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    Congratulations on joining our digital society! You can now use state of the art digital government services to start and manage an EU-based company 100% online.

    1. Confirm that your card is activated

    Your digital ID card is activated automatically within 24 hours after you have picked it up.
    Verify if your card is active

    2. Install ID-software

    The DigiDoc ID-software allows you to log into e-services, open digitally signed documents, check the validity of signatures, and encrypt information.
    Download DigiDoc

    3. Log into an e-service

    Use your card, card reader and PIN codes to access various e-services that are now available to you, such as the e-Business Register.
    Try logging in: e-Business Register

    4. Sign a document

    Create a new text document and try signing it with DigiDoc and the PIN codes that came with your kit.
    See how to digitally sign a document

    Put your card into use

    Start a company online

    Insert your ID card into the reader. Go to e-Business Register and choose ID-card login. To authenticate yourself, you will need to use your PIN1 code that came with the card. Successfully logged in? You can now start a company in under 4 hours!

    Stay informed via e-mail

    Official letters by the state agencies will be sent to your governmental e-mail ( You can redirect the communication to an e-mail address you regularly use to make staying up-to-date easier.

    Ready to establish a company?

    Haven't got a service provider yet?

    Frequently Asked Questions

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