There is a new eID coming for users in Norway. The mobile BankID is being replaced by the new BankID app, which will use biometrics as a method of authentication to increase efficiency and security.
1,5 million people are currently using the BankID app in Norway, and many more are joining in the next few months, but is your business ready for it?
This autumn, the switch from the mobile BankID to the BankID app will be a fact for Norwegians. The idea of using the app for authentication and e-signatures of documents is to improve the user experience and make online verifications even faster.
Are you interested in the BankID app and want to know how to get started?
Fingerprint or facial recognition
Through biometrics, users will be able to verify themselves with fingerprint or facial recognition, which will make the individual verification process go from around 30 seconds to under 10. The aim of increasing the security of authentication and e-signatures can also be done with biometrics since it will help prevent phishing, making users feel safe when engaging with the app.
Currently, around 100 banks offer the app, and more are on their way. The BankID app will not require any costs for end users, and it will be available for online authentication and digital signatures in many more situations than previously. Along with biometrics, the new app simplifies the usage of BankID in everyday life.
Learn more about the BankID app with biometrics
Criipto makes it easy for developers and existing customers to integrate the new BankID app with biometrics in their site or application.
As a customer of Criipto, switching from the old Norwegian mobile BankID to the new Biometric BankID app is seamless, with no or minor changes to your application. We are always ready to help both new and existing customers.
- Book a meeting with a Norwegian BankID expert
- Read our technical documentation
- Learn more on our product page