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DocuSign®

(Advanced feature of PDFpenPro)

Sign or Send PDFs with DocuSign®

Users of DocuSign's electronic signature (e-signature) service will be able to sign and send documents from PDFpenPro. To log in to DocuSign from PDFpenPro, a user must either already have an account with DocuSign, or can sign up for an account at www.docusign.com. Once signed in, the application will remember your credentials for a seamless workflow.

Sign a Document with DocuSign

  1. Choose File > DocuSign > Log in to DocuSign.
  2. Click "Continue" to log in.
  3. Enter your log-in credentials.
  4. A browser window will open with DocuSign's Sign workflow and include your PDF loaded and ready to sign.

Send a Document for Signatures Using DocuSign

  1. Choose File > DocuSign > Log in to DocuSign.
  2. Click "Continue" to log in.
  3. Enter your log-in credentials.
  4. A browser window will open with DocuSign's Send for Signatures workflow.
  5. From PDFpenPro choose File > DocuSign and upload the document you want signed.

Documents signed or sent with DocuSign are:

  • Encrypted.
  • Maintains an audit trail.
  • Does not require additional software installation.
  • Are legally binding in the United States and most other countries.

DocuSign offers high-level security standards and e-signature regulations compliance. Learn more about e-signature legality in the United States and around the world. DocuSign is authorized by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) for use in government.

What is an electronic signature? Digital signatures refer to adding your signature and verifying authenticity, while electronic signatures usually refer to collecting other signatures. An electronic signature is a legally binding signature for signing an electronic document or record and, according to the E-Sign Act, is equivalent to a handwritten signature.