CWA 15579:2007

E-invoices and digital signatures

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Nov 22, 2017


CEN/WS eIN Interoperability of Electronic Invoices in the European Community.

CEN/CENELEC Workshop Agreement

35.240.30   IT applications in information, documentation and publishing | 35.240.63   IT applications in trade


Electronic signatures play a major role in electronic invoicing – for transmission of invoice data by EDI or
non-EDI - to guarantee authenticity of the origin and integrity of the contents of the invoices. Member States
may ask for advanced electronic signature to be based on a qualified certificate.
In this document questions regarding the adoption of electronic signatures for electronic invoicing are
discussed. It should help the reader to implement and integrate its software or hardware solutions for signing
and verifying its e-invoices regarding the legal requirements.

Life cycle


CWA 15579:2006


CWA 15579:2007
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Nov 22, 2017