News and updates on identification

Production use of the Finnish eIDAS node to start on Wednesday 6 February 2019 – processing of German eIDAS identification system users through the e-Identification system will begin

The Finnish eIDAS node will be taken into use in early February. The production use will begin on Wednesday 6 February 2019. The node is used to relay citizens from other EU countries who want to use Finnish public administration e-services with e-Identification. The node’s identification process will first support the German identification system. […]

Finnish eIDAS node complete – adoption of German eIDAS identification postponed

The Population Register Centre has completed the development of the Finnish eIDAS node. The node is used to relay citizens from other EU countries who want to use online Finnish public administration services that utilise the e-identification system. In the initial phase, the node’s identification process supports the German identification system. However, a data […]

eIDAS identification will be possible in e-Identification from 19 September 2018 – See the instructions for enabling the form solution provided by the Population Register Centre

As its statutory duty, the Population Register Centre will implement an eIDAS node enabling eIDAS identification for public sector actors. The eIDAS regulation obligates all public sector actors to ensure compliance with the requirements of the regulation. It also obligates them to accept EU citizens with an eIDAS-notified token to use the services. For e-services […]