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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
  • Sweden Connect, which is 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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