BankID is a personal online ID for secure identification and signing on the web.
In the physical world a person identify itself with a passport, driving license or any other identification document. In the electronic world you can use your BankID to confirm who your are. In the physical world a person use a pen to sign a contract. In the electronic world you will be able to use your BankID to sign documents and messages electronically.
With BankID you can sign documents electronically so that you don´t need to be present personally or send a post, i.e. an application for your child school admission, opening an account, applying for a credit card and much more.
BankID is an ID that is available for the citizens of Norway.
Until now approximately 3 million active BankID has been issued and together they are used 900 000 to 1000 000 times per day.