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Username and password no longer sufficient for eHerkenning

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 July 2021

What changes?

Do you use eHerkenning to login with government organisations? And do you only use a username and password to do so? You will only be able to use an eHerkenning key with security level EH2 up to EH4.

The lowest security level EH1 is discontinued. You can no longer use security level EH1. Higher security levels will remain.

Secure login

eHerkenning had security levels EH1 through EH4. Level EH1, consisting of logging in with username and password being the oldest. However, this level no longer meets the (international) security standards.

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs logging in with government services

When?

This change in law has come into force on 1 July 2021.

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO