Today’s Estonian citizen can (though he or she does not have to):Compare that with our government, where we're still struggling with USDA agencies providing such service.
- Identify themselves, via e-ID, an electronic identity system
- Vote (iVote, available since 2007)
- Complete tax returns (and make payments or receive refunds)
- Obtain and fulfil prescriptions (eHealth)
- Participate in census completion
- Review accumulated pension contributions and values
- Perform banking, including making and receiving payments
- Pay and interact with utilities (like water, gas and electricity)
- Interact with the education system (e-Education)
- Set up businesses
- Sign contracts
- And more.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
What I'd Like: Move to Estonia
Via Marginal Revolution, this report on e-government in Estonia. Through one user identity: