How to Create an Electronic Signature Form
The traditional way of signing a form requires you to print it out, sign it with a pen, put it into an envelope, and send it to the recipient. Forms with digital signatures let you save lots of time and get rid of unnecessary paperwork – just sign the form online as you fill it out.
Electronic signatures can be used for many types of forms. For instance, if you’re planning a conference, webinar or another type of event, include an e-sign so that guests could confirm their submission. Hiring employees through an online form? Add an electronic signature to an online application form – your candidates will be able to give their consent to process personal data. What’s more, you can use electronic signatures instead of a CAPTCHA security test.
Creating online forms with electronic signatures may sound difficult at first. But don’t worry – with AidaForm, you don’t need to code or integrate with third-party applications. Moreover, you don’t need any technical skills at all – AidaForm lets you add an electronic signature field just by dragging and dropping the field itself onto your form. The signature is saved as an image which makes it valid for concluding contracts, agreements, etc.
Read this guide to learn how to add a signature to an online form using the AidaForm service.
Why Switch to Electronic Signatures
Handwritten signatures on traditional paper documents can be easily tampered with. An electronic signature form contains a signature itself and often includes information about when the document was signed, who signed it, and where. Thanks to this traceable information, using digital signatures grants you a higher level of security.
It cuts costs dramatically
Using digital signature online forms can help you cut expenses on printing, mailing, and storing paper documents. To sign a form online, all you need is an Internet connection. You’ll save money, forget about exhausting paperwork, and will be able to concentrate on more important things.
It saves time
It’s commonly known that a traditional paper-based process often takes a huge amount of time. Don’t make your customers wait. With digital signatures, you can improve your workflow, process documents much faster, and provide a better customer experience.