How to register DSC on the Income Tax site?

All Indian citizens can file their income tax returns digitally on the Income Tax online portal using a Class 3 digital signature. They can buy digital signatures from any CCA approved Certifying Authorities like eMudhra.

To avail the e-filing services, taxpayers must register their DSC on the Income Tax portal. Before trying to register DSC on the Income Tax portal it is compulsory to have the following:

  • Valid Class 3 DSC along with USB Token
  • Installed DSC software
  • User ID and password to login

Follow these steps to register DSC on the Income Tax portal:

Step 1:Open the Income Tax e-filing portal and log in using your user ID and password.


Step 2: Click on 'My Profile'.


Step 3: Select 'Register DSC' on the left side of the 'My Profile' page.


Step 4: Enter your email ID linked with the DSC. Select 'I have downloaded and installed emSigner utility' checkbox and press 'Continue'.


Step 5: Select provider, certificate and enter the password. Then click on 'Sign'.


Step 6: A message showing 'Your DSC is registered successfully' will be displayed on successful validation and registration of the DSC.


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