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Logging in using DigiD and your ID card

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There are 3 ways to log in using DigiD and your ID card. To use your ID card to log in, the card must have been issued on or after 4 January 2021.

In the future, logging in using your ID card will allow you to access extra sensitive personal data. This gives your data an extra layer of protection. At the moment, this way of logging in is not mandatory.

What you need to log in

To log in using DigiD and your ID card, you need the following:

  • Your ID card (issued on or after 4 January 2021)
  • The PIN for your ID card (sent to you by post)
  • An activated DigiD app

You will need to activate your ID card’s DigiD login function before you can log in.

You’ll also need:

  • An Android phone or tablet with an NFC reader (OS 7.0 or higher)
  • An iPhone 7 or later with an NFC reader (iOS 13.2 or later)

Don’t have a compatible phone or tablet?

You can also scan your ID card using an NFC reader connected to your computer. But you’ll have to install the DigiD app on your computer. The DigiD computer app is available for Windows 10 and macOS Catalina 10.15.

3 ways to log in

There are 3 ways you can log in using DigiD and your ID card:


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