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This article describes how an operator deletes a virtual smart card in Smart ID Identity Manager. This use case is disabled by default. To enable it, see here: Enable the Delete virtual smart card use case.

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  • The virtual smart card can be in any state

Step-by-step instruction for the operator

  1. Log in to Identity Manager Operator with your user account.
  1. Go to the SEARCH page and select Virtual smart card from the drop-down list.
  2. Select the virtual smart card that shall be deleted.

  3. Click Delete virtual smart card.

    To cancel the process, see "Cancel the process" below.

  4. Click Next and the virtual smart card is deleted.

To cancel the process:

  • Click Cancel to close the process.
  • Click Next to proceed with the process.

Use case details

Use case description

As an operator I want to delete a virtual smart card

  • No information left about the virtual smart card
Symbolic name


Process name

Delete virtual smart card


Identity Manager Operator

Required virtual smart card state


Process start

On the virtual smart card object > Delete virtual smart card


There are no options for this use case.

Use case scenarios

  • An operator wants to delete a virtual smart card

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