Certificate Policy for identity card, digital identity card, residence permit card and diplomatic identity card
Certification policy for ID-1 documents.
Certificates and their security
The certificates tied to your digital means of identification (such as the ID-card, digital ID, Mobile-ID, Smart-ID) represent you in the electronic world. Therefore, it’s important that your certificates are always protected.
Getting rid of excess certificates
On a computer with several users, your browser may prompt you to manually enter the right certificate when entering e-services with an ID-card. Instructions for avoiding this problem and removing expired/extra certificates.
Viewing and saving ID-card certificates
Guidelines on how to view and save your ID-card certificates.
Suspending ID-card certificates
You should suspend the certificates of your ID-card as soon as you notice that you have lost it or it has been stolen: this way, your electronic identity remains protected.
If you’re certain that your ID-card has been stolen and cannot be retrieved, you should cancel it.
Kui oled kindel, et ID-kaart on tõepoolest varastatud ja välja ei tule, tuleks kaart tühistada.
Certificates: What are they and why do I need them?
Certificate means the electronic evidence that ties a person (e.g. with their ID-card) to the right to perform legally binding acts (making bank transfers, signing contracts, etc.).
Validity of ID-card certificates
You can see whether your ID-card certificates are valid when you open DigiDoc4. An ID-card cannot be used for electronic acts without valid certificates, e.g. you cannot log in to your bank or sign documents digitally!