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Finnish govt amends law on proof of identity for applications for strong electronic ID devices

Thursday 8 November 2018 | 14:21 CET | News
Finnish communications regulator Ficora said that from the beginning of 2019, a passport or identity card will need to be shown when applying for a new, strong electronic identification device from a bank or telecommunications operator. Such devices include online banking codes, mobile certificates issued by telecommunications operators and citizenship certificates used in identity cards. The change only applies to applications for electronic identification that are conducted in person. 

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