Comparison of personal certificates

 

 

SuisseID

Personal ID Gold

Personal ID Silver

Trust level

[star 5]

[star 4]

[star 3]

Purpose

Signing of digital documents and e-mails with a signature accorded the same status as a hand-written signature. Secure authentication/login procedure for applications and services. Confirmation of additional identity attributes (age, gender, etc.) via the SuisseID Idp service. Signing and encrypting of e-mails with all popular e-mail programs and mail gateways. You can also use it for authentication (login) purposes and applying advanced signatures to documents. Signing and encrypting of e-mails with all popular e-mail programs and mail gateways. You can also use it for applying advanced signatures to documents.

Signature statement

The electronic signature with the qualified SuisseID certificate has the same status as a hand-written signature under the Swiss Electronic Signature Act (ZertES). The e-mail or document was not changed during transmission, the e-mail or document originates from the indicated e-mail address, the sender was checked and the organisation was verified (employee ID), the sender was authorised by the organisation to send the e-mail.  The e-mail or document was not changed during transmission, the e-mail or document originates from the indicated e-mail address.

Price for 1 year

only available for 3 years  CHF 30 CHF 20

Price for 1 year

 only available for 3 years  EUR 24 EUR 14

Offered terms

  3 years 1, 3 or 5 years 1, 3 or 5 years

Organisation entry option

 [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-remove]

Issue time

 2-3 working days   2 working days  Immediate

Verification of identity

 

Face-to-face identity check + e-mail verification

 

Domain
Application
Organisation

 Domain

Encryption strength up to 256 bits

 [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-ok]

Key length 
≥  2,048 bits

[glyphicon-ok] [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-ok]

E-mail compatibility 99%

 [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-ok]  [glyphicon-ok]

Number of free re-issues

 n.a.  Unlimited until expiry Unlimited until expiry

Support languages

 German, English, French  German, English, French  German, English, French

Managed PKI*

 On request From 8 certificates at least 20% discount  From 15 certificates at least 20% discount

Chain certificates

  [glyphicon-ok]   [glyphicon-ok]   [glyphicon-ok]

Right of return

   Full reimbursement within 30 days of issue Full reimbursement within 30 days of issue

Guarantee

 CHF 100,000   CHF 100,000  CHF 10,000
   Buy  Buy  Buy

* Discount for Managed PKI purchase also available when combining different certificates.
** Only as part of Managed PKI