Certificates for verification of e-documents
This page contains information regarding certificates issued by the Republic of Bulgaria needed for verification and authentication of Bulgarian electronic passports and Residence Permits. Some information of the issuing authorities is also included.
Country Signing Certification Authority (CSCA) of the Republic of Bulgaria
The administrative management of CSCA is carried out by:
Ministry of Interior – Bulgarian Identity Documents Directorate
48 Maria Louisa blv.
1202 Sofia, Bulgaria
Certificates for the Public Keys of CSCA
CSCA certifies the Document Signers (DS) and the DS sign the Security Object (SOd) which is stored in the e-document. The actual certificate of the DS, which contain its public key, is also included in the SOd.
Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria has established two Document Signers and each of them is assigned to a different type of e-document:
- DS-P is the authority, which signs the data in the e-passports;
- DS-R is the authority, which signs the data in the e-residence permits issued to foreigners.
Download the main public key
The current main public key is available as a self-signed certificate.
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Download Certificate Revocation List
Currently there are no revoked certificates
Communication with the CSCA
Information necessary for verification of the authenticity of certificates shall be provided also in other electronic or written form upon request through email@example.com
Updated on at Thursday, August 25, 2011