Developer newsletter #6


This Sertifitseerimiskeskus developer newsletter contains important information regarding new ID-software version and soon to be renewed Mobiil-ID service. Also you will find information regarding changes to ID-software development and on how to test new SK time-stamping service.  

Newsletter is being distributed by email and is also made available as a news article on the website.

Important information for developers

  • Next ID-software release (version 3.10) will be published at the latest in thebeginning of March. Detailed information regarding changes and testing procedure can be found here.
  • BDOC format transition instructions for DigiDocService users can be found here.
  • New PHP sample application for DigiDocService is available here
  • BDOC format transition instructions for DigiDoc software library users can be foundhere.
  • At the end of last year the ID-software development was migrated to GitHub environment. More information can be found here.
  • New Java library - DigiDoc4j for digital signing is now available for integrators. More information can be found here.
  • New Mobiil-ID solution is now ready to be tested in your applications. Instructions can be found here.


  • At the end of last year Police and Border Guard Board started using new 3.5 version ID-card chip application. Did you know that this update requires ID-software renewal and you should also review all applications that communicate directly with ID-card? Read more! 
  • Order test cards with new chip application here!
  • Starting from 01.01.2015 all personal certificates use SHA-256 hash algorithm to ensure highest security. It's important to check if information systems have SHA-256 support.  Read more here.

Make your vote count!

We are renewing Mobiil-ID service so it would easier to integrate with e-services. You can participate and tell us what you think of our service renewal plans. Tell us your thoughtshere

And more …

Starting from the end of last year, it's possible to test Sertifitseerimiskeskus's new time-stamping service that complies with RFC-3161 standard. Further instructions can be found here.

On 13th February we will organize another morning briefing where we will talk more about the topics in this newsletter. Inform us of your participation on emailsupport at sk dot ee and we will send you the detailed information.



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