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FinTechs belonging to this category provide identification services, which are required for most banking services.


Attitude of the country towards identification services

In Slovenia, there are no social or political objections to identification services. Slovenia is moving towards a digital society, and identification services are a key to successful digitalisation.

Legal affairs

Obligations and requirements to provide identification services

In the case of provision of qualified identification services such as issuing qualified certificates for electronic signatures, validation of qualified electronic signatures, storage of qualified electronic signatures etc., the entity must obtain qualified status. The supervisory authority – the Ministry of Public Administration – must be notified of the intention to start providing qualified services. A conformity assessment report on compliance with the eIDAS Regulation issued by an accredited conformity assessment body must be obtained. The supervisory authority shall verify compliance with the requirements of the eIDAS Regulation, if it finds that the requirements are met, it shall grant the qualified trust status to the provider and enter it in the national list of providers. 

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Economic conditions

Market size for identification services and biggest companies in this business area

There are four (4) qualified identification services providers in Slovenia:

  • Ministry of Public Administration; 
  • Post of Slovenia; 
  • Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d.; and 
  • Halcom d.d. 

No official data on revenues and customers are available.

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