Once you have installed the necessary software, you can start using the Smartcard digital signature. Here is a list of guides concerning the most important aspects when dealing with digital signatures.

How to apply your digital signature

A step-by-step guide explaining how to apply your digital signature to Microsoft Word documents and Adobe Acrobat PDFs.

Video tutorials on using your Smartcard

A series of video tutorials demonstrating different aspects of using your Smartcard and verifying a digital signature. 

Checking and changing your Smartcard PIN and PUK

Information explaining how you check and change the PIN and PUK codes for your Smartcard.

How to cancel your Smartcard

Instructions on how to cancel your Smartcard if it's lost or stolen.

Top 10 uses for your Smartcard

Whatever area of law you practise in, your Smartcard can be an invaluable tool. Find out what its top 10 uses are.

Validating the Smartcard signature

Instructions on how to verify a Smartcard signature plus a short description of how to check a solicitor's practising status.