eForms, UniForms, and OMB approved forms incorporated in electronic tools, such as
eCAT, are electronically signed using the “SIGN” button located in the signature field.
The “SIGN” button produces an approved electronic signature, in an italicized font,
of the user who is logged on to the workstation. Electronically signed eForms, UniForms,
and forms incorporated into electronic tools, such as eCAT, do not require a handwritten
NOTE: The eForm, UniForm, and eCAT electronic signature utility is approved for SSA and
DDS internal use only. Electronic forms requiring an external party’s signature, such
as the claimant or an appointed representative, must be printed, signed, and scanned
into the CEF.