Register an account

Once you’ve installed the app, open it and click on the “Register” button. The whole process will take just a few minutes. NB! You need to be able to authenticate your Smart-ID account with an Estonian, Latvian or Lithuanian social security number / personal identification number.

Are you registering with an ID-card? Click here!

Register an account

Authenticating your Smart-ID account

Registering your account is easy – follow the instructions on the screen and you’ll be fine. The only thing to remember is that you need to authenticate your account.

Choose a method that best suits you:



If you have an ID-card and know how to use it electronically, you’re set to go.

Mobile-ID Biometric identification Bank link Visiting a bank office


If you have an ID-card and know how to use it electronically, you’re set to go.

Smart-ID for under 18 yo

Yes, children can also use Smart-ID – but their accounts need to be authenticated by a parent or guardian. Read about Smart-ID for minors.

Smart-ID for foreigners

You do not need to be a citizen in Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania to use Smart-ID – as long as you have your national insurance number. Read about Smart-ID for foreigners.

Multiple accounts

Smart-ID is device based: you can have it on as many smart devices as you want. Read more about multiple Smart-ID accounts

The levels of Smart-ID:

You can apply for and use Smart-ID on two levels:

Smart-ID – Smart-ID – apply for with your ID-card or Mobile-ID or by visiting a bank office. Can be used in all e-services integrated with the Smart-ID network.

Smart-ID Basic – Smart-ID Basic – available in Latvia and Lithuania and can only be used for internet banking. Not suitable for use with other e-services. Upgrade your Smart-ID Basic account to full-access Smart-ID.

Available registration methods

Smart-ID (full access account)
Estonia Latvia Lithuania
ID-card *
Mobile-ID n/a
Bank offices:
Šiaulių Bankas n/a n/a n/a
Medicinos Bankas n/a n/a n/a
Biometric identification
ID-card n/a
Smart-ID Basic (limited access account)
Estonia Latvia Lithuania
Bank link:
SEB n/a
Swedbank n/a
Luminor n/a
Šiaulių Bankas n/a n/a
Medicinos Bankas n/a n/a
Bank offices:
Medicinos Bankas n/a n/a

How to use the table:

V = Yes, this method is available
n/a = No, this option not available
* = Option available with some limitations