Certificates issued by the Social Security Certification Authority
Public Administration Certificates - ACGISS
For identification and automated Social Security services, as well as to enable electronic actions by public civil servants, the Social Security IT Department Certification Authority (ACGISS) issues electronic certificates governed by Law 11/2007, on Electronic Access of Citizens to Public Services.
These certificates are only issued internally within the Social Security, and are not intended for the general public.
The certificates issued by ACGISS for the Public Administration are recognised according to the provisions of Law 59/2003, on Electronic Signatures, and are registered as such with the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.