How to add signature and date forms to a PDF file


This tutorial will go over the process of adding signature and date forms into PDF files that other people can sign. Common problems that can occur will be dealt with in the troubleshooting section. 



  • Adobe Acrobat DC

If you do not Acrobat DC installed to your computer please check the KB article: HERE


Checking PDF compatibility

Launch Acrobat DC either by clicking on the desktop item or by searching for it in the start menu. Once the program is launched you will need to open the specific PDF that needs edited.









After the PDF file has been opened you will need to check and make sure it's compatible. On the right-side panel click on Edit PDF. 








If you receive an unknown error please see the troubleshooting section before continuing. If no error is received click the close button on the Edit PDF line that appeared.