Signing with Finnish ID-card and verification of signatures in DigiDoc3 client

DigiDoc3 client can be used to verify signatures generated by Finnish ID-card in BDOC or ASiC-E format. DigiDoc3 client version 3.10 or newer will be required for that purpose. No additional configuration is necessary.
Additionally, Windows op. systems users can also digitally sign in DigiDoc3 client using a Finnish ID-card. The following steps:

  • download and install  Finnish ID-software (middleware);
  • make sure, that you are using latest Estonian eID software. Latest version is always available on this url:;
  • launch DigiDoc3 client and in order to continue with signing, click "I want to: Sign documents" and follow the instructions displayed by DigiDoc3 client;
  • NB: The signature with Finnich ID-card has an AdES/QC signature level, and it does not meet the requirements of eIDAS. It meands that the signature with Finnish ID- card in Estonia is not proportional to the signature of a self-handed person. The corresponding signature will be displayed in DigiDoc client as follows: valid (Restrictions)

  • you can only sign or add your signature to files in BDOC or ASiC-E format.



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