Monday 31 October 2005, by eFinland
HELSINKI, 26 September, 2005 - According to a questionnaire made by the Population Register Centre in Finland, those who use the electronic chip ID card for electronic communication would like more electronic services that utilise the on-board certificate of the card. The study included 400 card holders. Of the respondents, 85% were dissatisfied with the amount of services, although 98% considered the citizen certificate a reliable method to identify users.
There are about 50 services that utilise the electronic ID card in Finland. The most popular services include OP Bank Group’s online banking services, the electronic communication services of the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, of the tax administration, and the Ministry of Labour, as well as the online forms service of public administration. There are about 76,000 valid electronic chip ID cards in Finland at the moment.
Source : e.finland