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Can I sign a document online?
Absolutely. pdfFiller allows you to sign any document using our DigiSign technology. You can use a signature font or upload a signature file and apply it anywhere on the document.
Is my Digital Signature legal?
The Electronic Signature in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign Act) signed into law June, 2000, provides validity for the electronic records and signatures in conducting interstate and foreign commerce. Therefore, your electronic signature is legal when filling and signing any document using pdfFiller online. Read more about the E-Sign Act.
What is E-Sign Act?
The Electronic Signature in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign Act) is a United States federal law to validate the use of electronic record and signature in commerce. Read more about the E-Sign Act.
What is a digital signature?
A digital signature is the process to authorize a digital message or document with a certificate-based digital ID. A valid digital signature means the identification of a signer has been verified. Digital signatures are most often used to apply a digital "seal" to an electronic document in order to make it tamper-evident.
How does pdfFiller verify electronic signature?
pdfFiller can offer an audit trail to show by whom and when the signature is created. With pdfFiller's new feature "Signature Verification", you can get instant signature verification and sign your file digitally and securely. pdfFiller will work as a trusted third party, or a certificate authority (CA). When you and your client draw, upload or capture a signature, pdfFiller will instantly provide a digital certificate to validate your electronic signature. With pdfFiller's cloud technology, you can also get a digital certificate when accessing and working on your PDF files from an iPad, iPhone and other mobile device.
What's the difference between an electronic signature and a digital signature?
An electronic signature can be any piece of data like an image, a symbol, a sound recording and others. You can create an electronic signature skimpily by typing your name or uploading an image. A digital signature is an authorization to verify an electronic message or document with a certificate-based digital ID. A valid digital signature means the identification of a signer has been verified. Digital signatures are most often used to apply a digital "seal" to an electronic document in order to make it tamper-evident. A digital signature is a secure form of an electronic signature.
Can I edit my signatures?
Yes. Use our "Signature Manager" to change the color or smoothing of your signatures. You can also add multiple signatures by uploading, capturing, typing or drawing.
Can I upload a signature from my computer?
Yes. Click on the "Signature" button in "Editor" page to upload, draw, type or capture your digital signatures. Once you're done with creating your signatures, click "Save" and drag your signature anywhere within the document to use.
Where can I find my signatures in pdfFiller.com?
Once created and saved, your digital signatures are stored in the signature on pdfFiller.com Signature Manager keeps them always available to you when you need to E-sign your next document.
Do I need to upload a signature every time?
No, you can save the signature and use it repeatedly any number of times on any number of documents.