New rules for obtaining an electronic signature from 2022
From 2022, amendments to Federal Law No.
They introduce new rules for obtaining and working with an electronic signature in organizations, individual entrepreneurs, and notaries.
From January 1, 2022, the company CEOs and individual entrepreneurs, when changing or updating an electronic signature, will have to contact the Federal Tax Service and its authorized representatives directly.
Ordinary employees are not entitled to possess such an
If by December 31, 2021, the commercial certification center, accredited according to the new requirements of
How to get
e-signature under the new rules by the company CEO in the Tax office
- 1. Apply for an
e-certificatein two ways:
- at the Tax office — CEO should come and fill out a paper
- through the Tax authorities website via the Legal entity’s Personal Account, Individual Entrepreneur’s Personal Account or directly on web page order.nalog.ru
- 2. Get an
e-tokenon which the Federal Tax Service will upload an e-signature.
You can use the device that you already have or buy a new one.
The Tax office may also ask for documents that confirm that the token is certified — a certificate of conformity. Request this document at the point where you received the token, or download it from the token manufacturer’s website.
- 3. The CEO needs to visit the inspection by appointment.
This requirement was introduced specifically to verify the identity of the recipient. It is not possible to visit a Tax office by Power of attorney by any other representative.
The Tax office informs that it is possible to visit any convenient branch of the Tax authorities not related to company legal address registration. However, in practice, some branches of the Tax office do not yet accept all organizations. Before the visit, it is better to clarify this possibility in the exact Tax office.
The CEO will need to take with him a passport, SNILS, Tax ID,
- 4. Purchase CryptoPro CSP, install the
e-signatureon the computer
To work with an
How to get an
e-signature from the authorized representatives of the Federal Tax Service
The Tax authorities' trustees are assistants to the Federal Tax Service, where you can get the Tax authority’s
These will be centers selected from among those who have passed
To obtain, you also need a personal appeal and the same set of documents as the Tax office. In the office of the Tax authorities' representative, it will be possible to buy an
How to get the electronic signature for an employee, outsourcing company, and other authorized persons
Employees, an outsourcing company, other authorized persons — everyone who signs company documents — can work with the previous signatures and receive them according to the old rules until December 31, 2022. Such signatures will be valid until December 31, 2022.
From March 1, 2022, employees and other representatives can switch to a new type of
From January 1, 2023, employees must definitely switch to work according to the new rules: replace their
Such signatures will be issued by the commercial certification centers that have undergone
An individual will also need a personal visit, presentation of a passport, SNILS, and Tax ID. The difference from the