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Call for proposalsClosed

2018 CEF Telecom Call - eIdentification & eSignature (CEF-TC-2018-1)


Publication date
22 February 2018
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
15 May 2018, 00:00 (CEST)
Programme Sector
Connecting Europe Facility 1


The 2018 CEF Telecom eIdentification & eSignature call makes an indicative €8 million of funding available for proposals in this area.


Indicative Call Timeline


Call opening

22 February 2018

Deadline for submission

Closed on 15 May 2018

Evaluation of proposals

June - September 2018

Consultation of the CEF Committee

October 2018

Information to the European Parliament

October 2018

Adoption of the Selection Decisions

October 2018

Adoption of individual grant agreements

As of October 2018

2018-1 Selected proposals

Available here


Work Programme 

 2018 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here


Call for Proposals documents 
2018 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – eIdentification & eSignature

Call text

Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C67/9)Available here


Application Forms


Apply online - TENtec eSubmission

This call is closed

Application Form Part A

For reference only: electronic submission of Part A using the eSubmission module is mandatory

Available here

Application Form Part B

Available here

Application Form Part C

Available here

Application Form Part D

Available here

Financial capacity check form

Available here


Guidance Documents


Guide for Applicants - 6 March: Updated version reflecting new TENtec developments: see page 10 and section 5.1

Available here

Application checklistAvailable here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)Available here


Background Documents & useful info

Common to all calls

CEF Digital Single Web PortalAvailable here

CEF Regulation

Available here

Telecommunications Regulation

Available here

EU Financial Regulation

Available here

Rules of Application

Available here

Model Grant Agreement - NEW version with an additional art.22

Available here

Privacy statement

Available here

Commission Decision on the reimbursement of personnel costsAvailable here


Call specific - eIdentification & eSignature 

eIDAS Regulation

Available here

eID on CEF Digital Portal

Available here

eSignature on CEF Digital Portal

Available here