SIGOV-CA is a part of The Slovenian Governmental Certification Authority and functions as a Trusted Third Party since January 2001. Qualified digital certificates issued by SIGOV-CA follow the newest guidelines regarding encryption, and are in accordance with the Electronic Commerce and Electronic Signature Act, and published Certification Policies.

The purpose, operation and methodology of managing digital certificates, the liability of the Certification Authority and the holders of digital certificates, and security requirements, which need to be fulfilled by the holders, are all defined in the Certification Policy with regard to each type of digital certificates.