Providing an Electronic Signature (eSignature)
  • 26 Feb 2024
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Abstract

An eSignature is an electronic signature. Some tasks require an eSignature.

When you select the Go to My Onboard Information link on the My Tasks page, another page displays that allows you to provide an eSignature, which will be used to sign some forms. For the US, the most common forms that utilize an eSignature are: W-4, I-9, and state tax forms.

You can edit (redo) an eSignature, but once you use it to sign a particular form, you cannot change it for that form. This ensures the onboarding process is not completed with two different signatures.

There are two ways to provide an eSignature:

  • Draw an eSignature.

  • Upload your eSignature (as an image file) if you already have one.

The first time you access a form that requires an eSignature, you will be prompted to create one. If you want to change it, either start another form that requires an eSignature (and follow the prompts), or open the page that directly allows you to create/edit one. To directly reach the eSignature page, select Onboard Profile from the navigation menu. You can edit or enter an e-Signature. If you select Edit, you can upload a graphic image of your signature or draw a new one.

For security purposes, some tasks require an "enhanced" eSignature, which means you must enter your user name and password before your eSignature can be submitted.