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Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and amending Directive 1999/93 repealing / EC states that there are two types of trusted service provider, skilled and unskilled.

The definitions in Article 3 applied in the Regulation on service providers are as follows:

  • «reliable service», the electronic service usually provided in exchange for remuneration, consisting of:
    • the creation, verification and validation of electronic signatures, electronic seals or electronic time stamps, electronic delivery services certified and certificates for these services, or
    • the creation, verification and validation of certificates for authentication of websites, or
    • the preservation of signatures, stamps or electronic certificates for these services; 
  • «qualified trust service», a reliable service that meets the requirements set out in this Regulation;
  • «trusted service provider», a natural or legal person who provides one or more trust services, as well as qualified provider or service provider unqualified confidence.
  • «qualified trust service provider», a service of trust that provides one or more qualified trust services and the supervisory body granted the qualification.

Then facilitating access to national providers of electronic trust services:

You can get more information on providers of electronic trust services on the website of the Ministry.