Based on Government Regulation Number 82 of 2012 as updated with Government Regulation Number 71 of 2019, electronic signatures consist of two types, namely certified signatures and uncertified signatures.
This QR code signature remains valid and legal to use, because Mekari Sign already has PSrE certification for the electronic signature used. Therefore, the use of QR code signatures remains legal and meets the requirements.
Official issuer that has certification recognized by Kominfo, such as Mekari Sign.
Can be issued with a Kominfo certification as though the digital signature, yet this QR code signature form has not been specifically mentioned in the Indonesian Law.
Uses an Electronic Certificate obtained by going through the eKYC process to verify the signer’s identity.
To issue a certified QR code signature, you also need to go through the eKYC process.
Very high, has the ability to identify the signer and track any changes occurred to the document.
Since the signer has gone through the eKYC process beforehand, the security to identify the signer is equally high.
Digital signatures are valid and have strong legal force, since they are in compliance with the law. This means you’ll be able to use it for more important and legal-binding documents.
There are no specific regulations yet regarding the form of QR code signatures. However, since it’s similar to a digital signature, this QR code signature can be considered valid & legally recognized if done through an eligible platform such as Mekari Sign.
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What is QR code signature?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
A QR code signature is a signature in the form of black dots and white spaces arranged in a box. If you scan it, it contains various important document information, such as the identity of the signer. So, you can maintain the integrity and authenticity of the document.
Still valid, but has weak legal force because it is an Uncertified Electronic Signature. This type of signature cannot be proven exactly who signed it, so it is prone to being forged.
Is a QR code an electronic signature?
Yes, barcode signatures are included in the Uncertified Electronic Signature type.
How do QR code signatures work?
The pattern on the QR stores some data in the form of binary code which will be automatically translated when you scan it. For example, data regarding time, user information, links, and so on.
What information can be included in a QR code signature?
A lot, because QR Codes can store up to 4289 characters, including punctuation and special characters. Some examples of information that can be placed on a QR Code are text, links to websites, account numbers, maps to places, menu lists, and many others.
How QR code signatures help grow businesses?
You can enter various information about your business in the QR Code, such as the location of your shop, current promotions, menu, website address, and so on. Then, you can spread the QR Code on social media, on billboards, and even banners so that people can scan it easily.
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