According to the eIDAS regulation, Article 3 (16), a trust service is an electronic service that is usually provided for a fee and is responsible for generating the seal, signature and website certificates, among other things. A qualified trust service is a trust service that meets the relevant requirements of the eIDAS regulation, Article 3 (17), and is checked every two years in a complex procedure by an accredited conformity assessment body and the result is reported to the competent supervisory authority (BNetzA or BSI) communicated. The status as a qualified trust service provider can be verified across Europe via a trust list and a seal of approval. The German trust list is on the Trusted List Browser website EU visible.

Created: 26.04.2019 - 13: 56
Stand: 30.05.2022 - 13: 03