What is SafeDoXX for Safe EXIM?
SafeDoXX for Safe EXIM is an easy-to-use
Desktop Utility that enables Digital Signing of any File using a
Safe EXIM Digital Certificate.
Today, the Indian legal framework accords the
same significance to Digital Signatures on electronic documents as
physical signatures on paper documents. Therefore, a user in India
can leverage the benefits offered by the Indian Information
Technology Act 2000 (IT Act 2000) by Digitally Signing electronic
documents in lieu of traditional physical signatures and enjoy the
same legal status as physical signatures, provided the Digital
Certificate used has been issued by a licensed Certifying
Who can use SafeDoXX for Safe
SafeDoXX for Safe EXIM can be used by Import
and Export (EXIM) organizations that are registered with the
Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and have a valid
Importer-Exporter Code (IEC). The EXIM organization is required to
nominate an Authorized Employee to interact with the DGFT on behalf
of the EXIM organization. This authorized employee would have
SafeDoXX for Safe EXIM installed on his/her computer, with which
he/she would Digitally Sign documents for upload on the DGFT
What should I do with a
Digitally Signed file?
EXIM organizations are required to file several
documents with the DGFT while applying for their duty-drawback
licenses. Since DGFT permits the EXIM organizations to apply for
their licenses online, DGFT has also permitted the EXIM
organizations to send these accompanying documents
However, DGFT has stipulated that these
electronic documents need to be Digitally Signed before they are
uploaded onto the DGFT website.
Therefore, when applying online for their
licenses, the EXIM organizations would need to use SafeDoXX for Safe
EXIM to Digitally Sign all the accompanying documents and upload
them to DGFT through their website.
What does DGFT do with a
Digitally Signed file?
DGFT has incorporated an application on their
website that automatically verifies the Digital Signature on a
Digitally Signed file. This ensures that only documents Digitally
Signed by a valid EXIM organization can be uploaded to DGFT through
the Digitally Signed file is uploaded on DGFT’s website, DGFT checks
to see if the Digital Signature is valid, that the sender is
authentic and that the original document has not been tampered with.
DGFT then processes these documents for issuance of the