How to do Rolecheck / Update DSC in MCA

Role Check / Registering Digital Signature MCA21

What is Role Check?

It is a functionality available in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) portal ( which allows Directors, Manager and Secretary of any Company and practicing professionals like CA, CS & CWA to register their Digital Signature with MCA

Why to do Role Check?

Role check or registering the digital signature certificate with MCA enables the Indian Companies to sign the forms, which are required to be filed (through online MCA 21 platform) as an application to the respective Register of Companies(ROC) / Central Govt. in relation to various requirements under Indian Corporate Laws.

A authorised person who is having a DSC, but who has not register it with MCA, though he will be able to sign the e-forms but will not be able to submit the same.

What is the importance of Rolecheck?
Through Role check functionality MCA21 verifies the credentials of the person(s) who are going to sign the eforms on behalf of the company and of the practising professional who will certify those eforms.

Requirements before going for Role Check
The basic requirement of rolecheck is a DSC i.e. Digital signature which has validity period (not expired on the date of rolecheck) of the person who wants to register the DSC with MCA.

How to Register DSC or do Role Check?

At first go to the below link:

Then choose your option at the left hand panel of the screen, click either on Director or Manager /Secretary or Practising Professional as per your choice of interest.

The screens will come something like this:

If you choose for "Director" :-

Director Details at MCA site

If you choose for "Manager / Secretary" :-

Manager / Secretary Details at MCA site

 If you choose for "Practising Professional" :-

Practising Professional Details at MCA site

Fill in the necessary details and then click on the "select certificate" to choose the DSC to be registered for which the details are filled in and then click on the "submit" button.

The acknowledgement message will come for a successful rolecheck.

If you want to ensure whether the DSC is updated or not. Then go to the view signatory details option (available at mca site) for any one of the companies in which the Director / Manager / Secretary (for which DSC registered) is currently working and you will be able to see the status of the DSC.