eIDAS stands for “electronic identification, authentication and trust services” It builds the legal basis for cross-border interoperability of electronic identification, authentication, and electronic signatures amongst EU Member States.

This introductory white paper describes the relationship between FIDO2 standards and eIDAS compliant schemes that can accommodate modern authentication protocols. The paper includes:

  • An introduction to eIDAS
  • An overview on how to use FIDO as part of an eID scheme
  • An overview on using FIDO2 for authentication to Qualified Trust Service Providers (QTSPs)

This paper is intended for governmental agencies that are interested in using FIDO2 as part of an eIDAS notified eID scheme, and QTSPs who are interested in deploying eIDAS remote signing services that leverage the FIDO2 standard.

For details, including architectural concepts for integration of FIDO2 into the eIDAS interoperability framework, please read the complementary white paper, “Using FIDO with eIDAS Services.”


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