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Norwegian BankID

Norwegian BankID is an electronic identity scheme in Norway that can be used for identity verification, authentication and electronic signing of documents. Norwegian BankID is based on a coordinated infrastructure that is developed by the banks through BankID Bankaxept AS, under the direction of Finansnæringens Hovedorganisasjon and Sparebankforeningen.

Norwegian BankID facts
  • Main demographics: Norway
  • Use cases: Identity proofing, authentication, electronic signing
  • Supported protocols: OIDC, Authentication REST API, SAML 2.0
  • Devices: Mobile, desktop
  • Key attributes: Name, national identity number, birthdate
  • LoA: High, Substantial

If you want to read more high-level documentation about Norwegian BankID before you start the integration, see About Norwegian BankID.

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