Smart-ID is recognised as a Qualified Signature Creation Device (QSCD) according to the eIDAS Regulation. This means that Smart-ID users can electronically sign documents with a signature on the Qualified level, the highest level according to eIDAS. A Qualified Electronic Signature is the legal equivalent of a handwritten signature and is valid throughout the EU.
Digital identity across the Baltics
Launched in 2017 by SK ID Solutions, Smart-ID is their newest electronic identity solution, building on their earlier offerings: ID-card and Mobile-ID. Smart-ID is now the most popular mobile authentication solution across the Baltics, with over 3 million users in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Smart-ID conforms to eIDAS, the EU Regulation on trust services, and the Payment Services Directive (PSD2).