Electronic signature (QES)
What is a qualified electronic signature?
According to Article 14 para. 2bis of the Swiss Code of Obligations, a qualified electronic signature is equivalent to a handwritten signature. What constitutes a qualified electronic signature is governed by the Federal Act on Electronic Signatures (ESigA). The Swiss Accreditation Service (SAS) publishes a list of the recognised certification services.
There are currently the following providers of electronic signature (QES) solutions in Switzerland:
Electronic signature (QES) – EasyGov