How can I digitally sign a document?

The time for physical signatures is over.

Say goodbye to all your paper documents.

eSignatures are here.

Electronic signature, or eSignature, is a fast, legally secure, highly economical and environment friendly way of digitally signing agreements, forms and other documents. You or your organisation no longer need to spend valuable time and resources to gather your signatories in one place. With Leegality, all this is just one click away.

Leegality’s Bharat Sign offers a unified stack of eSigning options that lets you affix your eSignature instantly.

Choose between Aadhaar eSign and a variety of other eSign options

Sign all your documents using Leegality’s complete suite of IT Act compliant eSign options:

  • Aadhaar eSign (Online or XML)
  • DSC Token eSign
  • PAN eSign
  • NeSL
Collect Virtual Signatures

Want a digital representation of your physical signature? Use our multi-factor authenticated Secure Virtual Sign:

  • SMS/Email OTP based authentication
  • Image upload

Wondering how exactly one can sign using any of the above options? Let us take you step-by-step through the complete signing journey for 3 of our most commonly used eSign options – Aadhaar online, DSC Token and Secure Virtual Sign.

Aadhaar eSign Online

Step 1: Based on your contact information available with the person sending the document to you for signing, you will receive a signing link on your email and/or phone. The email invite looks like the picture above. 

Step 2: Once you have clicked on the ‘Sign’ button (for an email invite) or the signing link (for a mobile invite) you will be redirected to the Leegality Gateway. Here you can review the entire document - go through the contents, look at the placement of the signatures etc. Once satisfied, click on Proceed.

Step 3: Enter the OTP received on your email and/or phone and click on Proceed.

Step 4: Choose the form of authentication you want to use for your Aadhaar eSign (in this post we will be covering authentication through OTP). Once chosen, click Proceed.

Step 5: The next step is to give your consent for your Aadhaar eSign to be used to authenticate the document. Check the consent box and click on ‘Sign Document’. 

Step 6: You will be redirected to the NSDL eSign page. Here you will have to check the consent box (indicating your consent permitting NSDL to use your Aadhaar number for authentication purposes) and enter your Aadhaar number. Click on ‘Send OTP’ once done.

Step 7: Upon doing so you will receive an OTP (One Time Password) on your registered email/mobile number. Enter the OTP you receive here and click on ‘Verify OTP’.

Voila! You have successfully eSigned your document.

You can view the signed document once all the signatories have signed. A copy of the completed document along with the audit trail is sent instantly to the sender and all the signatories. 

Try an Aadhaar eSign for free!

September 16, 2021

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