Now a days obtaining a Digital Signature have become a cumbersome process which is as follows
Step 1 : Download the application form and print the same and fill it up with photo & signature of applicant( Signature over the photo is also required
Step 2 : Self attest the Identity proof ( PAN Card) and Address Proof ( Voter ID, Driving Licence, Bank Statement, Aadhaar Card, Ration Card) and also get the attestation from Bank Manager or a gazetted officer.
Step 3 : Send the Hard copy of application and attested proof to Reseller/LRA
Step 4 : LRA /Reseller will receive the Application register the digital signature and send the hard copy to CA ( Certifying Authority - SafeScrypt, ncode, emudra, TCS Etc)
Step 5 : CA once receipt of hard copy of application will approve the Digital Signature.
Step 6 : On Approval LRA will Download the Digital Signature into e-Token ( Now Digital Signature can be issue only with e-Token no pfx format can be generated)
Step 7 : LRA/Reseller will send the e-Token by courier to the Applicant.
Note : It will take 3-4 Working Days to get a Digital Signature.