What is a Registration Authority? (RA)
A Registration Authority (AR or RA, for its acronym in English) is a professional body accredited by ANF Certification Authority for the processing of applications for electronic certificates and the commercial distribution of its products and services. All of them comprise the Proximity Network of ANF AC or Network of Official Offices of Public Administration.
Its main responsibility is to perform identification, authentication and processing of electronic certificates. As official collaborating bodies, Registration Authorities have access to the wide range of products and services of ANF AC.
Trusted services provided by ANF Certification Authority comply with the Regulation (EU) N°910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (eIDAS Regulation). Electronic certificates are recognized as QUALIFIED throughout the territory of the European Union.
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As an accredited office, the RA will receive an identification badge that accredits and identifies it as “e-Public Administration office”. You will also be equipped with specific equipment called AR Manager to perform duties in accordance with the requirements established in the PKI. It also provides training on operators, evaluation and official accreditation.
Professionals whose activity requires being attached to a Professional Association and those entities that according to their status, area of knowledge and / or social recognition, offer sufficient confidence to ANF AC and its subscribers, may request accreditation as a Registration Authority.
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