your username and password

Step 3. In the page that is opened, select the Second Tab, DIGITAL CERTIFICATE.

EPFO Digital Signature Certificate Setting

Step 4. Select the option, REGISTER CERTIFICATE.

Step 5. The System prompts for Details of Employer

EPFO DSC Setting

Step 6. The Name of the Employer and the Mobile Number will be auto populated from the Employer
registration data. The Name is editable and mobile number is non editable. In case the name
entered in Digital Signature Certificate is different, please edit it as per the same. Now, select
NEXT.

Step 7. Select the Type of the Digital Certificate, as per your DSC available with you.

EPFO DSC setiing

Step 8. On selecting the USB token the button, a pop-up will appear as shown below. Click on Run.

 selecting the USB token the button

Step 9. Select Your USB TOKEN Certificate appears. Click on it to get the following DSC details pop-up.
Ensure your DSC USB Token has been inserted in the USB port properly.

Select Your USB TOKEN Certificate appears


Pl. Note: The same Digital Signature once registered with any user, will not be permitted with any
other user.

Step 10. Select this Certificate, in the following screen.

 Select this Certificate, in the following screen.

Step 11. Enter your PIN details of the DSC and press OK.

Enter your PIN details of the DSC and press OK.

Step 12. The message, Certificate selected successfully appears, click OK.

Step 13. The View Digital Signature Screen appears, with the details of Active DSC registered with a
Successfully Registered message.

 View Digital Signature Screen appears

Step 14. Now you are ready to go ahead with Apply for Code, by selecting the Fill Application
Form Option.

Fill Application Form


Please ensure that the user (employer) who has registered, has put in his PAN and his own DSC. The
applicant Employer will be responsible for correctness in the application form and for authentication of documents.
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