An online signature is a signature that is done online through a website, or you can also draw one in a signature maker application. Online signatures are actually the same as regular signatures, it’s just that all the signature processes are carried out online or via the internet without the need to meet face-to-face.
Mekari Sign (PT Mekari Digital Identity) is a Certified Electronic Signature service provider partnering with PT Tilaka Nusa Teknologi as a Certificate Authority (CA) from the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kominfo).
How to sign online?
Draw your online signature in the space provided, then click Save
Fill in the pop-up form, then click Submit
Your signature will be automatically saved on the device
What are the benefits of online signatures?
Online signature can shorten the time and reduce administrative costs
Legally binding so it is safe to use
Online signatures can improve business operational efficiency
Increase team productivity with a more efficient business process
Environmentally friendly since it no longer uses paper
What are some examples of online signature software in Indonesia?
1. Mekari Sign
Many electronic signature providers are surfacing lately, and one of the best eSignature software in Indonesia is Mekari Sign.
Main Features: Project management, productivity management, and integration with other Odoo applications
PdfFiller is a quite famous PDF application since it has a large number of users across the world. There are several ways to use PdfFiller eSignatures, from drawing your signature straight into the document pages to uploading your scanned signature file.
Available version: Web based, Android, iOS
Developer: PDFfiller, Inc.
Main Features: PDF editor, document eSignature, PDF converter, compatibility for various document formats, and easy document distribution.
Not only eSignature, but SignHero also provides API with the ability to be integrated. This way, users can get more work done within one platform.
Available Version: Web-based
Main Features: API Integration, Audit Trails
How do I sign in Word?
Prepare a signature file, the easiest way is to use the Paint application on your computer. Alternatively, you can write your signature on a piece of paper, then take a photo of it and transfer it to your computer.
After that, open the document you want to sign.
Then, click the Insert menu at the top, select Pictures, then select This Device.
Navigate to where you saved the signature file earlier, then click Insert.
If your signature uses a photo, then you need to make the background transparent. The trick is to click the Color menu, select Set Transparent Color, then click the background of your signature image.
The final step is to set the position and size of your signature. You can do this by clicking on the horseshoe icon right next to your signature image. Here, you can choose whether the signature is behind the text (Behind Text) or in front of the text (In Front of Text)
Are electronic seals legal?
Yes, electronic seals or eMeterai are legally valid in Indonesia!
Electronic seals are regulated in Pasal 14 of UU 10 of 2020 Regarding Stamp Duty. Not only that, Pasal 5 Paragraph (1) of UU No. 11 of 2008 (UU ITE) also states that electronic documents are valid legal evidence.
Electronic documents that have been affixed with eMeterai have the same legal force as paper documents with seals attached. However, make sure that you buy your eMeterai from a valid electronic seal distributor such as Mekari Sign.
How much does an eMeterai cost?
Purchasing eMeterai on electronic documents can be done at the eMeterai portal or official electronic seals distributors such as Mekari Sign at the same price, which is IDR 10,000. The nominal is the same as the physical stamp price available at the post office.
How to get an electronic seal (eMeterai)?
Create an Account on any eMeterai distributor website, you can use Mekari Sign as well.
Click the eMeterai menu, then choose “Buy eMeterai”.
Specify the amount of eMeterai you want to purchase as much as you need, then click “Pay Now”.
Choose your payment method and complete the payment. After the payment is successful, your eMeterai balance will be automatically added to your account.
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