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Digital Identity: See how to Access Your CIN

A digital identity This is another practicality provided by technology. Now you can identify yourself anywhere in a much simpler way, simply generating your document through the official app.

The National Identity Card consists of the new model of identification document for Brazilian citizens, which has a single number and is already being implemented throughout the country.

Below, you can find out more about the subject and check out the step-by-step guide to generating your digital CIN in a simple way, so continue reading to check out the details.

Digital Identity: how does it work?

A digital identity refers to the electronic representation of a natural person, which can be used for authentication in online services, digital signatures, and other digital transactions.

It is built based on personal information, such as name, date of birth, identification number and other relevant data, and can even be presented for international travel purposes.

To guarantee the security and reliability of the virtual identity, new CINs are generated with a unique QR Code. Furthermore, the digital version is generated through an app created by the Government, which is complete and very safe.

About the National Identification Card

The National Identification Card (CIN) is a new document whose main objective is to replace the traditional ID model, using the CPF number as a unique registration for each citizen.

According to the Federal Government itself, this is an alternative to reduce the number of frauds and increase security in the country. The CIN can also be used as a travel document in Mercosur countries.

This new model is now being made available with a QR Code, which facilitates electronic identification of the document, whether offline or online. With this, the digital identity can also be generated more easily.


National Identification Card Application

The official app for generating and accessing digital identity is, which is free and compatible with Android and iOS devices. Today it already serves more than 50 million citizens who also find other resources within it.

One of the main advantages of the platform is the section focused on the Document Portfolio, where users can access various personal documents in digital form, including the CNI.

How to download the app

The first step to gaining access to digital identity consists of downloading the previously recommended app as follows:

  • Open the application store on your cell phone;
  • look for the application;
  • Select the correct application;
  • Tap “Install” (Android) or “Get” (iOS);
  • Wait for the download and installation;
  • Find the app icon on your home screen and open it to start using it.

How to generate the digital document through the app

After downloading the application, the next step is to generate your digital identity according to the following instructions:

  • Open the application on your cell phone and log in with your account;
  • If this is your first access, simply register;
  • When you reach the app's home screen, tap “Document portfolio” and then go to “Add document”;
  • Choose the “National Identity Card” option to save it in the app;
  • Ready! Your SIN has been generated and can be accessed whenever necessary directly in the application.

It is important to mention that to have access to this CIN format, interested citizens must have issued the new version of the physical document.

Final considerations

The National Identification Card and its corresponding application are examples of government initiatives that aim to provide a digital identity reliable and accessible for citizens.

By taking advantage of available technologies and resources, we can make the most of the benefits of the portal, while ensuring the security and privacy of our personal information.

See also how to generate the Digital CRLV!

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