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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.

For details, please refer to the relevant announcement issued on 29 November 2013. For enquiries, please call Hongkong Post Certification Authority hotline on 2921 6633 or email to enquiry@hongkongpost.gov.hk

[Note 1: Please refer to "Tips on checking the version of Smart ID Card" for details.]