“National digital Identity and legally binding e-signatures based on Mobile-ID technology branded “Asan İmza” from the Republic of Azerbaijan” case has been recognized and published on the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) website as an outstanding innovation example.
OPSI is a global forum for public sector innovation, and cooperates with governments to comprehend and encourage new approaches to address society’s complex problems by empowering public servants with new insights, knowledge, tools and connections to help them explore new possibilities. Asan İmza digital mobile signature innovation example is now available on the OPSI website for users around the globe and will boost to ease work and bring it to new levels.
According to the Presidential Decree, all diplomatic missions and consulates of the Azerbaijan Republic are empowered to issue m-Residency – Asan İmza to foreign citizens around the globe. m-Residency is a significant innovative tool to develop the investment climate in the country and to increase investment attractiveness for foreigners willing to conduct business in Azerbaijan. With support of m-Residency one can register company online, carry out tax and customs transactions online, use electronic and mobile banking services, sign contracts online and many other things without visiting the country.
More than 600 public and private e-services in Azerbaijan are available to use with Asan Imza. New cross-border e-Services will be available within Digital Trade Hub of Azerbaijan’ Roadmap. Digital Trade Hub (DTH) was initiated by presidential decree in early 2017 to strengthen the country’s leading position in the Caucasus region and beyond. The DTH enables foreign and local businesses to prepare and sign import/export documents and other agreements electronically as well as access to local and cross-border e-services and e-Trade.