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Online identificiation: now also with European identity cards

Until now, the 24/7 online identification could be carried out with all passports and Swiss identity cards. Now, identity cards issued by EU and EFTA countries are also accepted. 

List of all accepted identification documents 

Why is a verified identity important? 

With a verified identity you can

  • provide legally valid electronic signatures, 
  • access online portals and citizen portals that require proof of identity 
  • or open an electronic patient record. 

More information about identity verification 

FAQ about online identity verification