|Brief about Aadhaar eKYC
Aadhaar ekyc is a paperless Know Your Customer (KYC) process, wherein the Identity and Address of the subscriber are verified electronically through Aadhaar Authentication.
|It can be used as an alternate to current KYC process which is done on the basis of physical photocopies of the original documents (ID proof and Address proof).|
|Process of Digital Certificate issuance through Aadhaar eKYC (OTP Based Authentication)|
|Advantage of Aadhaar eKYC
According to Identity Verification Guidelines of CCA, the normal KYC process requires paper documents to be submitted, which should contain the attestation by Gazetted Officer / Bank Manager / Post Master. Subsequently CA should also carry out Mobile verification, Email Verification and Video Verification (in case of class 3) of the subscriber, as per details provided in application form.
|Using Aadhaar eKYC, the hassles and the delays of attestations and other verification is brought to minimum. Thereby ensuring faster processing and issuance of Digital Certificate.|
|Comparison of process for Individual Digital Certificate|
|Prerequisites for Aadhaar eKYC (OTP Based Authentication)
To perform Aadhaar eKYC, subscriber must have Aadhaar and must have Mobile or email ID linked to it.