SEARCH JCC WEBSITE
EnglishGreek
LEARN ABOUT ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND SEALS

LEARN ABOUT ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND SEALS

How to request your electronic signature certificate
To obtain your electronic signature, please follow the below steps:
  • Visit the JCC Trust Portal and "Sign Up" to create your account
  • You can then Apply for a New Certificate (eg qualified digital certificate for electronic signature purposes) according to the type of EU Qualified Certificate you wish
  • Print the completed application form
  • Visit JCC, as the Local Registration Authority (LRA), for a face-to-face verification, at Stadiou 1, 2571 Industrial Area Nisou, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Ensure you take along all required documentation, including the application form and your valid ID/Passport
  • As soon as your certificate is approved you will receive an email notification
  • Congratulations! You can start signing electronically. Login to Signing Portal to start signing electronically
Note. You can also obtain your digital certificates from your bank. Contact your bank for more information.
Pricing for digital certificates
How to get your certificate

How to get your certificate

How to sign your document

How to sign your document

How to find answers to frequently asked questions

How to find answers to frequently asked questions

Authenticity

Authenticity

Qualified e-signatures and e-seals guarantee the identity of the person or legal entity
Integrity

Integrity

Qualified e-signatures and e-seals ensure that documents have not been tampered with
Legal Validity

Legal Validity

Qualified e-signatures and e-seals are legally recognised in any court in any EU member country
SECURE ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND SEALS ANYWHERE IN EUROPE

SECURE ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND SEALS ANYWHERE IN EUROPE

Streamline your business processes with JCC’s eIDAS-certified Digital Trust Services
Streamline your business processes while enjoying maximum security with JCC’s eIDAS-certified qualified trust services. Digital signatures and seals do more than cut out the tedious process of signing, sealing and delivering official documents, bills and invoices. Because they’re unique and have tamper-proof time stamps, they also guarantee the highest levels of assurance and authenticity. JCC Qualified Trust Services has been successfully audited by the accredited Certification Assessment Body (CAB) LSTI of France and JCC is listed on the EU Trust List.
E-signatures

E-signatures

Sign your personal documents on any device quickly and securely
Our eIDAS-certified signatures are the quickest and most cost effective way to sign important documents straight from desktops, mobile phones or any other device.

But saving time and money isn’t the only reason to go digital. Qualified electronic signatures are completely unique and encrypted and they guarantee the most sophisticated layer of protection currently available on the market. JCC Digital Trust Services guarantees that what you sign can’t be forged or altered in any way and will hold up in court anywhere within the EU.

For financial institutions, public services and other organisations, using JCC’s qualified e-signatures means reducing costs, saving time and minimising liability risks.
Anytime

Anytime

Sign documents anytime
Anywhere

Anywhere

Sign documents anywhere
Any device

Any device

Sign documents from any device
No hardware

No hardware

You don’t need any hardware like USB tokens
No software

No software

You don’t need to install any special software
Complete security

Complete security

The safety of your documents is guaranteed
E-seals

E-seals

Seal your corporate documents quickly and securely
JCC’s qualified e-seals guarantee a higher level of authenticity and security than conventional seals, and they can be made instantly from any device you’re working on. For organisations with high volume signing needs, qualified e-seals can be used on invoices, statements and any other official documents that once needed to be printed, stamped and delivered by hand, saving you time, money and resources.
Save paper

Save paper

Save effort

Save effort

Save time

Save time

 

General questions

What is the pricing for qualified digital certificates?
  • The price for 1-Year Remote Qualified Certificate for Electronic Signing for Natural Persons is 29 Euro incl. VAT
  • The price for 1-Year Remote Qualified Certificate for Electronic Singing for a Natural Person associated with a Legal Person is 43 Euro incl. VAT
What is eIDAS?
eIDAS is EU Regulation 910/2014, which establishes a common ground for the creation of a safe and trusted eco-system for business and citizens in the EU. eIDAS provides a legal framework for giving electronic signatures and seals within the EU the same legal value as a handwritten signature. For more information regarding the eIDAS, please click here.
What are the different certificate types?
  • EU-qualified certificates for electronic signatures for:
    • Natural Persons
    • Natural Persons associated with Legal Persons
  • EU-qualified certificates for electronic seals
  • Authentication certificates for authentication
What is an electronic signature?
An electronic signature is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature. Electronic signatures may be used on personal and official documents instead of handwritten signatures and are recognised throughout the EU.
What is an electronic seal
An electronic seal is the electronic equivalent of a conventional seal or stamp and is issued to legal entities. Electronic seals are particularly useful for companies that sign a high volume of documents daily. Using electronic seals, companies can deliver invoices, statements, contracts and other official documents securely at the click of a button.
What are the differences between electronic signatures and electronic seals?

Type Of Certificate Electronic Signature Electronic Seal
Provider (QTSP) JCC Payment Systems JCC Payment Systems
eIDAS compliance
Issued to Natural person Legal entity
Compatible devices All devices Desktop/laptop
Required hardware No hardware required USB token
How do I request a certificate?
Anyone who wishes to get a JCC qualified certificate for electronic signing will need to contact his/her bank. In case the bank cannot assist with the request then he/she can contact JCC at 22868500.
Are e-signatures recognised by law?
Yes, in accordance with eIDAS regulation, qualified electronic signatures provided by JCC Qualified Digital Trust Services are the legal equivalents of handwritten signatures in all European Union member countries.
How long is a certificate valid for?
A certificate is valid for 1 year.
What is an electronic time stamp?
An electronic time stamp is data in an electronic form certifying the date and time when you sign your documents.
What types of files can I sign electronically?
You can sign any type of document file. After the electronic signature has been applied, all files are converted and downloaded as pdfs.
Have we answered everything?
If you want to know something we haven’t answered, we’d be happy to talk.