In this section, you can find interesting background information for developers of digital services about documentation, applicable standards, e-services, Estonian e-state insignia, etc.
Documentation of different generations of ID-cards: applicable standards and technical documents to review before developing ID-card services.
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 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.
Electronic signatures and addressing them in Europe
eIDAS (electronic IDentification, Authentication and trust Services) is the regulation on e-identification and e-transactions effective in the European Union, which is aimed at simplification of the use of cross-border e-services through harmonised standards and operating principles.