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DocuSign eSignature

The eSignature solution trusted by hundreds of millions of users

From sales contracts and offer letters to account openings and invoices, agreements are everywhere. With DocuSign eSignature, you have the ability to complete contracts, approvals, and other agreements in minutes rather than days. And because it's part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, you can extend these benefits to other stages of the agreement process, such as preparing, acting on, and managing agreements.

 

DocuSign eSignature benefits

DocuSign eSignature accelerates agreements, eliminates manual tasks, and makes it easy to connect with the tools and systems you’re already using.

Do business faster

Send and sign agreements securely from virtually any device. Up to 80% of agreements are completed in less than a day, and 44% in less than 15 minutes.

Be more efficient

DocuSign eSignature eliminates manual tasks and increases convenience for your customers and employees.

Save money

DocuSign eSignature saves an average of $51 per agreement by reducing hard costs and improving employee productivity.

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Features

DocuSign eSignature handles the most demanding customer requirements, delivering an experience simple enough for practically anyone to adopt.

Sign from anywhere

Our highly-rated mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows let you work on the go—even when you don’t have internet access.

Instant status visibility

Always know where your agreement is in the signing process. Set automatic reminders and receive notifications at every step.

Collect the details you need

Add standard fields to your agreement like a signature or date, or create and save custom fields.

Support for 43 languages

DocuSign offers users the ability to sign documents in 43 localized languages and to send in 13.

Reusable templates

Save time and standardize processes by storing frequently used agreements along with their custom fields, recipient routing, and other settings.

350+ integrations, leading APIs

Integrate and connect eSignature with the systems and tools you already use.
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Highly secure

DocuSign meets some of the most stringent Canadian, US, EU, and global security standards, and uses the strongest data encryption technologies available.

Industry-leading availability

DocuSign’s eSignature infrastructure has enabled us to deliver over 99.99% platform availability worldwide for the last 24 months.

Lawful and court-admissible

DocuSign eSignature complies with Canada’s federal PIPEDA Act and provincial UETA, the U.S. ESIGN Act and UETA, as well as the EU eIDAS Regulation. We automatically generate and store a robust audit trail for every agreement.
DocuSign eSignature SMS Delivery enables you to send real-time text notifications.

Connect faster with eSignature SMS Delivery

Now you can leverage text notifications, in addition to email, to reach signers faster than ever before. DocuSign eSignature SMS Delivery enables you to send real-time agreement notifications directly to a signers’ mobile device. Instantly alert customers via text allowing them to quickly open and electronically sign documents wherever they are.

Mobile-first experience

Quickly send real-time text alerts to get agreements electronically signed with SMS Delivery. From new account contracts to offer letters, SMS Delivery helps create a flexible, compelling experience that differentiates your business.

Close business faster

Capitalize on the convenience of texting to close business faster. Use email and real-time SMS notifications to increase engagement, get documents signed more quickly and boost your response rates.

Reach more customers

With more than 4 billion mobile device users worldwide, you can reach signers wherever they are with real-time SMS notifications. SMS Delivery enables immediate access to signers around the globe.
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Turn data into decisions with eSignature Signing Insights

eSignature Signing Insights is a powerful visualization dashboard designed to help you better understand signer behaviours. Make data-driven decisions that improve the signer journey and minimize signer drop-offs. Access data on the signer journey, and filter by templates, powerforms, devices, browsers used and more. Then optimize the signing experience with lessons learned to ensure your documents are signed and completed.

Identify patterns instantly

Perform rich data discovery to analyze signer behaviour. For example, find out if signers are dropping off more frequently on mobile vs. desktop. Signing Insights’ visual dashboard makes it easy to spot trends and patterns in your datasets and take action.

Discover actionable insights

Dive deep into your signed documents to uncover key learnings and insights. Use Signing Insights to turn dark data into answers and spark informed decision making organization-wide.

Enrich self-service analytics

Empower your staff to analyze data with little or no IT support. Use Signing Insights to drive team autonomy, move faster and be confident in your decisions.
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Changing the sales experience

T-Mobile looked to DocuSign to help untether retail store representatives from point of sale terminals, creating a better, faster, in-store sales experience.
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Customer stories

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Saving $282M per year

AIG turned to DocuSign eSignature to deliver major cost savings, security, efficiency and global scale.
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Lifesaving patient onboarding

UCSF integrated DocuSign eSignature into its patient onboarding process to successfully execute one of the largest clinical trials in history.
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Supplier agreements in nature

Collective Retreats relies on DocuSign’s mobile functionality for helping it grow its small business even from remote locations.
Featured integrations
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Salesforce

Accelerate your sales contracts and other agreements without ever leaving Salesforce.

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Google

Sign and send documents for signature from the Google products you already use.

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SAP

Enable electronic signatures within a variety of solutions, including SAP ERP, SAP Customer Experience, SAP Fieldglass, and SAP SuccessFactors.

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Workday

DocuSign and Workday have partnered to transform how HR gets agreements done.

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How will you use DocuSign eSignature?

Sales contracts

New hire documentation

Invoice processing

Purchase orders

Expense reporting

Vendor agreements

Internal compliance

NDAs

Letters of intent

FAQ

 In Canada, PIPEDA defines an electronic signature as a symbol in digital format that is attached to an electronic document and applied by a person with an intent to sign. Canada recognizes electronic signatures as having the same legal weight as their paper equivalent and are admissible in court. Every electronic signature is facilitated by digital encryption, linking the 

identity of the person to the transaction, and is evidence of the signer’s intent to agree to its terms. Electronic signatures are used to sign offer letters, sales contracts, permission slips, rental/lease agreements, liability waivers, financial documents, etc. They are legally enforceable in most business and personal transactions in almost every country in the world. Learn more in our eSignature Legality Guide.

To send an agreement with DocuSign eSignature, upload your document, then drag your signature, text, and date fields. Then click Send and DocuSign will email a link to the recipient where they can access the document. Try online signing for free.

With DocuSign eSignature, signing is always free! Recipients receive an email notification to click a link to open the agreement on any internet-enabled device (like a mobile phone, tablet, or computer). Tabs and simple instructions guide the user through the signing process, even adopting an electronic signature. The recipient clicks Finish to save the signed document. The signed document is automatically routed to the next recipient and the signer receives a final copy when all signatures are complete.

It is always free to sign documents using DocuSign eSignature. DocuSign charges eSignature users for premium features like requesting signatures from others, custom branding, signer authentication, and more. See plans and features.
Electronic signatures, or eSignatures, are a broad category of methods for signing a document. A digital signature is a type of electronic signature that uses a specific technical implementation. Digital signature providers like DocuSign follow the PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) protocol.
With DocuSign eSignature, you can upload documents in Microsoft Word, PDF, or other common formats. You can upload documents from your computer or popular file-sharing sites like Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive.
Yes, with DocuSign Payments, you can sign and pay in just one step. Make payments using any major credit card, EFT (electronic funds transfer), Apple Pay or Android Pay.
Yes, with DocuSign Click, you can document and manage consent to standard terms—such as T&Cs, privacy policies and disclosures. Click is purpose-built to address this style of agreement, known as a clickwrap, to reduce expense, minimize legal risk, and improve customer experience.

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