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What is Java Version & System Requirements For EPF Digital Signature

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)
Written by Satish Pandey

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If you are also not able to use your digital signature in EPF employer portal or software updating DSC details, then go through it carefully step by step to know how to use digital signature for PF effectively. Read the steps. So that you can easily approve KYC details of your employees.

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)
Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

What is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

A Digital Signature Certificate is a digital version of a paper certificate. It is used electronically to prove one’s identity, to access information or services on the Internet, or to digitally sign certain documents.

This certificate is used for e-filing of income tax return, GST e-filing, government online tendering etc.

What is Full Form of DSC

The full form of DSC is Digital Signature Certificate. DSC is a protected digital key provided by Certifying Authorities to verify and confirm the identity of the person holding such certificate. Public key authentication is used to create a digital signature.

DSC contains information about the user’s profile, pin code, country, email address, date of issue of the certificate and the name of the certifying authority.

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System Requirements for EPFO Digital Signature

Java VersionJava SE 15.0.1
Mozilla FirefoxVersion 48

Step 1. If you already have updated Java and Mozilla installed then that software has to be uninstalled first.

Step 2. After that you install this software by clicking on my given link

Step 3. If you are a Mozilla Firefox user then you need to install version Firefox 48.

Step 4. If you use other versions, then they don’t support Java and you will get the following errors.

Step 5. You will get the download in Mozilla zip file which you have to unzip.

Step 6. As soon as it is unzipped, then you will find a folder named bin in it, in which you will get the setup of Firefox, which you have to run.

Step 7. You need to install Java before opening the setup.

Step 8. You can download both the applications from the link given by me.

Now after restarting the system at last, you can upload the digital signature on any other government website.

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