Date: 15 May 2014
Issuance of e-Cert (Personal) on Smart ID Card with 2048-bit RSA Key Length only with effect from 28 May 2014
On 29 November 2013, Hongkong Post Certification Authority (HKPCA) announced the transition plan for issuance of e-Cert (Personal) on Smart ID Card with 2048-bit RSA key length.
This notice serves to remind applicants and subscribers that starting from 28 May 2014, e-Cert (Personal) on Smart ID Card will be issued only with 2048-bit RSA key length..
If the applicant requests for applying e-Cert (Personal) on Smart ID Card, the applicant should hold a Smart ID Card (Note 1) capable for embedment of e-Cert (Personal) with 2048-bit RSA key length.
[Note 1: Please refer to "Tips on checking the version of Smart ID Card" for details.]