While they sound the same, there is a slight difference between these types of signatures. The free downloadable electronic signature created by our app is considered to be the same as an online signature.They are legally binding in most countries, including the United States. Digital signatures are encrypted signatures and include info that verifies their authenticity. You can learn more about differences here
Choose a PDF file and upload it. At the bottom of the document, choose “sign.” You can then draw your electronic signature inside the box with your finger stylus, trackpad, or mouse. Click “save.” You can resize your electronic signature and insert the image of your signature into your PDF file. Lastly, 'save' a copy to preserve your signed PDF. It's that simple.
The image of your signature can match your passport, but it doesn’t have to. Online signatures are valid not because they look exactly like your handwritten signature, but because they represent your intent to sign the document. However, if you plan to use CreateMySignature for more sensitive documents, you may choose to create an online signature that matches the one on your passport for an extra level of credibility.
Signature images are meant to be added to documents or PDFs that allow you to embed an image. Once you download your signature, consider saving it to your computer. If you need any legal document completed or signed, we encourage you to check out electronic signature software, PandaDoc.
No. Due to privacy concerns, we don't store your eSignature image or data on our server. Any eSignature executed within our browser or app is not accessible to anyone. You can feel confident that your eSignature is completely secure.
No. Signature edits are not allowed, since we seal and encrypt the document once you send it. The only way to change your signature is to create a new version of the document.
No. Legally, a signature doesn’t have to be your full name to be valid, and that’s true for electronic signatures as well as digital signatures.
Once you’ve drawn your signature electronically, you can download it and upload it to your PDF document. The format or file type of your signature will be .PNG so it can be used universally on any document type.