Online identification

AUTHADA ident – secure & simple digital identification with eID

No matter where your customers are, no matter what time: AUTHADA ident enables location- & time-independent online identification via eID (online ID function). The identification is completed in less than a minute. ident seamlessly integrates into your existing processes and guarantees a regulatory secure and data protection compliant identification.

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Online identification with ident
Online identification with ident

And this is how ident works

Open AUTHADA ident

Open AUTHADA ident, enter the ident code or scan the QR code.

Enter PIN

Enter the 5 or 6 digit PIN into the app.

Read ID card via NFC

When prompted by the app, hold your ID card up to the NFC interface on your smartphone.

Transfer identity data

Via the chip of your ID card and the interface of your smartphone, the data is transmitted to the service provider.

Online identification – simple, fast & without videoident

As fast & easy as no other solution and at the same time that secure! For an online identification with AUTHADA ident persons need

ID card

  • German ID card
  • Residence permit
  • eID card for EU citizens

ID card PIN 

The ID card PIN is in the PIN letter.

NFC-enabled smartphone

Most popular smartphone models have a compatible NFC interface.

Flexible integration – adapted to your needs

Design the process of online identification as you need it

Whether you want to use our AUTHADA app and website or integrate the functions of the app into your app and your website – you decide! We offer both ready-to-use and customized solutions, according to your needs. You can also find more detailed information about our integration options, as well as our product documentation, on our website.

Less effort, less cost more benefits

AUTHADA ident not only offers you and your customers the advantage of being accessible at all times: In contrast to other identification procedures, e.g. videoident, no forecasts are necessary when using the eID solution ident. This saves you time and money, as identification via eID only costs about half as much. In addition, you avoid customers aborting the identification process because they do not want to show themselves in front of the camera.

digital signature with AUHADA sign
Online identification with AUTHADA ident

Online identification suitable for any industry

Whether you need to identify your customers to activate a SIM card or to open a new account: AUTHADA ident is the right solution. Our business customers come from a wide range of industries and have different requirements. Thanks to our high security standards, AUTHADA ident can also be used for strictly regulated industries.

Across industries

  • Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • eCommerce 
  • Gaming & Gambling 
  • Insurances
  • eHealth

… and many more

Legally compliant

  • Compliant with the Anti Money Laundering Act (AMLA)
  • Compliant with the German Telecommunications Act (TKG)
  • Compliant with the Regulation on Electronic Identification and Trust Services (eIDAS)
  • Compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO)


  • AUTHADA is “Certified Identification Service Provider” (IDA) by the BSI
  • Server location in Germany
  • Certified according to ISO 27001
  • Verification of the authenticity of identification documents
  • Encrypted data
  • Identity of customers remains protected

Regulatory requirements

At AUTHADA we guarantee the highest level of security and protection for your customers’ data. AUTHADA’s solutions are compatible with numerous regulations and laws and in some cases exceed the legal requirements for security and data protection.

German Money Laundering Act (GwG)

An GwG-compliant identification can be implemented with the help of electronic proof of identity (Section 18 of the German Identity Card Act) and the electronic residence permit (Section 78 (5) of the German Residence Act), in accordance with Section 12 (1) sentence 1 No. 2 GwG. The obligations to preserve records resulting from this identification procedure (as per Section 8 (2) sentence 5) require the “service and card-specific marking”, which we provide with the data for identification.

German Telecommunications Act (TKG)

The electronic proof of identity (eID), the residence permit and the eID card for Union citizens are permissible procedures for the identification of natural persons (e.g. for the activation of SIM cards) according to Section 111 TKG. The retention obligations are analogous to Section 8 (2) sentence 5 GwG.  Accordingly, TKG-compliant identifications can be carried out with AUTHADA ident and onsite, for example, when concluding a mobile phone contract or in the branch when purchasing a SIM card.

German Identity Card Act (PAuswG)

According to Section 18 and Section 18a of the PAuswG (Section 78 (5) of the AufenthG for residence permits and Section 12 of the eIDKG for eID cards for Union citizens), reading the electronic proof of identity (eID) is a reliable process for reading ID card data online and on site. Before the data is read out, it is verified whether the person presenting the eID card is the cardholder. Before the data is read out, it is checked whether the person presenting the ID document is also the cardholder. In the case of on-site reading, this is done by a employee on site; in the case of online identification, it is done with the help of the personal ID PIN.

eIDAS Regulation

The eIDAS Regulation regulates electronic identification and electronic trust services all over Europe. The German eID has already been successfully notified and will be able to be used for identification in the EU in the future. The implementation of the eIDAS Regulation is outlined in the Trust Service Act (VDG). Moreover, as per eIDAS, a remote signature can be initiated via the German eID.

Want to know how other customers have already integrated our solutions?

  • Create digital signature

    Make provisions for emergencies and provide clarity for relatives: This is possible digitally and legally compliant with Afilio. The pension platform offers individuals, couples and families the opportunity to record their wishes in the event of an emergency. Since 2024, the company has relied on AUTHADA's digital signature to ensure that precautionary documents are always available at any time and any place.

  • comdirect, one of the most established online banks in Germany, has been offering online identification from AUTHADA since 2018. This has made it even easier for customers to open a comdirect account. comdirect was the first direct bank to use AUTHADA ident in the SDK integration version to open a custody account.

  • To open a bank account or a deposit account, banks are required to carry out an identity check to establish a person's identity. Anyone who wants to open an account online must also undergo an online identity check. At BW-Bank, this has been possible since 2020 not only via video identity between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., but 24/7 thanks to AUTHADA ident and the eID function of the ID card.

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