FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
The Public Digital Identity System (SPID) is a digital identity consisting of a pair of strictly personal credentials (username and password), with which it is possible to access online.
Simple, safe and fast, you can use SPID from any device: computer, tablet and smartphone every time you find the "Enter with SPID" button on a site or service app.
To proceed with the activation, identify one of the authorized identity providers and register on the website of the provider you have chosen. Once obtained, the use of SPID for citizens is free of charge.
Electronic identity card 3.0
Version 3.0 of the Electronic Identity Card (CIE) has been released since 2016 and is easily recognizable by the presence of the microchip in the upper left corner, by the inscription Italian Republic, Ministry of the Interior.
Electronic identity card 2.0
Electronic identity card 2.0 was issued from 2004 to 2016, you can recognize it by some distinctive graphic elements such as the map of Italy in the upper right corner and by the words Italian Republic with a yellow background.
Law Decree 16 July 2020 number 76, Article 24 paragraph 44.
For the purposes of the implementation of article 64, paragraph 3-bis, second sentence, of the legislative decree 7 March 2005, n. 82, as amended by paragraph 1, letter e), number 6) from 28 February 2021.