Digital Signature Instructions

In Adobe Reader, you can type your name, draw your signature, or place an image of your signature on a document. You can also add text, such as your name or the date.

  1. Open the PDF you want to sign.
  2. Click the Sign icon in the toolbar to open the Sign pane, or click the Sign pane. If the Sign icon is not in the toolbar, right-click the toolbar and choose File > Signature.
  3. To add text, such as the date, click Add Text in the I Need To Sign panel. Click in the document where you want to add the text, and type.
  4. In the Sign pane, click Place Signature.The first time you sign, the Place Signature option opens a dialog box to allow you to create or import your signature.
  5. (First time signing) In the Place Signature dialog box, choose how you want to place your signature:
    1. Type my signature: Type your name in the Enter Your Name field. Reader creates a signature for you. You can choose from a small selection of signature styles. Click Change Signature Style to view a different style. When you are satisfied with your signature, click Accept.
    2. Draw my signature: Draw your signature in the Draw Your Signature field. When you are satisfied with your signature, click Accept.
    3. Use an image:  Click Browse, and locate your signature file. When your signature appears in the dialog box, click Accept.If you do not have an image of your signature, use black ink to sign your name on a clean blank sheet of paper. Photograph or scan your signature and transfer the image file (JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF or PDF) to your computer. Don’t crop the image, Reader only imports the signature. You can choose to type, draw, or import a signature. Reader uses that signature on future PDFs you sign.
  6. Click in the PDF where you want to place your signature.
  7. To move, resize, or rotate the signature, do one of the following.
    1. MovePosition the cursor over the signature and drag into position.
    2. ResizeDrag a corner handle to resize.
    3. RotatePosition the cursor over the rotation handle (top-middle handle), when the cursor changes to a circular arrow, drag to rotate the signature.
  8. Choose File > Save As to save the signed document.
  9. When prompted, “You added a signature or initials. Do you want to finalize the changes?”, click Confirm.
  10. Specify the location for the file, and click Save.
  11. Select Not Now when prompted to deliver document.
  12. Return to our website and click on the Choose File button.
  13. Select the form you signed and saved on your computer.
  14. Click on Submit button.
  15. You’re done!