Applications may be complicated DigiD




Applications may be complicated DigiD

The government is considering making it difficult to apply for a DigiD or modify, in order to prevent fraud is committed. Users may need to identify themselves over to a desk in the municipality.

DigiD logo The government will soon announce how DigiD short term would better protect writes Minister Ronald Plasterk of the Interior to the Lower House. In the longer term, the government wants DigiD completely replaced by Eid, a system with smart cards, but until then would prevent even easy fraud is being committed. Cabinet

This may mean that Dutch wishing activate a DigiD account must identify themselves at the reception of the church is clear from the letter of Plasterk, the minister keeps open the possibility that there is a ‘working desk procedure should be going. ” The government has yet to decide whether a stricter policy issue for the Netherlands will apply, or only to areas where there is fraud. According Plasterk higher protection outweighs the extra time that citizens have lost.

At present DigiDs still need to be verified with a code that is sent by mail, but that method is susceptible to fraud, is known. Intercepting the post is enough to get through. DigiD account of another People who receive benefits or allowances, which may ensure that the account is changed and the money is transferred. To another account

That’s exactly what happened recently in Amsterdam, as did De Volkskrant earlier this week to register . Criminals have tampered with 150 to 400 DigiD accounts late last year. According Plasterk, the fraudsters thereby to collapse. Six times a benefit on their behalf Against the fraudsters was registered.


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