There is no eSignature specific law in Mexico, however the country recognizes eSignatures as long as it satisfies requirements stated in Mexico’s Commerce Code.
No specific law on eSignatures, however the Federal Civil Code and Federal Commercial Code cover the use and enforceability of electronic signatures.
Mexico has a tiered eSignature legal model and recognizes digital signatures as a distinct type of eSignature.
A contract is generally valid when the parties reach an agreement that is expressed verbally, in writing, by electronic means, or by any other technology, or by unambiguous signs.
In some stances when the digital signatures are required, they need to meet the following criteria to be equivalent to handwritten signatures.
For an advanced eSignature (AES), the document must be certified by an authorized issuer of the Mexican government.
The tiered eSignature legal model in Mexico allows companies to select the type of eSignatures to use while conducting their business.
eSignatures are not recommended for: