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Regulation (EU) 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market – technical specifications.

The technical specifications for the eIDAS interoperability framework have been developed by the European Commission with the help of member states collaborating in a technical sub-committee of the eIDAS Expert Group. A further role of the Commission has been to provide a sample implementation of the technical specifications which member states are free to adopt as an "off the shelf" implementation should they wish to do so.

In line with Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market, and with COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2015/1501 of 8 September 2015 on the interoperability framework, in particular with regard to Article 12 thereof, in order to implement the interoperability framework, technical specifications could be developed. The present technical specifications may serve as the basis of further details of the technical requirements contained by COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2015/1501.

Technical specs 1.1

The specifications posted here as versions 1.1 represent the latest version of eIDAS compliant set of technical specifications on which the Member States have been working together with the European Commission.

Compared to previous version, only the eIDAS Message Format and eIDAS SAML Attribute Profile have been updated.

The current version 1.1 has been endorsed by Opinion No. 2/2016 of the Cooperation Network on 16 December 2016

Technical specs 1.0

The specifications posted here as versions 1.0 represent a stable eIDAS compliant set of technical specifications which Member States can use if they are providing their own implementation. These technical specifications will be subject to further development in the normal course of events and any subsequent changes will form part of the timed release management process.

The Version 1.0 technical specifications has been endorsed by Opinion No.1/2016 of the Cooperation Network on 26 January 2016. It consists of four separate documents, each concerning a specific area. Please follow the links provided below:

 


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