Deutsche Post: POSTIDENT E-Signing

Digital signatures with POSTIDENT E-Signing

  • Complies with the statutory written form requirement
  • Fast contract conclusion entirely online
POSTID Handyvertrag

Digital identification on the POSTIDENT portal

  • Obtain digital identification data more quickly
  • Your customer selects their preferred procedure
  • Easy connection process

Identity checks made as easy as possible

The POSTIDENT portal is Deutsche Post’s identity verification platform. It enables your private customers to use the identity verification procedure of their choice.

If your customer cannot meet the requirements for the procedure they initially selected (due to issues with their ID document or technical conditions, for example), they are automatically offered alternative procedure.

If you are connected to the POSTIDENT portal as a business customer, you will receive your data in digital form as required.

Your benefits when connecting to the POSTIDENT portal

  • Higher conversion rates as a result of private customers being able to select their preferred procedure or use alternative procedures, depending on their prerequisites
  • Expansion of the service portfolio for private customers through new identity verification procedures and applications
  • High level of security through continual compliance with data protection guidelines and data storage exclusively in Germany
  • Cost benefits through simple, digital process chains and integrated service offers from a single source
  • Fast electronic data redelivery via Postident information portal or automatic interface
  • Investment security through connection to a single interface for all current and future identity verification processes

How verification works via the portal
Use of POSTIDENT in selected sectors


Financial accounting

Mobility Telecommunications Health
Use Online and offline identity verification compliant with the German Money Laundering Act via the POSTIDENT portal for opening an online account, for example
Verification of driver’s license and/or ID card for secure registration for driver’s services such as car sharing Personalized activation of prepaid SIM cards following identity verification via video chat or in a post office Secure verification and access to sensitive health services and data
By post office  
By video chat  
By eID function  
By photo
Signature via E-Signing

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