Confirm your identity easily and securely with this smartphone app
Thanks to the itsme app, you now have the choice between a card reader or your smartphone to log in and sign transactions in Home'Bank. As an extremely secure way of confirming your identity, itsme makes it easier than ever to access a whole range of online services.
itsme lets you confirm your identity with your smartphone. So you can log in to Home'Bank and sign transactions wherever you want, without having to carry your card reader!
Easy to use
Once you have itsme set up on your smartphone, all you have to do is enter your PIN or use your fingerprint to confirm your login and payment requests.
itsme uses the data on your electronic identity card (eID), smartphone SIM card and your actual smartphone to create a very secure and unique ID.
Belgian Mobile ID is a consortium that brings together Belgium's leading banks and mobile telecom providers. These major digital players have joined forces to create the Belgian reference in the fields of mobile identity and digital privacy.
The itsme app is the result of their research. It allows all Belgian citizens with a smartphone and an identity card to log in securely to a number of sites and apps that require digital interaction.
itsme provides each Belgian citizen with a unique and secure mobile identity. Such that there can no longer be any doubt about the identity of the person trying to enter a secure site or sign a transaction or electronic document online.
itsme is your secure key, letting you log in to Home'Bank and sign transactions without your bank card or ING card reader.
itsme is an extremely secure way to log in and sign transactions in Home’Bank. The system works by linking the unique data contained in your electronic identity card with that of the SIM card in your smartphone. Together with the 5-digit itsme PIN known only by you, this unique mobile identity ensures maximum security for your e-banking and other online services. Read more about how secure itsme is on the itsme website.
- Be over 18 years old
- Hold a Belgian electronic identity card
- Have a Belgian mobile number
- Have a mobile phone equipped with an Apple or Android operating system
- Only 1 account per person and per mobile phone number
The offer of "itsme” (or "Belgian Mobile ID”) services and "itsme for ING BE” (or "Belgian Mobile ID for ING BE”) services is valid subject to acceptance by ING Belgium S.A. and by Belgian Mobile ID S.A. and subject to mutual agreement. The terms and conditions (General Terms and Conditions and other supplementary information) are available, for the "itsme” services, at itsme.be and, for the "itsme for ING BE” services, from any ING branch or at ing.be.
The "itsme” services are provided by Belgian Mobile ID SA (Place Sainte-Gudule 5, 1000 Brussels - VAT 0541.659.084 - BE64 0017 1071 6652) and offered by ING Belgium S.A./nv. (partner of Belgian Mobile ID S.A.) and the "itsme for ING BE” services are provided by ING Belgium S.A./nv.
Install the app
Open itsme on your smartphone and follow the instructionsDownload itsme
Connect to ING
You'll be taken to Home'Bank. Log in one last time with your bank card and card readerLog in now
Start using itsme
Choose your 5-digit PIN via the itsme app and you're ready to log in and sign transactions
First check that your itsme account is active via Home'Bank. (You will need to log in with your bank card and card reader.) Alternatively, you can consult the frequently asked questions on the itsme website or call us on +32 2 464 60 04 for assistance.
No. Your itsme account is based on the unique combination of your smartphone, your SIM card and your itsme code. For your own security, it is therefore not possible to use the same itsme account on a different device or with a different mobile number.
If you want to change the mobile number linked to your itsme account, you will need to contact itsme directly to have your account reset. You will then be able to re-install the itsme app on your smartphone and create a new account.
To configure itsme on your new device, please follow these steps:
On the itsme.be web site:
1) Deactivate your account with your mobile number and your place of birth
2) Validate the information and wait for the confirmation message
On your new mobile phone:
1) Download the itsme app (if this is not yet done)
2) Select the Bank with which you have created your account itsme the first time
3) Follow the steps at your bank
We recommend that you block your itsme account via Home'Bank or via the itsme website. Bear in mind that once your account is blocked, you will no longer be able to use it to access any of the services previously linked to your itsme account. We also recommend that you block your ING Smart Banking mobile profile via Home’Bank.