Registration Authority (RA)
A Registration Authority ("RA") is an office appointed by the IDRBT CA that collects and processes Digital Certificate requests and Certificate revocation/suspension requests. The application form for the digital certificates is as prescribed in the IT Act, 2000 and is available at IDRBT CA Repository. The duly filled application form contains information about the Applicant's/Subscriber's identity, authorization, role and other information, which will be used by the RA to verify the credentials of Applicant or Subscriber.
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Registration Authority receives the applications for the Digital Certificate from the Applicant/Subscriber and verifies the details contained in the Application. An RA will also verify the documents accompanying the application form for different Classes of Certificate as mentioned in the IDRBT CA CPS. In case of Class 3 Certificates, the Applicant/Subscriber must present before the RA for personal verification. If the verification is successful, then the request is forwarded to the IDRBT CA recommending generation of a Digital Certificate for the verified Applicant/Subscriber. If he finds anything wrong in the certificate application, the RA has the right to reject it.
An RA shall be responsible for the following:
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