Sign with Aadhaar E-sign on Cygnature
The IT Act in India recognises Aadhaar E-sign has legal validity equivalent to that of physical signatures.
What Is Aadhaar E-sign
Aadhaar E-Sign is an online electronic signature service in India to facilitate an Aadhaar holder to digitally sign a document. Aadhaar E-Signs are recognised as an accepted method of secure electronic signatures as part of the Second Schedule of the Information Technology Act, 2008 (IT Act). As per Section 67A of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, in case of Aadhaar E-sign, one does not need to prove that the authenticity of the digital signature of the subscriber. The signature service is facilitated by authenticating the Aadhaar holder via the 12 digit Aadhaar number OR 16 digit virtual ID issued by UIDAI.
How it Works
The signer will receive a notification on mail to sign the document on Cygnature using his Aadhaar E-sign. He will open the email and click the button "Sign Now" to Sign the document.
Now Cygnature takes the Signer to NSDL website where the Signer enters a Valid Aadhaar number or virtual id. He receives an OTP on his registered Mobile Number that is linked to his Aadhaar number or virtual Id. Once OTP is entered, it is verified.
After the verification, Cygnature will capture the Aadhaar E-sign on the document.
Pre-requisites for Aadhaar E-sign
Sign Legally Binding Contracts with Aadhaar E-sign
Legal and Compliance
Benefits of Aadhaar E-sign