Smart-ID is now available in Belgium!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you can register a Smart-ID account with the new generation Latvian ID-number (starting with digits 32) depends on your chosen registration method and account type.

  • If you want to register a full Smart-ID account (full access to all e-services and digital signing):
    • Latvian new personal code owners 32* can use an ID-card to register Smart-ID full access account, including minors (using biometric identification).
    • Visiting a bank office with your smart device and your ID-card or passport.
    • Read more about national ID numbers.
  •  If you want to use bank link authentication to register a Smart-ID Basic account, you can do it with either the old or the new ID-numbers. Just remember that a Smart-ID Basic account is limited to online banking, and you can’t use it to access other e-services.