You can use Adobe Acrobat DC Pro to digital sign (use an electronic signature identity) PDF documents. To do this, you must first create a Digital Identity.
If you are looking to "write", draw, or insert a signature from an image file, please see this article.
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SIGN PDF DOCUMENTS WITH YOUR DIGITAL SIGNATURE:
- Make ALL necessary changes (if any) to your document first, before signing. NOTE: If any changes are made after the signature is in place, the document will display a note indicating changes that were made after signing.
- If the document does not have a signature field in it already, skip to Step 7. Otherwise, continue to Step 3.
- If the document already has a signature field, you can click it and the Sign with Digital ID window will open:
- Ensure your Digital ID is selected, click Continue
- Type your password in the lower left hand corner, click Sign
- A Save dialog box will appear to allow you to save the now signed document
- If the document does not already have a signature field present:
- Click on Certificates in the menu bar on the right of the screen.
This will cause a new tool bar to open at the top of the screen:
Note: If you do not have Certificates as an option in the menu on the right, you will need to take the following additional steps to add this option to the menu:
Select Tools (upper left portion of screen)
Locate Certificates and click Add
Select Digitally Sign and follow the instructions in the pop-up windows. You will be selecting the area where you wish the signature to appear and then entering your password in the lower left of the window that opens.
You will be instructed to Save the document and then your signature will appear.