Notifications to FICORA – Electronic identification and trust services
The contents of the notification are specified in a regulation and the related explanatory notes issued by FICORA.
An identification service provider must pay FICORA a registration fee of EUR 5,000 and an annual supervision fee of EUR 12,000. A certification service provider offering qualified certificates must pay FICORA an annual supervision fee of EUR 40,000.
Identification service providers and certification authorities providing qualified certificates must:
- notify FICORA of any changes to the information included in the notification of commencing operations;
- provide FICORA with an annual report detailing the extent of their operations;
- notify FICORA of any significant threats or disturbances concerning the information security of their services and of the measures taken in response.
If necessary, FICORA may request a service provider to give further details on the changes and disturbances. FICORA can also order a service provider to fix the detected defects.
FICORA has issued further provisions on the contents and submission of notifications of operational changes, annual reports and disturbance notifications by a regulation and the related explanatory notes.