Aadhaar DSC Issuance by Emudhra

Aadhaar DSC Issuance by Emudhra

Aadhaar DSC Issuance by Emudhra

This facility is enabled for applying Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) in a paperless manner using Offline Aadhaar Data Verification Service. To use this facility, subscriber must be an Aadhaar holder with updated Mobile Number.

To download your "Aadhaar Paperless Offline eKYC", please visit UIDAI website and follow the link, My Aadhaar  Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC.

Step-1: Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC

To download your "Aadhaar Paperless Offline eKYC", please visit UIDAI website and follow the link, My Aadhaar  Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC.

Log on to UDAI Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC

  • Enter the Aadhaar number and generate a OTP.
  • OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number.
  • Submit the OTP and also add a ‘Share Code’ for xml file. The share code to to be remembered for opening the xml file. 

An xml file can be downloaded from the UIDAI website for EKYC process. The Photo, DOB, Email, Mobile, Gender and Address will be included in the downloaded xml. The xml file will be downloaded as a zip file and open the zip file, l use Share Code entered at the time of download. Extract the xml from the zip file and save it for further processing.

Step-2: Enrol and Apply Digital Certificate at Emudhra

In order to make an application at EMudhra, the applicant has to create a user id and password at EMudhra website.

Before crating the user id at EMudhra, Please download your Aadhaar Paperless Offline eKYC from UIDAI website and follow the link, My Aadhaar Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC. 

Apply for Class 2 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is a legally recognised method of signing documents electronically.

Step-3: eKYC Account Enrolment

Upload the Aadhaar eKYC file, enter the Share Code, Mobile Number (registered with Aadhaar) and provide other necessary information asked for.  Add a desired User Name and Desired PIN for EMudhra portal login. Upload Aadhaar XML file with Aadhaar XML Share Code. Then verify your eKYC information and submit the same to complete the account creation process.

Please preserve this Emudhra Login and password for future DSC applications, or performing eSign in any website. These credentials are important to repeatedly use this account.

Step-2: Apply for Certificate

In eKYC enrolment success page, click on APPLY DSC button and choose the digital certificate of your choice and click on PROCEED.

Select the Class of Certificate (Class 1/ Class 2/ Class 3), User Type -  Individual, Certificate Type-Signature /  Encryption /  Both and Certificate Validity -  1 Year  / 2 Years /  3 Years.

Select the Email ID to be Includes in DSC and add a Download Password (Challenge Code) to download the certificate Submit

Verify & eSign page 

Verify the Application information and provide the eKYC login credentials for eSigning the DSC application. Fill the Emudhra Login ID and PIN also

Generate a OTP for Submission and submit the application. Now your DSC application will get submitted and will show the option to Record Video, as this is mandatory for eKYC account activation.

Video Recording

Proceed to Video Recording page and Click the "START RECORDING" button and answer the questions hence forth.

You will be asked answer the following Questions:

  1. Have you applied DSC?   Answer - YES
  2. What is your name?       Answer - NAME
  3. What is your date of birth?   Answer -  Day - Month - Year

Answer these questions the following message will be shown:

You are finished with the answering Question, Click on STOP RECORDING button to stop video recording.

Note: Only applicant should appear for video verification. Any impersonation or identity theft is a criminal offence, liable for imprisonment and fine, under the provisions of Information Technology Act, 2000 and shall be dealt severely by eMudhra Limited.

Once the Video Recording is completed, the application will be processed by eMudhra, and respective certificate download instruction email will be sent to your registered email address.

After recording video,  Press "PREVIEW" button to view your AV. If the Video is not clear, Press "RECORD AGAIN" to record again or " SUBMIT " to complete the process.

Once the preview is clear, proceed to submit.


  1. Make sure that internet connectivity is available throughout the recording.
  2. Make sure that the video and audio being recorded are audible and visible clearly.
  3. Answer the question displayed above and click next button until you answer all the questions.
  4. Once the questions are answered you will get option to preview the video and audio that is recorded.
  5. Click on SUBMIT button once the process is complete.

After completion of video recording, you will get the following message:

Video Recording is successful for the Application ID: xxxxxxx

You will receive an SMS / Email notification to download the certificate, once your eKYC Account & DSC Application successfully processed by eMudhra.

Approval of DSC and Download.

a. Approval from Registration Authority

After video recording, the  Registration Authority will review and approve the application for issues of DSC.

b. Final Approval from Certifying Authority (CA)

After approval of Registration Authority , Certifying Authority (CA) will approve the request. Once approved by eMudhra, the DSC will be ready for download. A confirmation. Message will also be sent to you over SMS / email after approval.

c. Download of DSC to Token

After approval of DSC Request by Certifying Authority (CA), the DSC can be downloaded to a Crypto token using the Challenge Code.

Class 2 Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

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