When you get MitID

  • Get your MitID from MitID.dk with the use of NemID
  • Get your MitID from the MitID app with the use of af valid passport
  • Get your MitID By visiting a citizen service center.

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For most people the MitID app will be sufficient. The app functions on most new smartphones. If you are in doubth, whether the MitID app will work on your smartphone, you will find a list of the requirements here. If you don’t use the NemID app today but would like to use the MitID app, you can do so.

Alternatives are available for those who aren’t able to use the MitID app: The MitID code display or the MitID audio code reader. If you don’t find the MitID app suitable, the MitID code display is a good alternative. The MitID autio code reader is designed for individuals with reduced vision. If you work with sensitive data or make use of MitID several times a day, you can buy the MitID chip.

  • Yes, MitID is secure. MitID offers a number of precautionary measures, which enable you to see ongoing transactions, like the transfer of money. In addition, you are able to get notifiied via your MitID app, SMS or E-mail, if, for example, the your app is downloaded on a new device, or if MitID is used from a computer, you haven’t used before.
  • MitID offers strengthened security, making it more difficult to use another persons identity. You are not able to use the code card with MitID. In addition, you can choose to be notified about critical incidents on your MitID app, SMS or by E-mail, if for example the app is downloaded on a new device, or if MitID is used from a computer that you haven’t used before.
  • To avoid fraud, it is important that you are extremely careful handling your MitID. You identify, who you are, when you log on and approve transactions with your MitID, or when you use your MitID as a signature. It is therefore extremely important that you don’t share your PIN-code or your userID with anybody. Also, do not share your MitID app, MitID code display or MitID audio code reader with anybody. Block your MitID app, MitID code display or MitID audio code reader, if you suspect abuse, for example, if you loose your phone or code reader.

You can get MitID with Danish, Greenlandic and Faroese passports – and with foreign passports/international ID cards.

Check this list to see if your passport/ID card meets the requirements.

Also read more about what you have to do to get a MitID