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Where are electronic signatures legal?
We’ve created the illustration below to show you where laws
regarding electronic signatures have been enacted
Where are electronic signatures legal
Dark Green: Countries where eSignatures have the same legal standing as handwritten signatures
Light Green:Countries where eSignatures are legal and enforceable but may not have the same legal standing as a handwritten signature
Countries where electronic signatures are equal to handwritten signatures under the law -
Europe: the European Union (28 member states) and Switzerland
Asia: Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates
Africa: South Africa
The Americas: United States, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
Disclaimer: Our overview of electronic signature laws should not constitute as legal advice. This is for informational and educational purposes only.