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How to get a digital mailbox in Norway

It’s easy to receive official letters from government agencies via secure digital mailboxes instead of physical mail. Here’s how to sign up:

Have you been waiting for an important email and wondering when it will appear? To make matters worse, didn’t it show up at all?

When Increasing personal information fraud In Norway, it’s good to worry about privacy these days.

One of the things I haven’t liked about Norway so far is often how to cluster mailboxes in public places. This makes it very easy for someone to quickly inspect multiple mailboxes in less than a minute.

Why do you need a digital mailbox?

In recent years, digital mailboxes have become a popular way to receive communications from central, local and local governments.

This is a secure solution for digitally receiving and storing important communications such as decision letters, health information and other sensitive information.

Public authorities are not secure enough to send such information using regular email. Digital mailboxes are secure and you can store as many emails as you like.

Red digital mailbox concept graphic.

For example, my Norwegian language exam With the result Citizenship application Both letters were sent to my digital mailbox. Of course, the other advantage is speed! Norwegian postal services are not fast, so you can use digital delivery to receive such letters a few days earlier.

Two digital mailboxes

You have two options for setting up your digital mailbox: Digipost From Posten, and e-Boks, Nets and PostNord own 50/50. It doesn’t matter which one you choose. Both services are free.

Easy to set up using either Secure BankID authentication To identify yourself.

Over 10,000 public and private sector companies use Digipost for their digital postal services. The number of people using e-Boks is not clear, but it has been established throughout the Nordic region and claims that more than 9 million people are enrolled in the service. e-Boks seems to have the following additional features …

Norwegian white mailbox.

Personally, I use Posten’s Digipost. When you receive the letter to Digipost, you will receive an SMS and a notification email. Then it’s easy to log in from the Digipost app or website and read the letter.

How secure are your digital mailboxes?

According to Digipost, “All documents we store are encrypted and personal property. Digipost does not have access to your mailbox and you cannot share your content with others.”

While at e-Boks: “We respect the privacy of our users. We do not scan the content of emails or other personal data. This means that your personal data will not be sold to third parties. Means. Your email can only be accessed and viewed by you. “

https://www.lifeinnorway.net/digital-mailboxes/ How to get a digital mailbox in Norway

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