Secure identification. And signing.
With BankID, you can always verify your identity digitally, at the highest security level. That means you can always verify who you are, in the same way you do by appearing in person and with an officially approved form of ID. BankID is available as ordinary BankID and BankID on mobile. That means that you can verify your identity or sign documents wherever you are.
BankID is also known as bank-stored BankID. It is the most frequently used form of digital ID in Norway, with more than 3.9 million users. With bank-stored BankID, you use your personal ID number and a code from your security token plus your personal password to log in. BankID is issued by the banks. In order to be issued a BankID, you need to appear in person at the bank and show your passport.
BankID on mobile
Users of BankID on mobile have their BankID stored on their mobile phone’s SIM card. BankID on mobile is a user-friendly, secure and highly accessible form of ID that is growing rapidly, with more than 1,600,000 users at present. In order to sign something or verify your identity using BankID on mobile, you use your mobile phone number, date of birth and a self-selected PIN code. You need an ordinary BankID to get BankID on mobile. Setting up BankID on mobile is easy in your online banking solution, and it is ready for use in no time.