How it works

Countersign offers a guided, step-by-step workflow to prepare, send and receive the documents with minimal efforts and within a secure environment.

Import a document

Upload a document into Countersign or use a template you've set up.

Prepare and sign

Define all the fields the signer needs to complete. Add your own signature if necessary.

Send the document

Your signer will be notified via email and they can sign your doc on their phone or computer.

Receive the completed document

You and your signer will get copy of the executed contract by email. No extra steps.

Find the pricing plan that covers your needs

Sign up for Countersign now and get access to our Free plan. Need to send more documents? No problem, we have you covered with our Pro and Business plans.

  • Free
  • $0 /mo
  • For anyone needing a document signed online — secure, fast and free forever.
  • first 10 documents for free
  • 3 additional documents every month
  • 1 template
  • Starter
  • $12 /mo
  • For those starting to use e-signatures and just have a few documents to sign online.
  • 15 documents per month
  • 3 templates
  • Pro
  • $30 /mo
  • For freelancers, landlords or professionals with a steady flow of contracts.
  • 250 documents
  • 25 templates

Need more documents? See all our pricing plans here.

Features built to help you succeed

Countersign offers a workflow that is streamlined to your signing needs.

Be faster

Send and sign agreements securely from desktop and mobile devices. You can get your contracts finalized instantly.

Be more efficient

Prepare documents in 5 easy steps. Get contracts signed without face-to-face meetings or needing to wait in lines.

Your documents ready to go

Store documents as templates and reuse previously sent files. Access them online in Countersign anytime, anywhere.

Save money

No more printing and delivery costs. Reduce time spent on agreements and increase your billable productivity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most important questions.

  • What is an e-signature?

    An e-signature is the digital equivalent of a person’s handwritten signature. Since documents requiring e-signatures can be shared quickly online, the process of getting documents signed and completed is considerably shorter than with printed and mailed documents. E-signature services like Countersign can be used with most computers, tablets, and smartphones. E-signed documents can be stored digitally or printed and archived in traditional filing systems.

  • Are e-signed documents really legally binding?

    E-signatures are 100% legally binding. In the USA, electronically signed papers are validated by the U.S. eSignature Act of 2000 (U.S. Federal Act) and the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act (UETA) and can be used as evidence during disputes in court.

  • How does Countersign work?

    When you upload a document (PDF, Word doc, JPEG or PNG) to Countersign you can use our simple step-by-step editor to indicate which fields the signer(s) should complete. If you need to, you can add your own e-signature at this point. You can also save the prepared document as a template for future use. When the document is ready, Countersign will send an email notification to the recipient(s) you want. They will be directed to the Countersign application to read, complete, and add their e-signature as needed. When all is done, the signed document will be shared (as a PDF) with all parties via email.

  • Signing a document sent to you?

    You will receive an email from Countersign linking you to the document. You can review the document at a time that’s convenient for you, fill out any details needed (these fields will be shown to you), and add your e-signature. When all parties have completed and signed, Countersign will send the signed document to everybody along with a confirmation email.

  • What are templates?

    Countersign lets you create and store templates of any documents you prepare for re-use in the future, saving you both time and effort.

  • Are documents on Countersign secure?

    Yes. Countersign runs on secure infrastructure managed by Google. Your network connection is encrypted, your documents are encrypted at rest, and the Countersign service runs in physically secure data centers. Access to your documents is automatically logged and you can view your audit trails at any time.

  • What document formats does Countersign support?

    Countersign accepts PDF and Word Doc as uploads at this time. During the signing process, the document is converted into a PDF. The signed document is available as a download in the PDF format.

  • Does Countersign work on mobile devices?

    Yes, Countersign makes sending and signing documents simple, easy and fast on any computer, tablet or smartphone.

  • Is it really free?

    Yes, the basic tier of Countersign is free, and always will be. This level lets you create up to 3 documents per month and to store 1 template. Our monthly subscriptions plans are available for users with greater needs and can be canceled at any time.

  • How can I contact Countersign?

    For any questions, technical support, or membership enquiries, please contact us at

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Countersign is designed to help you get documents signed effortlessly, even on mobile devices.

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