What Types of Documents Can I Sign Using eSignatures?

What Types of Documents Can I Sign Using eSignatures

One question we get asked a lot at HelloSign is: “Can you sign x, y, z document using electronic signatures?”

The truth is, you can use eSignatures to sign anything from a casual agreement to a home lease. 

One of our users, Trxade, uses eSignatures to help their customers complete vendor applications online. Another one of our customers, Binti, uses eSignatures to help adoptive parents complete application paperwork online. Use cases for eSignatures are about as diverse as you can imagine. 

Here’s a list of common documents signed using eSignatures (in alphabetical order):

  • Auto insurance forms 
  • Benefits paperwork 
  • Deeds 
  • Employee handbooks 
  • Employee stock option forms 
  • Eviction notices I-9 forms 
  • Insurance application forms 
  • Insurance claims forms 
  • Insurance forms 
  • Invoices 
  • Budget proposals 
  • Project proposals 
  • Official quotes 
  • Freelance contracts 
  • Offer letter 
  • Non-compete 
  • Purchase order 
  • Investment paperwork 
  • Leases 
  • Lien waivers 
  • Loan agreements 
  • Loan applications 
  • Marriage certificates 
  • Mortgage agreements 
  • Mortgage applications 
  • NDAs 
  • Onboarding paperwork 
  • Online applications 
  • Patent applications 
  • Payroll applications 
  • Release documents 
  • Rental applications 
  • Sales contracts 
  • Temporary service contracts 
  • Transcript requests 
  • User onboarding paperwork 
  • Vendor applications 
  • Vendor contracts 
  • W-2 forms 
  • Warranties 
  • Wills

It's a long list but it’s not complete! eSignatures can be used for most documents that require a signature. 

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about specific use cases. If you’d like to try it out for yourself, sign up for a free HelloSign plan and format your first document. You'll get 3 documents per month with a free account and unlimited docs with any Pro plan and above. 

PS We recently revamped our signer experience, making it even easier to format and sign documents on your phone. Try it out!  

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