Individuals and Organisations all over the world use the Virtual Cabinet Client Portal
to exchange documents and information quickly and securely with their
customers, suppliers and contacts.
This document is intended to assist those who have been sent documents or
information via the Portal.
The first time you are sent a document through the Portal, you will receive an
email notification. Before you can access the document, you must activate your account.
The email notification steps
you through this process.
Simply read through the instructions in the email, and click the link within the
email titled “Click on this link”:
After clicking the link, you will be directed to a secure Activate your account
page on the virtualcabinetportal.com
Please complete the activation process as instructed.
Once you have completed this, please click “Activate account”
Once you have clicked “Activate account”
, you will be presented with the
document, or pack of documents that was published to you.
You may now access your Portal Account at any time, from any device, using a
web browser and navigating to:
Simply type in your Email address and Password that you used to activate your
account and click the “Log In”
You can tick the box to remember your
password if you wish.
3. Forgotten Password
You may now access your Portal Account at any time from any device using a web browser and navigating to the following page:https://www.virtualcabinetportal.com/MyPortal/Login
And click the “Having problems?”
Once you have clicked the link, you will be presented with a page asking for your
email address so that the Virtual Cabinet Portal
can send a password request link
Simply enter your email address and click the “Continue”
You will then be presented with a page explaining that the password reset
request has been entered and that you will receive an email shortly:
Check your email inbox for the email sent by the Portal.
Once you receive the email click the “Reset my password”
link within it.
be redirected to a secure web page on the virtualcabinetportal.com
You will now be able to see the password reset page, allowing you to type in
your new password for your Virtual Cabinet Portal account.
Ensure you follow the instructions, and click the “Save Changes” button once
you are finished:
Once your password has been reset, please click the link titled “Login” button to
open up the login page where you can log into Virtual Cabinet Portal with your
4. Document Signing
After clicking the link in the notification email you'll receive - and signing in - you
will see the document.
An example document is shown below:
To sign the document simply click the sign button at the top of the document.
This will show a screen giving information about the signature and, if permitted
by the publishing company, an area to add an optional message:
Click Sign to confirm the signature.
At this point you can download a copy of the
document to your own machine if you wish.
5. Sending Documents
Once you have an account with the portal you may have the ability to send
documents either in the form of a request, or at will via your portal main page
(after logging in).
If it is in the form of a request you will see something similar to the document
However, in place of the sign and reject buttons you will see the
To reply to the document simply click the reply button at the top of the
This will show a screen giving allowing you to choose a document
from your computer and, if permitted by the publishing company, an area to add
an optional message:
You can select 5 documents at a time and up to 100MB per document. Once you
have added your documents click send.
You will then be presented with the
You can also send a document at any time via the portal main page.
located under the COMPOSE box:
6. Authenticating your Device & Browser
This process will only need to be followed if you need to perform a task on a
document, such as digitally sign it.
It will only be triggered if you are trying to
perform such a task for the first time on a new device or using a new
Signing a document needs to be a highly secure process, so we need to be as
sure as possible that your Portal Account has not been compromised.
When you are asked to sign a document, the email notification you receive will
say so, and the Sign and Decline buttons will appear when you access the
document in the Portal.
When clicking the Sign button, you will be presented with a pop-up notification
stating that you need to authenticate your device or browser and that you have
already been sent and authentication email.
When you open the authentication email, there will be a link that you need to
click to enable the current device for signature approval.
Make sure you click or
use this link on the same device and browser that you are using to sign the
The link will take you to a Virtual Cabinet webpage where you can specify if this
device is for private use, or is a shared device.
Select the appropriate option.
You will then be allowed to continue with the singing process. A pop-up will be
presented asking if you would like to add a message to the document you are
Feel free to create a message, and click the “Sign” button to sign and send the
Once you have clicked this, you will receive a pop-up message stating that the
document has been signed and returned.
If you are having any issues with accessing the Virtual Cabinet Portal web-page,
or logging into your Portal account, there are a few steps that you can take…
- Trouble related to accessing the Portal web-page may be due to
networking issues. You may want to check your internet connectivity
(either wired or Wi-Fi) and ensure that you do not have the website in
your blocked URL settings.
- When logging on to the Portal, please ensure you use the email address
and password that you provided when activated your Portal account.
Double check the email address by checking the notification you received
from the Portal.
- If you are using autofill information within the Portal when logging in,
ensure that there are no blank characters before or after your user
credentials as this can cause login issues due to the 50 character limit.
- Ensure you are using the latest version possible of your web-browser as
this will help with navigating the site, and will allow you the most
functionality of the Portal. This also helps to keep your browser safe from
- If your browser has add-ons, extensions, or toolbars that have been
installed then these can interfere with the usability of websites, including
the Portal. If you have any issues relating to the Portal that seem unusual,
try installing another browser, removing the add-ons/extensions/toolbars,
or resetting your current browser back to its default settings.
Recommended browsers are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla
Firefox, and Apple Safari (browsers are not limited to those mentioned
your browser. If these may be causing you a problem, try resetting the
browser back to factory defaults as mentioned above.
- If you have any further issues with Portal documents, please contact the
company that you have received the document from.