Knowledge base

In this section you can find interesting background information for developers of digital services about e-services, Estonian e-state insignia, applicable standards, etc.

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  • MyID portal

    The MyID portal provides information on Mobile-ID, ID-card, Digi-ID, and Smart-ID accounts, certificates, and transactions issued by SK ID Solutions. More information related to the MyID portal and its usage is available on its Terms…

  • The new ID-card version will come with some changes for developers

    As of 1 August 2021, the Police and Border Guard Board will be issuing new ID-cards which are equipped with biometric personal data according to the ICAO Doc 9303-1 specification ( The new ID-card version…

  • Developer-friendly electronic authentication and signing solutions by Dokobit

    Dokobit offers businesses various SaaS solutions for authentication, signing and validation processes.

  • eID Easy – a solution for eID developers

    eID Easy is a solution provider in the field of Qualified Electronic Signatures (QES) and electronic identity in Estonia and in other countries.

  • KLASS3-SK 2016 vahesertifikaadi kasutusele võtmisega seotud info e-teenuste pakkujatele

    Allolev info on oluline ennekõike infosüsteemide omanikele, kes kasutavad SK poolt väljastatud e-Templit (digitemplit), krüpteerimis-või autentimissertifikaati või veebiserveri (SSL) sertifikaate. Miks muudatused toimuvad? Tulenevalt uuenenud nõuetest sertifitseerimisteenustele on SK ID Solutions AS (SK) kasutusele võtnud…

  • BDOC, CDOC and ASICE DigiDoc file formats

    An overview of DigiDoc container formats supported by different versions and components of the ID-software can be found on the DigiDoc container format life cycle page. There is also a sample file for each format..

  • ID-card documentation

    Documentation of different generations of ID-cards: applicable standards and technical documents to review before developing ID-card services.

  • Cryptographic algorithms life cycle reports

    ​ Cryptographic algorithms life cycle reports ordered by the Information System Authority.

  • DigiDoc libraries: overview

    DigiDoc libraries can be used to create DigiDoc-compatible applications. An overview of DigiDoc libraries and file formats supported therein.

  • Digital stamping

    Digital stamping means digital signing with an e-Stamp designed for legal persons. The service is offered by SK ID Solutions AS. There are two methods of digital stamping: stamping individual documents with DigiDoc4 and mass stamping with the DigiDoc4j utility program.