How to Require a Signature in Jotform Approvals

May 29, 2024

The Approve & Sign element in Jotform Approvals allows you to require your approvers to provide their signature when they approve or deny an entry from their email or Inbox. This adds an additional layer of authenticity and accountability to the approval process, making it more secure and reliable.

To require your approver’s signature

  1. In Jotform Approvals, add an Approve & Sign element to your approval flow.
The Approve & Sign element in Jotform Approvals
  1. Select your Approve & Sign’s gear icon to open properties.
  2. In the properties panel on the right, choose the outcomes that require signatures.
The require signature option in Jotform Approval
  1. Scroll down to Signer Email Address and enter your approver’s email.
The Signer Email Address field in Jotform Approvals

You can also select Form Fields in the Signer Email Address section and choose one of your form’s email fields as the approver’s email.

Dynamic signer email address in Jotform Approvals

The rest of the options are the same with the Approval element. To learn more, see Approval Element.

Once configured, your approvers are required to provide their signature when they approve or deny entries depending on your settings.

The signature dialog in Jotform Approvals
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