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Verificación de Documentos Electrónicos

The Secure Verification Code (CSV, as per the Spanish acronym) guarantees, by matching procedures through the electronic office, the integrity of the document (article 42 of Law 40/2015, of 1 October, on the Legal Regime of the Public Sector). Additionally, article 27 of Law 39/2015, of 1 October, of the Common Administrative Procedure of the Public Administrations sets forth that “Paper copies of electronic documents will require that the copy condition and contain an electronically generated code or other verification system, which will allow the authenticity of the copy to be checked against access to the electronic files of the organ Issuing public body.”

The Ministry of Finance and Civil Service has different electronic document verification systems based on secure verification codes. Depending on the body that has issued such document, it has to access the verification system that enables it to be verified.

By means of these systems, a document stored by an Administrative Body can be accessed, an electronic document can be downloaded and the integrity and authenticity of electronic documents issued can be guaranteed by matching the document with the original.

The verification systems used by this Ministry are listed below: