The easiest and most secure method of online authentication for everyone

Your company will benefit from BankID if you

Have an online store or client portal

  • Verified sign-ins of your customers into an online store or client portal
  • Your customers only need one set of credentials
  • With BankID, more customers will complete their registration process and transactions in your online store / client portal

Need to verify identity of your customers

  • Unambiguous identification via a credible and secure method reduces fraud
  • With BankID, you can verify your customer’s identity up to the level required under the applicable AML legislation
  • Obtain verified information about your customers needed to enter into a contract relating to your product

Sign contracts with your customers

  • Automatic completion of verified customer data with BankID
  • Lower number of incomplete contracts or online forms – increase conversion by up to 30%
  • Online signature of the contract by the customer using BankID at the level of a guaranteed electronic signature (according to eIDAS)


BankID currently offers 3 basic services for more than 6 million clients of Czech banks.
With a single contract, you will gain access to all clients of participating banks.

  • Basic BankID service
  • One method for your customers’ online sign-ins
  • Suitable for online stores, client zones, and applications where customers need to sign in
  • Online verification of your customers’ identity without the need of in-person visits  
  • Also available as Identify PLUS or AML
  • Suitable for online completion and verification of data needed for contracts with customers
  • Free automatic notifications when your customer’s data change
  • Online signing of contracts
  • Documents signed with customers using their BankID

You will receive the following customer data

Disclosed customer data for individual service levels


User’s ID, name and surname, telephone, and email

Addresses, date of birth, titles, gender, personal/national ID number, bank account


Place of birth, marital status, identification document, legal status


Information required for remote customer identification under AML legislation




Select a service and we will agree on cooperation

Select the service you wish to use and our experts will agree on cooperation with you. And if you are not sure about which service to choose, they will be happy to assist you.

We will test the solution

Once we agree on our cooperation, we will test the link with your online services.  

See the site for developers to find everything you need. We will then prepare an official launch of the banking identity with your system.

We will the link services

In case everything works properly, we will link your service with BankID. Your clients will be able to make full use of BankID in no time.

One-off fee payable once data are transferred. The IDENTIFY fee is always added to the CONNECT fee.



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Frequently asked questions

It is a set of services provided by Bankovní identita, a.s. The company’s shareholders include 10 large banks operating on the Czech market. With the services, banking identity may be used within the private sector.

Banking identity represents identity assigned to an individual by a bank. It also comprises an electronic signature method (e.g. KB Klíč or smartcard-based certificate). BankID is a set of services provided by the company Bankovní identita, a.s. These services use banking identity and provide it to private sector operators (electricity and gas suppliers, telephone operators, insurance companies, lottery companies, etc.).

In order to use an electronic ID card, it is necessary to have an electronic ID card reader. Moreover, it can only be used for online state/public services. With BankID, you only need access to your internet banking to verify your identity (fingerprint, electronic key, SMS code, etc.); in addition to online state/public services, you will also gain access to portals of many private companies, such as energy companies, telephone operators, etc.

Additional links

Banking identity for individuals

How individuals can use banking identity

Bankovní identita, a.s.

Visit the official website of the BankID service

Banking identity for developers

Portal where you can try BankID out and further develop and test it with your application

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Updated: 10. 02. 2022

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