Estonia to help North Macedonia in creating e-identity system

  • 2023-03-08
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – The Estonian Center for International Development announced a public procurement with the purpose of helping the government of North Macedonia create and introduce an electronic identity system together with the technical and organizational components necessary for its operation by preparing the specifications of the technical conditions of the procurement.

The specifications of the technical conditions must be based on the feasibility study completed last year on the order of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), the regional cooperation organization of the countries of southeast Europe, it appears from the procurement documents.

Among other things, the requirements for the ID-card and its issuance, the software solution enabling the use of the ID-card, and the requirements for trust service providers for the introduction of the eID must be developed, as well as the action plan for the issuance of the ID-card and the introduction of the eID.

Bids can be submitted until March 23 and the contract is expected to be concluded by July 15. The procurement is projected to cost 75,000 euros.