You can contact one of the 9 digital identity providers authorized by the Agency for Digital Italy and available on the page How to activate SPID
along with all the information on the different recognition methods.
There are various ways to request SPID:
- in person at the offices of the digital identity providers;
- via webcam with operator made available by the provider or with an audio-video selfie along with the payment by bank transfer (a symbolic amount used only for identity verification);
- with an Electronic Identity Card (Carta d'Identità Elettronica/CIE) or an electronic passport, identifying through the app of the providers downloadable from the stores;
- with CIE (Carta d’Identità Elettronica), National Service Card (Carta Nazionale dei Serevizi/CNS) - it is also possible to use the social security card (tessera sanitaria
), or with digital signature with the aid of a reader (e.g. smart card) and the relative pin.
There are free or paid activation methods that are better to confirm before choosing the provider. Once obtained, the use of SPID for citizens is free of charge, no cost or fee will be required.