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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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  • 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.

  • Chip application generations supported by different versions of ID-software

    The visual security elements and design as well as the chip application of ID-cards have been changed over the years. Only the latest ID-software supports the latest ID-cards.

  • Architecture of ID-software

    Architecture of ID-software document “Architecture of ID-software” gives an overview of ID components, their internal and external interfacing and their location in software runtime environments. 

  • eID symbols

    Logos and other symbols of electronic identity (eID) can be used free of charge by all providers of e-services. Logos, pictograms, etc. can be found from the eID symbols page on the RIA website.

  • eID symbols

    Logos and other symbols of electronic identity (eID) can be used free of charge by all providers of e-services. Logos, pictograms, etc. can be found from the eID symbols page on the RIA website.