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Services temporarly disabled

“During the transition to the pilot environment, from the 21 of November until the 6 of December 2022, the different services provided by EBSI will be affected. The EBSIHUB will not be available during this period, this includes the wallet conformance testing tool and the different APIs available in the DevHub.”

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Experience cross-borders services with EBSI The first public sector blockchain services in Europe

By the European Commission and the European Blockchain Partnership

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Introducing EBSI

The European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) was born in 2018 when 29 countries (all EU members states, Norway and Liechtenstein) and the EU Commission have joined forces to create the European Blockchain Partnership (EBP).

EBP’s vision is to leverage blockchain to create cross-border services for public administrations, businesses, citizens and their ecosystems to verify information and make services trustworthy.

Discover and understand what EBSI is, how it works and what are its benefits, by having a look at “What is EBSI” and visit the FAQ’s.

What is EBSI?

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EBSI’s possibilities


Using the services with a digital wallet


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On your own services with the documentation

Do you want to host a node?

Discover what is a Node Operators and host a node on the EBSI network.

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EBSI Architecture

Since 2020, EBSI is deploying a peer-to-peer network of distributed nodes across Europe, supporting applications focused on selected use-cases.

Each member of the network, mandated by the EBP Policy group, hosts EBSI nodes at national level. All the nodes can create and broadcast transactions that will update the ledger. Every node maintains an identical copy of this ledger (the blockchain).

EBSI node zoom in

Each node of the EBSI network is composed of three layers: the infrastructure, the chain and storage, and the core services.

  • The Infrastructure layer provides generic capabilities and connectivity to Blockchain networks;
  • The Core Services are set of standardised interfaces (APIs) which provide the capabilities for third-parties to develop applications and ensure compliance with guiding principles defined and approved by the EBP;
  • The Chain & Storage layer encompasses, both, the blockchain and the off-chain storage protocols currently supported by EBSI.

Download EBSI architecture deck (PDF - 1.36 MB)

What you can do with EBSI

EBSI supports the creation of cross-border services in Europe. Discover what's possible by having a look at the new cases.

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Digital wallets

Wallets are applications that let you interact with the EBSI ecosystem. It is a tool to let you manage your account and all your documents on the network. With your EBSI conformant wallet, you are able to store, verify and share information across Europe.

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In the spotlight

Get inspired with our 6 success stories

Since 2018, the European Commission and the European Blockchain Partnership have been building the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) to deliver cross-border services for public administrations. Our piloting use case, Diploma, has been elaborated and is now ready for adoption. Get inspired by our success stories.

Are you interested to join the EBSI ecosystem and accelerate its adoption?

Start your registration process to join the Early Adopters program by filling out the quick form.

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Or do you want to explore more?

Explore our success stories overview and check the demos.

Explore the specifications in details by consulting the VC Playbook.

Explore the EBSI, explained series to know how to use the Verifiable Credentials according to W3C and EBSI standards and specifications.


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