How To Create a Virtual Signature For Free (2023)

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How To Create a Virtual Signature For Free (2023)
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July 9, 2023
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You're probably on this page because you want to create a virtual signature, but you're not sure how to do it.

By the end of this guide, you'll know more than just what is a virtual signature, but you'll also create one for yourself.

We've added our signature maker on this page for your accessibility. Oh, and did we mention that it's 100% free?

Let's check out how to do this.

How to create a virtual signature (for free)

  1. Open the virtual signature maker below;
  2. Choose how to make your signature: draw or type;
  3. Download your new signature for free.

With SignHouse, you can design your electronic signature in many different ways. Feel free to draw, type (text), or even upload a signature that exists already.

Downloaded your virtual signature? You can reuse your virtual signature for documents later on.

This brings us to another part of the guide.

How to create a virtual signature in PDF

  1. Upload the PDF in our editor below;
  2. Click Signature on the left side's menu;
  3. Design your signature: draw, type, or upload;
  4. Insert your virtual signature in the PDF.

We've got a tool that helps you add a signature to a PDF for free as well.

Simply upload the PDF document you wish virtually sign, select the signature field, and then insert your signature on the file.

How to add virtual signature in PDF for free

There are no hidden fees. SignHouse helps you virtually sign a PDF 100% for free.

How to create a virtual signature in Word

There are two ways you can create a virtual signature in Word: insert a signature line (Insert → Signature Line), draw (Insert → Drawing → Signature), or upload an image of your virtual signature.

Now, let's go through each of these ways individually and highlight every step.

How to insert a virtual signature line in Word

  1. Open the Word document;
  2. Click InsertSignature Line;
  3. Insert your signature's details;
  4. Click OK.
How to insert digital signature in Word

This option works best if you have a digital signature in Word, as it requires you to introduce details about every signer.

How to draw a virtual signature in Word

  1. Open the Word document;
  2. Click Insert, at the top;
  3. Select Drawing on the list;
  4. Click the Draw option;
  5. Start drawing your virtual signature;
  6. Once finished, click Save and close.
  7. Resize your virtual signature and fit it on the document.
Handwriting a signature in Word

For the fully-detailed guide with images, click here to read our guide on how to draw a signature in Microsoft Word.

How to insert a virtual signature image in Word

  1. Open the Word document;
  2. Click the Insert button;
  3. Choose Pictures on the menu;
  4. Select This Device;
  5. Locate & Click the picture of your signature.
Inserting a picture of a signature in Word

For this step, you'll want to already have a virtual signature image. Simply write down your signature, take a picture of it, and send it to your computer.

See the full story on how to insert a signature image in Word, as it may be useful to have the guidance images next to you going through the process.

Pro Tip: We also teach you how to make a wet signature in Word. That is, how to scan your signature and turn it into a virtual signature for online documents.

That's it! You've just learned everything on how to create a virtual signature.


How can I sign a virtual agreement?

You simply have to upload the document to SignHouse, create your electronic signature and put it on the agreement. All of this is free!

How do you virtually sign a contract?

Follow these simple steps in order to sign a virtual contract:

  1. Upload your contract to SignHouse;
  2. Create your electronic signature for free;
  3. Drag and drop it on the contract.

Is signing a virtual consignment agreement legal?

Absolutely, if you do it with SignHouse — all of our electronic signatures are legally binding for consignment agreements.

Can I sign a virtual certificate?

Yes, signing online certificates is easy. You just have to upload the file, create your free signature and put it on the document.

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