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CSC certificate: Features, benefits, and downloading procedure

[] Here’s all about the online procedure for CSC certificate download. The certificate is issued by Common Services Center and is beneficial for citizens applying for small bank loans.

The Common Services Center (CSC) is envisioned as an ICT-enabled, front-end service delivery point. It serves the government, social, and private sectors. The Common Service Center Scheme, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, issues CSC certificates for applicants who sign up for the CSC network.

CSC certificate download: Features

Name of the scheme Common Service Center Scheme
Governed by  Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India
Link to Website

CSC certificate: Benefits 

The CSC certificate is crucial. In the event of a legal obligation, it can be used as proof. Further, the CSC certificate can be used to obtain a small bank loan.

CSC certificate: Steps to view your credentials 

  • Go to the CEC E-gov official website.


  • From the home page, select the ‘view credentials’ option.
  • Then select ‘Click here to view your credentials’ from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter your CSC ID and captcha code now.


  • When you select the submit option, your credentials will show.

CSC certificate: Tracking status of application

  • Go to the CEC E-gov official website.


  • From the website’s home page, go to the ‘track application’ option.
  • When you select ‘click here,’ a new web page will display on your screen.


  • On the screen, enter your ‘application reference number’ and captcha code.
  • By selecting ‘Submit’ from the drop-down menu
  • The status of your application will be displayed on the screen.

CSC certificate download: Procedure

The CSC certificate can be easily downloaded from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s official website. To obtain the certificate, follow the instructions below: 

  • Visit the official webpage for the Common Service Center Scheme, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. 


  • You must now navigate to the ‘My Account’ option in the navigation bar from the home page.
  • Click the option, and a new page will display on your computer or laptop screen. Login to your account by entering your CSC ID and captcha code.


  • Check the box and then click the submit button next to it.
  • Then, on your registered email address, input the OTP verification code.
  • To access your account dashboard, you must go through biometric verification after verifying your email with an OTP.
  • Your account home page will open after biometric verification, where you must select the certificate option.
  • Then, when your certificate appears on the screen, click the download link to save it to your computer in PDF format.
  • If you need to print something, use the print command.

Also read about : CSC login 

CSC Certificate download: Updates

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has released the following updates for downloading CSC certificates.

  • Only Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE) who have re-registered their CSC account can access the official website and download the CSC certificate.
  • Only VLEs who have successfully QC validated their account can download the CSC certificate.
  • Users who have been confirmed by QC can open a current account with a CSC banking partner.
  • The CSC registered user must complete the KYC as soon as possible.

CSC certificate: Contact details 

Citizens can reach out at email: and phone no: 011 4975 4924 


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Debora Berti

Università degli Studi di Firenze, IT

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