Since 2008 citizen card functionality is provided on the e-card through a qualified certificate (a.sign.premium) from the company A-Trust.
Activating the e-card
e-card as Citizen Card without Additional Fee
A service fee is charged for the e-card, which includes your using it as a citizen card.
You can find information at How does the card work?
Notice regarding Data Protection
The unauthorised reading of the social insurance number is protected
- in the citizen card environment published at www.buergerkarte.at, and
- when using the card as a substitute health insurance certificate.