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Why log in with your identity card
You arrange your matters increasingly online. Also with the government, educational institutes, healthcare institutions or your pension fund. This often involves personal, privacy-sensitive data. Security is paramount. Now, but also in the future. DigiD therefore provides secure ways of logging in, ensuring that your data remains secure. For instance, you can now also log in with your identity card. You then scan your identity card with the DigiD app while logging in. In this way, DigiD checks whether your identity card is yours and valid. This way of logging in allows you to view or change data that are particularly sensitive, such as your medical records.
Keep this letter safe!
If you wish to log in with your identity card in the future, you will need this letter to activate the login function. You will receive this letter only once, so you cannot request it again.
Activate login function
To be able to log in, you must activate the login function of your identity card in your personal My DigiD account. You will need the code on the front of this letter. This is a temporary PIN code that you change into a new personal PIN code during activation.
- Go to the website of DigiD: www.digid.nl
- Click on My DigiD
- Log in with your DigiD as usual
- Under 'Identity Documents' you can activate the login function of your identity card.