Under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) formulated by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY), Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India, the Common Services Centers (CSCs) are conceptualized as ICT enabled, front end service delivery points for delivery of Government, Social and Private Sector services in the areas of agriculture, health, education, entertainment, FMCG products, banking and financial services, utility payments, etc.

CSC e-Governance Services India Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle (CSC SPV) and is connecting local population with the Government departments, banks, and insurance companies and with various service providers in private sector using IT-Enabled network of citizen service points.

VLE is Village Level Entrepreneur who delivers various government and non-government services to the end consumers from the CSC outlet(mostly owned)

To register as a VLE in the CSC network, simply follow the following steps:
1. Visit the URL http://register.csc.gov.in. Click on “Apply > New Registration” button displaying on the homepage.
2. Enter your mobile & email and validate, further enter name, dob, gender, select the state and further select the authentication type and add the Captcha Text. Click on “Submit” button”
3. After authentication, please fill the required personal, kiosk, banking and PAN details. Make sure to read all the terms and conditions.
4. Review your details and click on “Submit” button to register yourself and an application reference ID will be generated.
5. You will receive an acknowledgement email regarding successful completion of your application on your email address provided during the registration process.
6. It is mandatory for the user to download a copy of the form and submit the same to the District Manager available in the nearest CSC office along with a copy of self attested documents (cancelled cheque/passbook, PAN card, and applicant image).
7. Meanwhile, your application goes through a mandatory quality check.
8. In case your application is rejected, you will receive an email about the same. You can reapply as a fresh applicant.
9. If your application is approved, you are successfully connected with us as our Village Level Entrepreneur. Your account will be created and you will get your DigiMail credentials on the registered email address.
10. Also, your CSC Connect credentials are emailed over to your DigiMail address.

There is no fee for registration as a VLE. It is absolutely free of cost.

CSC Centre would be the place from where the VLE would operate his activities and serve the users.

a) Applicant photo
c) Proof of Identity
d) Proof of Address
e) Cancelled copy of cheque/passbook

a) At least 120 GB Hard Disc Drive.
b) At least 512 MB RAM.
c) CD/DVD Drive.
d) UPS PC with Licensed Windows XP-SP2 or above operating system.
e) With 4 hrs battery backup/Portable Genset.
f) Printer/ Colour Printer.
g) Web cam/digital camera.
h) Scanner.
i) Internet connection with at least 128 kbps speed for browsing & data uploading over internet.

a) Public place with safety and convenience.
b) Availability of Kiosk from 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM.
c) To deliver the services smoothly to the users as available on Digital Seva Portal.

No. You don’t need any specific training to become a VLE. Meeting the minimum criteria as mentioned above is enough to become a VLE.

To register on CSC, simply follow the following steps:
a) Visit the URL http://register.csc.gov.in. Click on “Apply > New Registration” button displaying on the homepage.
b) Enter your mobile & email and validate, further enter name, dob, gender, select the authentication type and add the Captcha Text. Click on “Submit” button”
c) After authentication, please fill the required details. Make sure to read all the terms and conditions.
d) Review your details and click on “Submit” button to register yourself and an application reference ID will be generated.
e) You will receive an acknowledgement email regarding successful completion of your application on your email address provided during the registration process.
f) It is mandatory for the user to download a copy of the form and submit the same to the District Manager available in the nearest CSC office along with a copy of self attested documents (cancelled cheque/passbook, PAN card, and applicant image).

The application number is a unique number that is generated after successful registration. You can track your application status by this unique number.

VID is a temporary, revocable 16-digit random number mapped with the Aadhaar number. It is not possible to derive the Aadhaar number from VID.

Visit the link: https://resident.uidai.gov.in to generate/retrieve your VID.

If your application is approved after a quality check, you will get your DigiMail credentials over the email address that you have provided at the time of registration. To check your application status click here

Your CSC Connect credentials are emailed over your DigiMail address. Click here to go to DigiMail.

1. Go to ‘My account’ tab and login using your CSC Id.
2. Click on account settings.
3. Enter your new password, confirm and reset.

1. Go to ‘My account’ tab and login using your CSC Id.
2. Click on account settings.
3. Enter your old password, new password, confirm and reset.

Once the application is submitted, it undergoes a Quality Check process. Accepted applications are further processed for account creation and the credentials are shared through DigiMail.

Yes, you can apply again.

a) Visit the URL https://register.csc.gov.in
b) Click on “Apply” menu and select “Status Check” option.
c) Enter your application id and Captcha Text. Click on “Submit” button.

In case of any queries, you may contact the helpdesk team on the toll free numbers 011 4975 4923, 011 4975 4924 or email the query to helpdesk@csc.gov.in

Telecentre Entrepreneur Courses (TEC) is a certification course designed by CSC Academy. On completion of this course, the user will be eligible to open his/her CSC centre (Digital Centre) and apply as a Village Level Entrepreneur in the CSC network. This course is useful for anyone with budding talent to start an Information & Communication Technology (ICT) based Centre so that community may be served with digital technology.

Once the applicant has completed the course; a TEC certification number will be generated which will further be used for registering as a VLE.