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The Swedish E-identification Board

The Swedish E-identification Board promotes and coordinates electronic identification and signature for the public sector e-services.

The Swedish eID system is a success story. Most citizens have an eID and over 1.8 billion transactions in various private and public e-services where made during 2016.

eID in Sweden so far

The Swedish eID system is a success story. Most citizens have an eID and they made over 1.8 billion transactions in various private and public e-services during 2016.

The Swedish eID system is based on the following premises:

  • eID's can be issued by the private or the public sector.
  • So far, the issuers are mainly banks and a large telecommunication provider.
  • eID issuers in Sweden can apply for a Swedish eID trust mark based on assurance levels.
  • The public and the private sector purchase authentication licences on behalf of their e-services.

eIDAS electronic identification

The Swedish E-identification Board is responsible for:

  • the Swedish eIDAS single point of contact
  • the Swedish participation in Cooperation Network
  • dialogue concerning Swedish eIDAS interoperability and metadata
  • the Swedish eIDAS node project.

The Swedish Post and Telecom Authorityexternal link, opens in new window is responsible for supervision according to eIDAS trust services.

Contact us

Postal address
E-legitimationsnämnden, 171 94 Solna

E-mail
kansliet@elegnamnden.se

Phone
010-574 21 00
From abroad: +46 (0) 10-574 21 00

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