POSTIDENT by eID function

With the online procedure POSTIDENT by eID function, your customers can identify themselves online quickly and easily by using German ID card, electronic residence permit and eID card for citizens of the EU and EEA with the eID function activated.

The benefits of POSTIDENT via online ID function:

  • Seamless identification via the NFC function of your customer’s smartphone
  • Acceptance of relevant ID data
  • Fast electronic provision of the identification data

Security and quality information

  • Complies with the German Money Laundering Act and the German Telecommunications Act
  • Kernel certified by Governikus (developer of the official AusweisApp on behalf of the BSI, the German Federal Office for Information Security)

Give your customers an extended range of procedures and freedom of choice

  • Easily expand the verification portfolio for your customers with additional POSTIDENT procedures
  • Fallback to the post office identification procedure if your customers cannot meet the requirements (technology or ID card)
  • An existing connection to the POSTIDENT portal via the SCR API makes it easier to use the POSTIDENT SDK, our software development kit that enables you to integrate POSTIDENT into your app

The identity check starts online

  • Online forwarding of your customer to the POSTIDENT portal

Select the POSTIDENT via eID function

  • Procedure selection: Select identity verification via smartphone with an NFC interface

Transmission of the data

  • Export of the identification data via the smartphone’s NFC interface

Provision of the identification data

  • Electronic provision of the data via the information portal or an automated data interface

Via the POSTIDENT app:

  • A smartphone with NFC (Near Field Communication) activated
  • German ID card or German electronic residence permit (issued after March 1, 2013), electronic residence permit or eID card for citizens of the EU and EEA with the eID function activated
  • 6-digit PIN for the eID function. Alternatively, the 5-digit transport PIN can be used in the identification process to set the 6-digit PIN.
  • Stable Internet connection

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