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.
ID user support www.id.ee or +372 666 8888
Suspension of certificates: +372 677 3377