BankID v6.0

Authenticate using BankID.

BankID authenticator allows for two scenarios:

  • Starting BankID on the same device.
  • Starting BankID using a QR code. 

Every method needs to be activated through configuration.

Translate userVisibleData by adding keyword "bankid.translated.userVisibleData" to this field and update language files with the keyword and translations.  


Name Description Default value Mandatory
pipeID The pipe executed after a successful BankID authentication N/A Yes
successURL Location where to after a successful BankID authentication N/A No
keyStore ID of the keystore used t ocommunicate with BankID bankend N/A Yes
mode If connecting to BankID test backend set this value to "test". N/A No
version Sets the version of the bankId api to use v5.1 No
loginTemplate Template used for rendering the user facing UI bankid.template No
client_ip_request_param The parameter of the http client request holding the value of the requesting client remoteAddress No
translation A JSON Array of custom translation keys No
templateVariables Options used for showing/hiding BankID methods (On this device, On Other Device, Scan QR code). No
includeQueryString On a successful authentication, should the data from the original query be added when redirecting the client false No
sessionValues When rendering template, the template can pull data from from the session. For more int see: Use of sessionValues parameter on HTTP authenticator No
userVisibleData Text shown in bankid client when user is authenticating No
userVisibleDataFormat If present, and set to “simpleMarkdownV1”, this parameter indicates that userVisibleData holds formatting characters No
userNonVisibleData Data not displayed to the user. String No
requirement Requirements on how the auth order must be performed. Json format. No
allowLanguageChange should the user be able to change the language in the UI true No
icon The default 'icon' in the templte. Not to be confused with favicon res/images/backgrounds/transparent.png No
useRedirectUrl Whether or not redirect url should be provided when launching the bankid application for ios users. true No


The requirement parameter is used to describe how a signature must be created and verified. add a json(escaped as String) containing one or more of the attributes below to the authenticators configuration. 

Attribute name Description
default Versions
pinCode New in v6.0.     

Users are required to sign the transaction with their PIN code, even if they have biometrics activated.

false v6.0
allowFingerprint Removed in v6.0.
Users of iOS and Android devices may use fingerprint for authentication and signing if the device supports it and the user configured the device to use it.
true for authentication. false for signing.

 Boolean. If present, and set to "true", the client needs to provide MRTD (Machine readable travel document) information to complete the order. Only Swedish passports and national ID cards are supported.

false v6.0

 The oid in certificate policies in the user certificate. List of String.

v6.0 and v5.1
The cn (common name) of the issuer. List of String.

"class1" or "class2 determines that a cardReader must be used and a Pin code must be entered. See BankID documentation for further information. no cardReader is required v6.0 and v5.1

Example Configuration

        "id": "bid",
        "alias": "bid",
        "name": "BankID",
        "configuration": {
            "pipeID": "pipeBID",
            "keyStore": "bankidkeystore",
            "password": "qwerty123",
            "mode": "test",
            "version" : "v6.0",
            "successURL": "/selfservice/",
            "enableHoneypot": "true",
            "loginTemplate": "bankid.template",
    "requirement": "{\"certificatePolicies\":[\"\"], \"mrtd\": false}",
             "userVisibleData": "*This is visible in the BankID application*",    
             "userVisibleDataFormat": "simpleMarkdownV1",
             "translation": [
            "templateVariables": {
                "cancel_href": "/bid/authenticate/logout/bid/?nextTarget=/bid/authenticate/bid/",
                "methods": [
                        "title": "bankid.messages.option_label_sd",
                        "image": "/authenticate/res/images/icons/phenixid-bankid.png",
                        "data-toggle-action": "SD"
                        "title": "bankid.messages.option_label_qr",
                        "image": "/authenticate/res/images/icons/phenixid-bankid-qr.png",
                        "data-toggle-action": "QR"


  • A BankID key store issued by an authorized issuer
  • The user must have activated BankID prior to authenticating