Wednesday, September 30, 2015

eSign - Digital Signature Service based on Aadhaar (How it works)

Earlier personal digital signature certificate requires person’s identity verification and issuance of USB dongle to store private key.  This scheme of physical verification, document based identity validation, and issuance of physical dongles does not scale to billions of people in the country. This is where eSign comes in. eSign is simple online Digital Signature Service based on Aadhaar, which can be used by any person who has an Aadhaar number.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Eligibility criteria for entities to get UIDAI Aadhaar AUA / KUA registration

UIDAI  as come out with new set of eligibility criteria for availing Aadhaar based authentication and  eKYC services.
For getting Aadhaar Authentication Service, the business house need to become AUA (Aadhaar User Agency) and for getting Aadhaar e-KYC Service (Know Your Customer) , the business house need to become KUA (KYC User Agency). UIDAI has organized companies into different categories and depending on the category the qualification criteria and the supporting documents to be submitted will vary. The categories are as follows: