How to register DSC with the GST Portal
In order to register DSC at the GST Portal, emSigner utility needs to be installed.
The utility can be downloaded from the Register DSC page. DSC registration is PAN based and only Class 2 and Class 3 DSC are accepted at the GST Portal. The DSC is mandatory in case Taxpayer is a Public Limited Company, Private Limited Company, Unlimited Company, Foreign Company, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Foreign Limited Liability Partnership and Public Sector Undertaking.
In order to register for DSC with the GST Portal, in case of New Registration Click on the REGISTER NOW link, then select the Temporary Reference Number (TRN) option, in the Temporary Reference Number (TRN) field, enter the TRN received, and Click on the proceed button. In the Mobile / Email OTP field, enter the OTP you received on your mobile number and email address. OTP is valid only for 10 minutes.
It is noteworthy that OTP sent to mobile numbers and e-mail addresses are the same. In case OTP is invalid, try again by clicking the Click here to resend the OTP link. The OTP will be received on the registered mobile number or e-mail ID again.
Enter the newly received OTP again. Then Click the Services, User Services, and Register / Update DSC command. In case of Existing Registration, Login to the GST Portal with valid credentials and go to the My Profile link. Click the Register/ Update DSC link.
The Register Digital Signature Certificate page is displayed. In the PAN of Authorized Signatory drop-down list, select the PAN of the authorized Signatory that you want to register. Select the I have downloaded and installed the signer checkbox, click on the Proceed button and Select the certificate. Click the Sign button.
A successful message that “Your DSC has been successfully registered” is displayed.
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