e-Identification could be introduced in ID cards as early as 2016

Electronic identification and electronic signatures could be integrated into the new ID cards that will be issued from 2016 onwards. The Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications announced that the technical requirements for such transition have been met and that electronic identifiers ensure the highest possible level of security and data protection and that the transition to new ID cards would be in full compliance with the newly adopted Regulation (EU) 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (eIDAS Regulation).

Country: Bulgaria

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: eIDAS Regulation, EU law, trust services, policy, electronic signatures, internal market, EU, data protection, security, ID cards, Bulgaria, electronic identidication, e-Identification

Posted on Thursday 26 March 2015

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