An eID card is an identity document, which includes an eSignature for signing documents and confirming a person’s identity in the digital environment.
The eID card with eSignature is available from the age of 14 and provides the opportunity to authenticate in the SEB internet bank, confirm payments and sign electronic documents.
What’s required for using eID card as an authentication tool in the internet bank
It requires an eID card with an electronic signature certificate, PIN codes issued with the eID card, card reader and free software for eSigning documents.
To learn more about how to set up your computer for using the eID card and download the free software, please visit the homepage eparaksts.lv.
Frequently asked questions
For answers to general questions about eID card security and usage, and to view video guides, please visit the official homepage of Latvia State radio and television centre.
Questions specific to SEB
Yes. However, please note that eID card only provides the opportunity to log into the internet bank from a computer. It means that you also need the Smart-ID app or a code calculator to use the mobile app.
Yes. You can use the eID card both for logging into your private internet bank, as well as the internet bank for business.