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HelloSign is an eSignature provider dedicated to making the process of esigning documents online less painful and cumbersome. Using our free document signing tool, you can create an electronic signature, format documents, store signed documents – all online!

It's easier than ever to sign all your most important documents electronically without the hassle of a printer, scanner, or fax machine. Legally binding electronic signatures empower you to esign documents online using a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone.

Creating and signing documents online has never been simpler. Our electronic signature system allows you to create, edit, sign, and send docs in a few easy steps.


With HelloSign, you can sign legally binding contracts and documents online in seconds. Seamlessly move papers from one party to another for eSignature with dramatically reduced turnaround time, safe in the knowledge that our free document signing service complies with national and global commerce requirement. Every document signature is secure and simple, making the process easy and allowing you to get on with the important tasks.

Paperwork, without the paper


In addition to providing easy to use, online document signing, we also offer other services that make paperwork a breeze. Here are just a few features you'll enjoy with a paid HelloSign account:


Document Templates.

Prepare a document once, save it as a template, and then use it again and again, streamlining the process for when you eSign documents.


Data validation.

You'll never have to worry about accidentally filling in an email address in the wrong field.


Email alerts.

Enjoy automatic email reminders and alerts for any action taken with your document. For example, you'll see when a document has been opened, viewed, and signed.


Secure document storage.

All documents are kept safely and securely in your HelloSign account.


Seamless integrations & functionality


Our user-friendly design makes it simple for anyone to start using HelloSign. It integrates with all your favorite applications – like Box and Evernote – making it easy to sign documents electronically, in whatever application you're using. Here are just some of the many benefits that come along with using HelloSign to sign documents online:


Faster document turnaround time.

You can send a document to an office half-way round the world and have a signature added to the document, and returned in just a few minutes


Better team communication.

Status notifications make it easy for you to keep track of who's signed a document at any given time and also alerts you to who still needs to sign.


Easy signing on the go.

HelloSign for mobile makes it simple to sign documents when you're away from the office or on the go.

Bolstered document security.

Enable time-stamped audit trails, passcode permissions, and more.

Automated file storage.

Never worry about tracking down a signed copy of a document ever again. A copy is automatically stored in your HelloSign account.


The choice is in your hands

With HelloSign, you can use a variety of eSignature styles. For example, you can type in a signature, take a photo of it with your Smartphone, draw it by hand on any touchscreen device using a finger or stylus, or even upload an image of it. Review in draft, in progress and completed requests right from your mobile device - no need for a bulky desktop application here!

Document Security as standard


We know how essential it is that your most important documents are able to be signed and shared securely. HelloSign offers bank-level security using SSL encryption as standard, meaning that those documents are encrypted and protected using the same industry-leading technology that banks use. Signature Authentication means that your electronically signed documents are both valid and legally binding. A transactions log between signing parties means that the completed documents are court admissible.

How to eSign a Document


To eSign a document you simply need to:

  1. Sign up for your HelloSign account. You'll get three free documents per month, and unlimited documents for any Essentials plan or above.
  1. Create your personalized electronic signature. Type it, draw it, upload it or take a photo of it. The choice is yours!
  1. Upload a document that needs to be signed. You have the option to upload from your desktop or from integrated apps like Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and more.
  1. Drag and drop your signature. Signing as is as simple as dragging your signature to the appropriate line in the document.
  1. Save or send your signed document. A copy of the signed document will automatically save to your HelloSign account. You also have the option to send a PDF of the signed document to anyone who needs it.

And that’s it!



Free Document Signing FAQs


Is it possible to sign a document electronically without printing it?

In a word, yes. Most documents nowadays are completed and signed online. eSignature technology means that signing documents electronically has become the norm. You simply need to upload the document to be signed, drag and drop text boxes to the appropriate locations and then start signing.


Are documents signed online legally binding?

A transactions log between signing parties means that electronically signed documents are court admissible. Signature authentication ensures that they are legally binding. HelloSign offers bank-level security for all signed and completed documents, meaning that they can be shared and stored with the same level of encryption as banks use.


Is online document signing free?

HelloSign allows you to open a free account, where you'll get three free documents to sign online per month. Any Essentials plan or above allows unlimited documents. Click here to sign up.

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How to make a PDF signable

When you sign up for a free trial you’ll immediately be able to move documents from one party to another for electronic PDF signatures, in seconds. Finalize agreements, obtain approvals and complete applications with a matter of clicks. You can even begin the process of onboarding new hires, without spending anything. The first three documents of each month are free and you’ll get unlimited documents when you sign up for any Essentials plan or above.
1. Create a free HelloSign account
2. Upload your PDF
3. Format the PDF with a signature field
4. Insert your eSignature
5. Send and store the document
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