How to digitally sign PDF using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Very often (now, because of COVID-19 situation even more often) there is a need to digitally sign PDF documents – to verify that you agree and that is your signature valid and verified.

Apart from obvious ingredients like:

  • Personal ID card with digital signature capabilities (and all software support needed on your computer)
  • Card reader compatible with your operating system
  • PDF document to sign

you will need also a program for the actual signing of the document – in this case, free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.

Now, recipe for signing:

1. Open PDF document and select “More Tools” from sidebar:

2. Select “Open” under “Certificates” tool:

3. Select “Digitally Sign” and using mouse, create space for actual signature:

4. Finally, do digital signing and save the document under new name