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Feb 16, 2018   20 000 Estonians have applied for the ID-card online
More than 20 000 Estonian citizens have used the new online application environment to apply for the new ID-card during the last eight months.

Feb 15, 2018   Four dead in tragic accident on sea ice in Pärnu County
Emergency Response Centre was notified on 6 February 12:04 p.m. that in Pärnu Lao village around 500 metres from Port of Munalaid an Opel Vivaro van broke through the sea ice. Six people were on board, of which two were rescued off the ice. Tragic accident took lives of four people who got stuck inside the van.

Dec 12, 2017   Central Criminal Police and art students take the mask off corruption
Central Criminal Police and Tartu Art School open a travelling exhibition „Many faces of corruption“ on 12 December to celebrate the International Anti-Corruption Day.

Dec 08, 2017   Estonia resolves its ID-card crisis
Around 330 000 security-risk affected Estonian ID-cards have been updated since the suspension of the 760 000 ID-card certificates a month ago.

Oct 20, 2017   E-residency digital ID-cards to be issued in South Korea
From December 2017 e-residents from Asia can pick up their digital ID cards from Visa Application Center in Seoul, South Korea. Purpose of the pilot project is to make pickup of the digital ID cards more convenient for e-residents.

Sep 05, 2017   Possible Security Vulnerability Detected in the Estonian ID-card Chip
On 30 August, an international team of researchers informed the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA) of a vulnerability potentially affecting digital use of Estonian ID cards issued since October 2014.

Mar 02, 2017   Migration advisors help foreigners to settle in Estonia
Starting from today, four migration advisors work in the Police and Border Guard Board, who help foreigners to settle in Estonia.

Feb 01, 2017   A digital success story: the cornerstone of e-Estonia celebrates its jubilee
This January marks the 15th anniversary of the issuance of the first ID card in Estonia. Using the ID card to sign documents digitally alone saves an individual in Estonia at least five business days each year. Most European Union’s digital signatures are given in Estonia.

Sep 13, 2016   State portal to send out a notification when ID-card needs renewing
As of this week when logging onto the eesti.ee portal using an ID-card, the system will send out a notification telling the user if their card needs renewing.

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