Information Technology (Certifying Authorities) Rules, 2000
25. Issue of Digital Signature Certificate.-
Before the issue of the Digital Signature Certificate, the Certifying Authority shall:-
i. confirm that the userís name does not appear in its list of compromised users;
ii. comply with the procedure as defined in his Certification Practice Statement including verification of identification and/or employment;
iii. comply with all privacy requirements;
iv. obtain a consent of the person requesting the Digital Signature Certificate, that the details of such Digital Signature Certificate can be published on a directory service.