The history. So far.
Electronic identification using BankID meets the official requirements that apply to identity verification and binding electronic signature. BankID is used by all the banks in Norway and can be used by all organisations and enterprises that are looking for secure and simple identification online.
Work on developing BankID as a joint infrastructure started in 2000, and the first customers got BankID in 2004. In 2014, BankID Norway AS was established. BankID Norge, Vipps and BankAxept merged in July 2018. In july 2022 BankID and BankAxept demerged from Vipps.
Your digital id
You. Digitally. BankID is a personal and simple electronic ID for secure identification. In the physical world, you can use your passport, driving licence or bank card to verify your identity. In the electronic world, you can use BankID.
Your digital signature
Simple. Secure. BankID is a simple electronic ID for secure signing online. In the physical world, you use a ballpoint pen to sign a contract. In the electronic world, you can use BankID to sign documents and notifications online.