The digital Certificate of Natural Person of the FNMT is very useful to do a multitude of procedures online in a comfortable way. Thanks to this certificate, you will not have the need to identify yourself by DNIe or a permanent access code.
What is the FNMT Digital Certificate of Natural Person and what is it for
The digital Certificate of Natural Person of the FNMT, also known as Certificate of Citizen or User, is an electronic certification issued by the FNMT-RCM. This certificate links the user with a series of signature verification data and confirms their identity . With this certificate you will be able to identify yourself on the Internet and exchange information with other people and organizations with the maximum security guarantees.
The FNMT digital Certificate of Natural Person is especially useful when carrying out procedures online , it is compatible with all public administrations in Spain, as well as many private entities. You will no longer have the need to use your DNIe or your permanent password to identify yourself.
Some examples of what you can do with the certificate are listed below:
- Tax filing and settlement
- Presentation of appeals and claims
- Completion of data from the population and housing census
- Consultation and registration in the municipal register
- Consultation of traffic fines
- Consultation and procedures for grant application
- Consultation of the assignment of polling stations
- Actions reported
- Electronic signature of official documents and forms
How to request your FNMT certificate
Requesting the digital Certificate of Natural Person of the FNMT is very simple. This certificate can be requested by any citizen with Spanish or foreign nationality , who is of legal age or an emancipated minor, who is in possession of their DNI or NIE.
The certificate is requested through the Internet, although later you will have to go to a Registry Office to prove your identity . To request the certificate online, all you have to do is fill in this form and click on the "Send request" button at the bottom. Make sure that all the information you have entered is correct, in this way you will avoid problems or delays when confirming your identity.
After clicking, a new window will appear to inform you that the process has been completed correctly. It will also inform you that you will receive the instructions to continue in your email.
After a few minutes or a few days, you will receive an email informing you of the application code and the associated DNI , we recommend that you print the email and take it with you to the nearest office to confirm your identity.
All that remains is to go to your closest office to confirm your identity. Once there they will check your data. After that you will receive a new email to download the certificate to your computer.
How to install the certificate in Chrome
After downloading the certificate, you can install it in your browser to start using it. We show you the process in Chrome , although it can be done in all browsers, or at least in the most used ones like Firefox and Edge.
To do this, the first thing is to go to the Chrome settings menu .
We look for the option to " Manage certificates" .
A new window will open. We enter the " Personal " tab and click on " Import "
We select the file that we have previously downloaded and click on " Next "
We introduce the certificate password and click on "Next"
We click on " Finish "
And we already have the certificate installed and ready to use it . The next time we need to identify ourselves we can select the option to use a digital certificate, a window like the one below will appear to select it.