From now on, the Dutch can use their DigiD in many places in Europe. The login method is officially recognized and this simply makes some things a little easier for you.
Anyone who has to arrange something with a European government service or agency can do so with DigiD from now on.
DigiD can be used more in Europe
The Dutch government has been working on this for some time, but it appears they have now. The DigiD application fulfills the requirements to finally be recognized as an official European login. on the site From the EU a clear overview of the organizations where DigiD can be used from now on can be found. For example, it can be used for mail order companies in the UK or It’s me-Application in Belgium.
In order to make optimal use of DigiD, citizens must link their driver’s license, passport or ID card to the application once. As for the latter, it’s good to know that it was released at least after March 13, 2021.
By the way, this is not the first Dutch system recognized by the European Union. eHerkenning has also been on the list since the summer of 2019. In the meantime, work is also underway in Europe to prove the digital identity of all Europeans. What exactly that would look like is currently unknown.
Apple says goodbye to lightning port
It has also recently become clear that Apple may have to say goodbye to the Lightning port. At least in Europe, given that a section of the European Commission approved a bill. The new rule was approved almost unanimously, so the full committee is expected to agree as well.
Apple may replace the Lightning port sooner than you think
According to trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will replace Connect next year. know more? Read the article our colleague Jeron wrote about this yesterday. You can do this via the link above.
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