Since 2016 e-Governance Academy and the Republic of Cyprus have joined forces to create the national eID scheme and electronic signature solution for Cyprus. The activity is in line with the EU’s digital single market intentions. The project was initiated under the MOU signed between the Prime Ministers of Estonia and Cyprus in January 2016.
During past two years the team has prepared the concept for suitable eID solution and going in-depth to eID implementation planning.
Several local governmental institutions responsible for document issuance, population registry, government ICT department(s) as well as leading banks and telcos were involved into the project.