What is DigiD?

DigiD is a means of identifying yourself when accessing services online. It allows you to access and use these services securely. You can also use DigiD if you are located outside the Netherlands and to log in to organisations in other European countries.

You can use your DigiD to log in to Dutch government, care institution and pension fund websites. It shows organisations that you are who you say you are.

European login

DigiD also enables you to log in to organisations in other European countries. With DigiD you can manage online affairs with government organisations affiliated with European Login (eIDAS).


Your DigiD is strictly personal. You cannot apply for or use DigiD on another person’s behalf. Never give your login details to anyone else.

Ways to log in

There are several ways of logging in with your DigiD. While you can usually choose yourself, some organisations specify the login methods they require.

Login methods:


If you prefer not to access services online using DigiD, contact the organisation in question to find out more about the alternatives.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.