The Document Signer Certificates are issued to organizational software applications for operating automatically to authenticate documents/information attributed to the organization by using Digital Signature applied on the document, documents/Information. Document Signer Certificates’ purpose is mainly for mainly for automated signing and also to reflect organizational accountability.
Unlike an Organizational Digital Signature where the signature is issued to individual name with organizational value, Document Signer Certificates are issued to Organizational legal name. Document Signer Certificates are available in Class 2 and Class 3 and is meant for signing at organizational capacity. As per Interoperability guidelines of CCA, Document Signer Certificate contains additional Object Identifier (OID) in “Certificate Policies” of the certificate. That is: 2.16.318.104.22.168