Use Cases that are not appropriate for Electronic Signatures
Use cases that are specifically barred from digital or electronic processes or that include explicit requirements, such as handwritten (e.g. wet ink) signatures or formal notarial process that are not usually compatible with electronic signatures or digital transaction management.
- Handwritten – power of Attorney
- Handwritten – wills and codicils and trusts
- Handwritten – negotiable instruments such as bills of exchange, promissory notes etc.
- Formal notarization – instrument effecting any dealing with real property
- Formal notarization – statutory declarations
- Formal notarization – bills of sale
- Formal notarization – moneylending agreement
List of Local Trust Service Providers
||Regulatory Body/CA/DSC Providers
||Supported by emSigner
|The Information Technology Authority
|Oman National Public Key
|National Digital Certification Center
“Digital Signature” means a transformation of a message using an asymmetric cryptosystem such that a person having the initial message and the signer’s public key can accurately determine
(a) whether the transformation was created using the private key that corresponds to the signer’s public key;
(b) whether the message has been altered since the transformation was made
 An AES is an “advanced electronic signature”, a type of electronic signature that meets the following requirements:
(a) it is uniquely linked to the signatory;
(b) it is capable of identifying the signatory;
(c) it is created using means that are under the signatory’s sole control;
(d) it is linked to other electronic data in such a way that any alteration to the said data can be detected.
 A QES is a specific digital signature implementation that has met the particular specifications of a government, including using a secure signature creation device, and been certified as ‘qualified’ by either that government or a party contracted by that government.