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Connect Viafirma to Zapier

Zapier lets you connect Viafirma to 2,000+ other web services. Automated connections called Zaps, set up in minutes with no coding, can automate your day-to-day tasks and build workflows between apps that otherwise wouldn’t be possible. Each Zap has one app as the Trigger, where your information comes from and which causes one or more […]

Policy settings for integrations through APIs

Policies are understood as the set of signatures, evidence, and other security elements that will determine how to sign a document. Viafirma Documents allow so many policy combinations that documenting all possible cases would be practically impossible. Therefore, what we propose is to create a template in which we can shape our policies by using […]

Does Viafirma Documents allow to change the expiration date of a signature request?

Yes, the expiration date of a signature request in Viafirma Documents is fully configurable both from the backend and the API. The expiration date can be specified in three different system settings in the following order of priority: Process level (API) Group level application level PROCESS LEVEL (API) If the process has been generated through […]

Advantages of the electronic signature

What do I need to sign documents electronically? Once you have obtained your digital certificate the other requirements will depend on the validation and digital signature platform used In order to sign electronically you need a digital certificate issued by a Trust Service Provider (EU) or Certification Authority (Latin America). The certificate can be issued in hardware or physical media (SmartCards such as the Spanish electronic ID card) […]

Error 100 – The certificate has not been successfully validated

There are times when using a certificate for authentication or to sign a document the platform reports some kind of error. You can check the types of error that can occur when using certificates in this link.

Viafirma Platform – Frequent questions

Does Viafirma Inbox support the digitized or biometric signature? Yes, Viafirma Inbox supports the digitized or biometric signature, both in signature capture devices like Topaz or Wacom (compatible with desktop computers or Tablet PC) and in mobile devices with capacitive Android or iOS touch screen. Does Viafirma Platform have support for native apps? Yes. Viafirma […]

The electronic signature in Dominican Republic

The development of the digital signature is part of the ambitious project of the República Digital, which “seeks to guarantee access to information and communication technologies for Dominicans, helping to close the digital divide and providing better services to the public.” The Dominican rule that regulates the digital signature is Law 126-02 on Electronic Commerce, […]

The electronic signature in Colombia

Wondering how the electronic signature in Colombia works? Take a look at our website and discover how and why you should start using it!

Electronic Signature in Argentina

In the Argentine Republic, though there’s been a ban since the year 2001( Law on Digital Signature Nº 25.506 in 2001, following the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures), it was in 2012 when the use of digital signatures began to be allowed in the private sector, only for signing HR documentation and for public […]

The e-signature in Canada

Canadian laws, both federally and in each of its provinces give electronic signatures the same value as the handwritten signatures. On a federal level, the use of digital signatures was officially approved by The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) in 2004. The e-signature is equivalent to a physical signature and both are equally […]

The electronic signature in Chile

Governed by Ley sobre documentos electrónicos, firma electrónica y servicios  de certificación de dicha firma (19.799 de 2002). In article 3, the law recognizes the electronic signature in Chile as legal and applicable and in article 5 their admissibility. The law differentiates the electronic signature from the advanced electronic signature. Unlike other countries, in Chile […]

The electronic signature in Costa Rica

In this case the regulation is Law 8454, on Certificates, Digital Signatures and Electronic Documents. In Costa Rica there is a differentiation between digital signatures and advanced digital signatures; however, in the above-mentioned law, it recognizes the possibility of legally binding the actors involved in electronic transactions, which makes it possible to bring into the […]

The electronic signature in Ecuador

According to Law No. 2002-67 concerning e-signatures,e-commerce, the e-signature in Ecuador has the same legal validity as the handwritten signature, as long as it fulfils the following requirements: To be unique To uniquely identify the signatory’s authorship and identity Its creation and verification method is reliable, secure and unalterable for the purpose to which the […]

The electronic signature in Guatemala

The regulations on the electronic signature in Guatemala are identical to those in Spain prior to the entry into force of the European eIDAS regulations. In this country, the legal framework is determined by Ley 47-2008: Ley para el Reconocimiento de las Comunicaciones y la Firma Electrónica, without any further modifications. According to this law, […]

The electronic signature in Mexico

The electronic signature in Mexico is mostly regulated. Mexico is one of the countries with the highest business volume using electronic signatures

The electronic signature in Paraguay

In Paraguay, Law No. 4017 on the legal validity of electronic signatures, digital signatures, data messages and electronic files was signed in 2010 and came into force in 2011. The application of the law that regulates the electronic signature in Paraguay is wider than the Argentinean one, and it is limited by the fact that […]

The electronic signature in Peru

The law on the digital and electronic signature in Peru is Law 27269. This law refers to electronic signatures and digital signatures: Electronic signature: Refers to any symbol based on electronic means used or adopted by a given party with the precise intention of linking or authenticating a document so that it meets the features […]

The electronic signature in Puerto Rico

The current legislation in Puerto Rico is Ley 359 de 2004, on the Electronic Signature. Unlike most Latin American countries, Puerto Rican laws are more similar to United States than to Spain, and therefore to European laws as it is part of the U.S. Commonwealth. According to this law, the electronic signature is as valid […]

CAdES (CMS Advanced Electronic Signature)

CAdES (CMS Advanced Electronic Signatures) it’s a set of database extensions signed with Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) suitable for the advanced electronic signature. While the CMS format is a CAdES-T (timestamp),a general framework to digitally sign documents like E-Mail (S / MIME) or PDF, CAdES specifies accurate data profiles signed with CMS to be used […]