Digital ID

What is it?

A digital identity card or digital ID is a digital document that can be used in an electronic environment for identification purposes and for giving digital signatures.

Digital ID cannot be presented to identify a person.

A digital ID may be applied for if you are:

  • an Estonian citizen with a valid ID card or if you apply for a digital ID together with an ID card
  • a foreigner with a valid residence permit card/ID card or if you apply for a digital ID together with an residence permit card

The term of validity of digital IDs issued starting 1 May 2018 is 5 years. Starting 1 November 2018, it is possible to extend by two years also digital IDs issued before 1 May 2018. Read more about this here.

Digi-ID kaardi esimene külg

Terms of use for certificates.

ID-help line +372 666 8888

To suspend certificates 1777 or +372 677 3377