Information about the company, its products and services at a glance. The Media Unit will be happy to provide media representatives with further information.


19.11.2018: St.Galler Kantonalbank first financial institution to opt for SwissID

16.11.2018: SwissSign Group Ltd. welcomes the decision of the LC-NC

15.10.2018: Ringier AG opts for SwissID - Luzerner Kantonalbank joins consortium

16.08.2018: BCGE - BCGE takes a holding in SwissSign Group Ltd.

04.05.2018: Extension of the consortium and management team at SwissSign Group AG

05.03.2018: SwissSign Group Ltd. founded as driving force behind SwissID

21.11.2017: Media Event «Digital Identity Switzerland»

16.05.2017: SwissID: standardised digital identity enters the market

30.03.2017: UBS Deploys Qualified Electronic Signature Service with Cryptomathic and SwissSign

24.03.2017: SwissSign to become joint venture between Swiss Post and SBB

13.12.2016: SwissSign certificates recognized across the EU

17.11.2016: Secure Donations with SwissSign

01.12.2015: SwissSign with new products, new prices and a new website

04.08.2015: Opening of bank accounts online – with SuisseID

27.05.2015: SwissSign becomes EBCA's technology partner

06.05.2015: HID Global and SwissSign agree partnership for German-speaking Europe

21.12.2014: SwissSign – new certificate provider of Net at Work

13.08.2014: Secardeo certEP offers auto-enrollment of SwissSign S/MIME certificates

18.12.2013: Digital Trust Services of Swiss Post meet FINMA requirements

Download area for media representatives

SwissSign’s photos, videos and logos are available to media representatives free of charge for use in their media. Use for other purposes (advertising and other commercial use) is not permitted. If you have any questions about appropriate use, please

Secure e-business processes rely on trusted identities from SwissSign Group Ltd. As a trust service provider (TSP) in Switzerland, SwissSign accompanies people and companies along the way to a successful digital future. SwissSign is the provider of SwissID and part of a joint venture of state-affiliated businesses, financial institutions, insurance and health insurance companies (SBB, Swiss Post, Swisscom, Banque Cantonale de Genève, Credit Suisse, Entris Banking, Luzerner Kantonalbank, Raiffeisen, Six Group, UBS, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Axa, Baloise, CSS, Helvetia, Mobiliar, SWICA, Swiss Life, Vaudoise and Zurich).

SwissSign Group Ltd. has two cornerstones: identity services under the brand SwissID and certificate services. SwissID is the digital identity of Switzerland which enables simple and secure access to the online world. Thanks to electronic certificates, data can be exchanged in encrypted form and therefore protected against unauthorised access. As a Swiss trust service provider (TSP), SwissSign Group Ltd. accompanies people and companies into a successful digital future, and protects data according to the highest security standards while keeping it in Switzerland. Further information is available on and

  • Founded in 2001 as SwissSign Ltd., from May 2017 a joint venture of Swiss Post and SBB, since 2018 SwissSign Group Ltd. has had broad, state-affiliated support
  • SwissSign Group Ltd. has two subsidiaries – each 100% / SwissSign Ltd. (Switzerland) and SwissSign Ltd. (Principality of Liechtenstein)
  • More than 60 employees in Glattbrugg
  • More than 50 partners worldwide
  • More than 2 million certificates worldwide, in over 50 countries
  • Number 1 among SSL certificate providers from Central Europe
  • Swiss-made: own CA software, Root CA stored at two Swiss banks, computer centre in Switzerland
  • Standard-compliant: CA/Browser Forum, ETSI, ISO/IEC, audited by KPMG

SwissSign Group AG, Thomas Kläusli, E-Mail, Telefon +41 78 936 74 81


IRF Communications AG, Jürg Stähelin, E-Mail, Telefon : +41 43 244 81 51