About ESRA

Updated: 4/14/2014

ESRA is the premier global trade association focused on the advancement of electronic signatures and records.

ESRA leads efforts to optimize the understanding and encourage adoption of these practices. Founded in 2006, ESRA is a global, not-for-profit, volunteer organization comprised of both users and providers of e-signatures and records. ESRA provides a vendor- and technology-neutral forum that advocates public policy and promotes the inherent compliance, efficiency and transparency benefits of electronic processes to the public, businesses and government alike. ESRA develops thought leadership, events and education around the most pressing legal, regulatory and operational issues associated with the use of e-signed records.


ESRA Vision

Positively impact consumers, businesses and government through the promotion of electronic signatures and records

ESRA Mission

Globally, lead endeavors to advocate the use of electronic signatures and records, promote process efficiencies and provide educational resources to the public, businesses and government


ESRA provides a forum for companies from various industries to unite for a common goal – furthering electronic signature adoption and helping professionals remain abreast of changing regulations. With expansive membership and cross-functional representation, ESRA is uniquely positioned to stay on top of current and future conversations around electronic signatures and records, making involvement extremely beneficial for any person or company that touches or is looking into applying this technology to enhance business processes.

ESRA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and is member-managed as a Virginia not-for-profit association. It is governed by a board of directors and currently has approximately 40 member companies and organizations around the globe.