Here you will find information on how to install e-certificate cards. Choose your operating system in the list on the left side of the page.

When using smart cards with electronic certificates, you will need a card reader and Nexus Personal software. Both are necessary to correctly read the electronic certificates.

Some computers have built in card readers, other users can easily use a card reader that connects via USB. They can be purchased in most bank branches as well as Audkenni‘s offices at Borgartún 31.

The Nexus Personal software is downloadable free of charge. There are seperate versions for different operating systems such as Windows, Mac or Linux. Each be can be downloaded by clicking the corresponding link: 

Windows 32 bit: Nexus Personal version 4.25.4
Windows 64 bit: Nexus Personal version 4.25.4
Mac: Nexus Personal version 4.25.4
Linux x86: Nexus Personal version 4.25.4
Linux x84-64: Nexus Personal version 4.25.4

Auðkenni distributes Nexus Personal software for the Icelandic market. If you are located outside the country or have a foreign IP number, the download links will not work. Please send an e-mail to and we will provide a direct link.

Technical assistance is available via phone (530-0000) and online assistance, Monday-Friday between 08:00 and 17:00.