ID-card generations supported in different ID-software versions
ID-cards have been issued in Estonia since 2002. During those years the ID-card has gone through multiple changes to visual security elements, design and to microchip-application. Microchip-application changes are primarily important for the developers. More information can be found in the EstEID microchip-application specification.
|Start of issuance||Document type||ID-card microchip-application version.||Supported in what ID-card software versions?|
|02.2002||ID-card||1.0||ver. 3.1 and newer|
|10.2010||digi-ID||1.1||Windows ver. 3.2 and newer, all others ver. 3.3 and newer|
|01.2011||ID-card, residence card||3.0||ver. 3.3 and newer|
|01.2012||ID-card, residence card||3.4||ver. 3.5 and newer|
|10.2014*||ID-card, digi-ID, e-resident, residence card||3.5||ver. 3.8 and newer|
*The issuance of ID-cards started in October 16th 2014 and issuance of residence card December 19th 2014. Digi-ID and e-resident cards ares issued since December 1st 2014.