Register of Electronic Identification Service Providers and Electronic Identification Schemes

Electronic Identification and Electronic Identification Schemes

Electronic identification is the process of using person identification data in electronic form uniquely representing either a legal person, a natural person, or a natural person representing a legal person.

Electronic identification service is a service enabling the use of a certain electronic identification scheme in electronic transactions, where, within such service, guarantees are provided that identification data from the electronic identification means is matched to the person to which the means was issued.
Electronic identification scheme is a system for issuing electronic identification means to a legal person, natural person or a natural person representing a legal person.
Electronic identification schemes shall be classified according to the assurance level to:

1) The assurance level low schemes, which provide a limited degree of confidence in the identity that a person uses, and use the means and procedures the purpose of which is to reduce the risk of abuse or false impersonation;

2) The assurance level substantial schemes, which provide a substantial degree of confidence in the identity that a person uses, and use the means and procedures the purpose of which is to decrease substantially the risk of misuse or false impersonation;

3) The assurance level high schemes, which provide a higher degree of confidence in the identity that a
person uses, and use the means and procedures the purpose of which is to prevent misuse or false impersonation;

Use of electronic identification schemes in electronic business and in communication with the public sector body
The electronic identification schemes registered in the Register referred, as well as electronic identification schemes that are not registered in the Register, can be used to establish identity
in electronic business.

A statement of will can not be challenged only because electronic identification schemes were used instead of signature.

The electronic identification scheme registered in the Register may be used to determine the identity of a party in
communication with a public sector body. In the party’s communication with the public sector body, the identity of the party established on the basis of a registered electronic identification scheme of high reliability level shall replace the party’s signature on the submission.

The regulation may stipulate that, in the case of communication with public sector bodies, an electronic identification scheme of medium or basic reliability level may be used if the risk of abuse and possible damage from abuse are such that it is not necessary to use high reliability level scheme.

Date of Entry Name of the Electronic Identification Service Provider and Electronic Identification Scheme Type and Level of Electronic Identification Scheme
Type of Scheme Scheme Level
01.06.2020. The Office for IT and eGovernment Username and password Basic Level of Reliability
Software Certificate on a Mobile Device Medium Level of Reliability