Nordic-Baltic eID cooperation

The ambition of the Nordic-Baltic eID Project (NOBID) is to secure borderless access for citizens and businesses using their own national eIDs, to digital services throughout the Nordic-Baltic region.

Room for improvement in the well integrated Nordic-Baltic region

Room for improvement in the well integrated Nordic-Baltic region

Berit Reeka is one of the 97,000 citizens who moves between the countries in the region each year. She has first-hand experience of how inefficient the meeting with the authorities can be.

Through the Digital North declaration, the Nordic and Baltic countries are committed to making digital services in other countries accessible with the use of national eIDs.

Enabling unique identity number usage across borders and facilitating cooperation between national infrastructures, for the use of electronic authentication (eID) in accordance with the eIDAS-regulation […]

Digital North declaration

Borderless access to digital services will make it easier for citizens and enterprises to carry out transactions, such as declaring income for taxation purposes, applying for an education programme, issuing or obtaining medication with an e-prescription or using bank services across borders in the Nordic-Baltic region. This is an important step in fulfilling the vision of being the most integrated region in the world.

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Nordic Council of Ministers

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The Nordic Council of Ministers is the project owner and funds the project. 

The Norwegian Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi) is responsible for managing the project, involving eight Nordic and Baltic countries, in the period January 2018 to June 2020.

 

Latest news

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Case: Digital and simplified cross border branch registration – Sweden

Today, to setup a business in a neighbour country is a complicated and time-consuming operation. An important goal of the policy in the field of entrepreneurship is therefore to reduce the administrative burden of the operator when establishing a business in a neighbour country by providing simplified digital services across borders.

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Case: Transfer of diplomas across borders – Norway

Students who want to study in other Nordic or Baltic countries are facing a time-consuming process to transfer diplomas to employers and educational institutions. Open digital borders in the Nordic-Baltic region will enable the exchange of diplomas and other performance data in an efficient and trusted way.

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