The success of the EU’s Digital Single Market requires secure cross-border electronic transactions. Reliable electronic identification (eID) and trust services such as the creation and verification of electronic signatures are essential. eIDAS Regulation ensures seamless eID and trust across the EU.
Recent amendments to the Swiss Citizen Act aim to facilitate the application process and reduce cantonal discretion as of 1 January 2018. One major change: Application will be restricted to C-permit holders as residents holding a B-permit will no longer qualify for naturalization.
Using eSignatures and eID – key building blocks of the digital market – reduces costs, improves efficiency, grows revenue and prevents fraud. Thanks to the EU’s eIDAS regulation, the private sector has had a solid regulatory environment to develop the use of electronic signatures and transactions in the EU. What are the benefits of certification?