MitID chip

MitID chip is for you who need to approve and log on with MitID many times every day, eg in connection with your work.

MitID chip

Good to know

  • MitID chip needs to be connected via USB or contactless (where you place it on top of your smartphone or tablet)
  • MitID chip has a battery, which can be recharged by connecting MitID chip with a USB-cable to a computer or USB-charger.

You will receive MitID chip by mail. It can take up to 15 days before you receive. You can also get one at Citizen Service.

When you log on or approve with your MitID chip (eg on skat.dk or borger.dk), you must do the following:

  1. Enter your user ID. Enter your password if prompted.
  2. Connect your MitID chip to your computer, tablet or smartphone and authenticate.

You authenticate in one of the following ways, depending on the device you are sitting with:

  • USB cable:
    Connect the MitID chip to your computer's USB port with the supplied cord. Press the button on your MitID chip.
  • Bluetooth:
    Connect (pair) your MitID chip to your computer, tablet or smartphone. Press the button on your MitID chip.
  • Contactless:
    MitID chip has a built-in NFC chip similar to contactless payment cards. Hold your MitID chip close to your device to authenticate. It requires that your computer, tablet or smartphone also has a built-in NFC chip.
    You do not have to press the button on your MitID chip to authenticate with the contactless function.

Note: When you connect your MitID chip to your device, a message will appear from your operating system or browser asking for permission to authenticate with the MitID chip. You must give permission if you want to use the MitID chip.

  • Size: 47.3 × 29.3 × 8.3 mm
  • Casing material: ABS, Calcium carbonate
  • Interface type: USB, NFC, Bluetooth
  • Working temperature: -10ºC ~ 50ºC
  • Storage temperature: -20ºC ~ 70ºC
  • Battery capacity: 35mAh
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Supported operating systems: Chrome OS, Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iOS

  • Certifications: Fido U2F
  • Embedded security algorithms: ECDSA, SHA256
  • Expected lifetime: At least 10 years
  • Communication protocols: HID, ISO14443, Bluetooth 4.0

Other authenticators

MitID app

MitID app

MitID app turns your smartphone into your MitID authenticator.

You can use MitID almost immediately once MitID app is downloaded on your smartphone or tablet.

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MitID code display

MitID code display

The MitID code display is a small electronic device that displays a one-time password code.

Enter the one-time password code, when you log on to confirm your MitID.

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MitID audio code reader

MitID audio code reader

MitID audio code reader is intended for people with impaired vision.

The MitID audio code reader will read the one-time password code out loud for you and display the code on the device’s screen. You are able to adjust language (English or Danish) and volume directly on the MitID audio code reader.

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