The online signature for digital documents
sign-me, the digital service for your secure online signature, allows you to handle your paper-based signature processes in an entirely electronic procedure. If you wish to exchange documents, safeguard transactions or sign contracts on a pan-European scale, the digital signature service can make this happen: online, convenient and legally binding. With sign-me, you can cut costs, optimize workflows, reduce cancellation rates for contracts and improve customer satisfaction.
Efficient – Entirely seamless processes
Convenient – Sign online with a tablet or smartphone, no signature card or reader needed
Simple – Intuitive user interface
Legally secure – eIDAS-compliant online signature
The EU’s regulation on electronic identification and trust services (eIDAS) has simplified the procedure for online signatures. The components now used to generate the signature are not stored on a card, but in the secure IT environment of a qualified trust service provider (previously referred to as a trust center). This means that the electronic signature can now also be triggered remotely, for instance, using tablets and smartphones.
One-stop solution for all signature levels
sign-me enables the use of all the signature levels laid down in the eIDAS Regulation: from simple to advanced right through to qualified electronic online signatures. The latter meets the written form requirement and has the same legal standing as a hand-written signature.
sign-me is a web-based, one-stop solution for remote signatures: from user identification to the online signature. All your customers need is a PC or tablet, an Internet connection and a smartphone.
Various secure procedures can be used for the required initial verification of identity, including the online ID function with the German ID card, online identification and point-of-sale identification.
In the signature process, the signature is approved with an smsTAN or an app. The sign-me 2FA app meets the highest protection and integrity requirements thanks to push-based two-factor authentication and advanced mobile security technologies. The app is already available for download in Google’s Play Store for Android devices and will soon be available in Apple’s App Store for iOS devices.
The first eIDAS-compliant remote signature ‘Made in Germany’
Online signatures with sign-me meet the strict requirements of the eIDAS Regulation for remote signatures. This was confirmed by TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH and the Federal Network Agency with sign-me’s inclusion in the eIDAS National Trusted List. This means that sign-me is Germany’s first eIDAS-compliant remote signature solution.
You can access the sign-me remote signature portal at the following Internet address: https://cloud.sign-me.de/signature/start
Several cooperation partnerships with workflow providers
Bundesdruckerei is cooperating with several workflow providers for its remote signature solution sign-me. In each case, sign-me is integrated into the corresponding cloud service or locally into a signature software solution. The remote signature enables documents to be signed electronically in a continuous process via standard web browsers and mobile devices. Cloud service cooperation partnerships have been entered into with:
- Adobe (Adobe Sign),
- Mentana Claimsoft (FP Sign),
- XiTrust (MOXIS),
- nepatec (eDocBox).
Bundesdruckerei has also entered into cooperation partnerships with signature software providers:
- Mentana Claimsoft,
Our Service and Support section contains FAQs regarding the online signature and sign-me as well as information and tips for registering and using sign-me.