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eSignature Documentation

The eSignature building block helps public administrations and businesses to accelerate the creation and verification of electronic signatures. The deployment of solutions based on this building block in a Member State facilitates the mutual recognition and cross-border interoperability of eSignatures. This means that public administrations and businesses can trust and use eSignatures that are valid and structured in EU interoperable formats.

The purpose of this document section is to provide a general introduction to the concept of electronic signature as well as provide more detailed (technical or not) information about the CEF eSignature . You will find here an introduction to the general concepts, details on the standards and guidelines, additional literature around the available software and services, security related information, a place to contribute to the enhancement of the knowledge or the service itself and a place to consult FAQ.