With regard to the measure taken, in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March, to allow the use of expired digital certificates due to the situation caused by COVID-19, you are informed that in order to give time to regularise digital certificates in the current situation, where face-to-face assistance capacity must be reduced to ensure social distancing, and so that all citizens in this situation may renew their digital certificates,these certificates may be used at the Social Security e-Office until 31 July.
For identification and automated Social Security services, as well as to enable electronic actions by public civil servants, the Social Security IT Department Certification Authority (ACGISS) issues electronic certificates governed by Law 11/2007, on Electronic Access of Citizens to Public Services.
These certificates are only issued internally within the Social Security, and are not intended for the general public.
The certificates issued by ACGISS for the Public Administration are recognised according to the provisions of Law 59/2003, on Electronic Signatures, and are registered as such with the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.
For citizens to have access to most of the services offered by the Social Security. To download this certificate, which is provided by the Spanish National Mint, follow this procedure.
More information on User Certificates on the Spanish National Mint website.
List of Digital Certificate Register Offices of the Social Security in the different Autonomous Regions for obtaining digital certificates. Only for individuals.