Frequently Asked Questions

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ECAC is a regulatory body established under Electronic Transaction Ordinance 2002 having enforcement powers to regulate electronic transactions in Public and Private Sectors. Besides grant and renewal of certificates to certification service providers including their cryptography services and security procedures, it monitors compliance, establish and manage the repository for certificates and digital documents.

An approved or certified Information Security Auditor holding a valid registration with the ECAC.

i. For an individual applicant, go to the Auditor Registration Form (FORM-A) under the Apply button.

ii. For a Company, go to the Information Security Auditor Registration Form (FORM-B) under the Apply button.

iii. For a Registered Partnership concern, go to the Registered Partnership Concern Form (FORM-C) under the Apply button.

For details and queries of ECAC Information Security Auditors Registration Regulations, click here

  • Application fee: Rs. 10,000/-
  • Registration fee for:

             a. Individual: Rs. 50,000/-

             b. Company: Rs. 200,000/-

             c. Partnership concern: Rs. 100,000/-

The registration shall expire at the completion of 01 year from the date of issuance of Certificate of Registration.

The Auditor should apply to the Council for renewal of its registration at least 60 days but not later than 30 days prior to the expiry of its registration.

A Certification Service Provider accredited under the ETO to issue certificates for the use of its cryptography services.

Application Requirements:

i. Review of legal documents available on website

ii. Submit the completed application form

iii. Challan payment

iv. Document’s review by Electronic Certification Accreditation Council

v. Granting the Accreditation For details and queries of ECAC Certification Service Provider Accreditation Regulations, click here              

i. Application processing Fee = Rs. 10,000/-

ii. Accreditation Fee = Rs. 500,000/-

Yes, ECAC is a regulatory body established under Electronic Transaction Ordinance 2002 having enforcement powers to regulate the Electronic transactions in public and private sectors and to provide the accreditation of certification service providers.

The validity of Accreditation is one year from the date of issuance of Accreditation certificate.

An Accredited Certification Service Provider may submit an application for renewal of its accreditation before 60 days prior to expiry of Accreditation Certificate in prescribed form and manner.

The Electronic Certification Accreditation Council established under Section 18 of Electronic Transaction Ordinance (ETO) 2002.

It means a certificate granted by the Certification Council to a Certification Service Provider.

The services in relation to the transformation of contents of an electronic document from its original form to one that cannot be understood or decoded by any unauthorized person.

A certificate issued by a Certification Service Provider for the purpose of confirming the authenticity or integrity or both, of the information contained therein, of an electronic document or of an electronic signature in respect of which it is issued.