The key differences between a regular signature and a qualified signature are shown in the table below.
Qualified electronic signature
|Doesn't require identity verification.||Requires personal identity verification, confirmed by a qualified certificate.|
|Has no legal effect.||Has legal effects – it's equivalent to a handwritten signature.|
|To send a document, you just need to create an account on the platform. For the signing itself, this isn't necessary.||To use it, it's necessary to confirm the identity of the signatory and to obtain a qualified certificate.|
Using it, we can sign documents that do not require a written form.
|Using it, we can sign documents that require a written form..|