Those individuals that use the ID cards for the electronic communication should be aware that the ID cards that were issued before June 21, 2021 will not have a valid certificate for qualified electronic signature at the end of this year.
They need to visit the district office of the police (department of documents) and change the ID for a new one. As of October 7, 2022, the administrative fee for issuing an ID card is cancelled. Before the change, it was necessary to pay a fee of €4.50. Logging in to the public administration portal - www.slovensko.sk will continue to work with the original ID card even after the certificate expires, which will enable the user to read received messages in the e-box but it won´t be possible to sign and send any document.
The ID cards issued after June 21, 2021 have the certificates valid until June 17, 2025.
After the issuance of a new ID card, all shareholders should make a change of their ID number in the Commercial Register is necessary.
From January 1, 2023, it will be possible to obtain the ID cards in biometric quality.
Last update 20.10.2022