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USB Token for Digital Signature

USB Token for Digital Signature To provide you the facilities of durability and portability with security, we also offer USB tokens along with digital signatures . A USB token is a password-protected physical device in which the digital signature is stored. The token has a special built-in software to recognise and open digital signatures. The terms "USB token", "e-token", "dongle" and "digital signature token" are used interchangeably.

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Difference between a USB Token and a Normal Pen Drive

It is important to note that the digital signature USB Token is different from the normal pen drive (flash drive). The following table would tell you more on such differences.

Sr. No. USB Token Normal Pen Drive
1. It is specially built to store digital signature certificates. It is a general storage device used to store any type of file.
2. It contains special software to recognise and open digital signatures. It does not contain any such software.
3. A USB token is password-protected. A Pen Drive is usually not password-protected.
4. It is less prone to virus attacks. It is more prone to virus attacks.

FAQs on USB Token

Q: Is a USB token necessary to be purchased with a digital signature?
A: Yes, a USB token is mandatory to obtain a digital signature, as per latest Govt. notifications. This is in fact, to your advantage since the security of your digital signature is enhanced.

Q: Can I buy only the digital signature now and the USB token later?
A: No, you the digital signature will come with the token.

Q: How do I verify the digital signature in the USB Token?
A: We will guide you on the same once you to take the digital signature. We will e-mail the instructions for verification.

Q: What are the renewal charges for your USB token?
A: There is no concept of renewal of USB token. The digital signature will be renewed at the rate prevailing at the time of renewal. We usually give a discount.

Q: How and when will I get my USB token?
A: Once your payment is realised, your USB token will be dispatched via courier and you will be emailed the consignment number for online tracking. You would usually receive it within 2-5 working days.

Q: What is the price of the USB token?
A: For queries on pricing, please see our section on Digital Signature Price.