Digital Work Card: see how to access and register yours


Technology has arrived to change and improve the way we work. In this sense, the Federal Government created the Work Card Digital. Thus, it brings together all the worker's professional information in a single place.

Currently, the application Digital Work Card is the most downloaded. As a result, it has more than 500 million hits. Soon, in the year 2020 the platform was accessed more than 270 million times.


In this way, the Digital Work Card arrived to replace the physical document. Still have questions about the platform? See how it works here!

Digital Work Card
Digital Employment Card (Google image)

Main functions of the digital version of the Work Card

The application allows you to consult information about employment contracts. In addition, it is possible to apply for unemployment insurance and other benefits. For example, the Salary Bonus and Emergency Benefit.

In addition, one of the main advantages is the agility to request documents and access information. In this sense, it is also possible to have a better use. Thus, reducing the time in calls.

In addition, the application ends up facilitating access to information. It also allows the worker to verify his employment relationships. Finally, it is also possible to integrate the database of the Ministry of Economy.

Can the digital document replace the printed one?

Many still have doubts about the digital work portfolio. However, it replaces the old version of the document since 2019. However, it is important to keep the old document for some future need.

In this way, the physical wallet can be used by companies that do not yet use eSocial. In this sense, the portal serves to make notes about the professional life of the worker. For example, vacations and salary changes.

On the other hand, it is important to highlight that the Digital Employment Card serves as a working document. That is, it is not accepted as an identification document.

What is the Digital Workbook used for?

Well, you can already notice that the Digital Work Card it is very useful. But if there are still doubts about this digital document, let's analyze some advantages of the digital document below:

  • Easy info: Allows the worker to keep track of his current and past employment contracts;
  • Benefits application: That way, it is possible to apply for unemployment insurance benefit, for example.
  • Important calendars: Finally, the worker is able to check the payment schedule for the social allowance and emergency benefit.

In this sense, the digital CTPS application has existed since 2017. However, it became popular in 2019. In addition, many abandoned the physical version with the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic.

After all, it is enough for the worker to inform the number of his CPF to the employer. As a result, the information passed on to eSocial replaces the annotations in the old physical document.

How to check the Digital Wallet number?

At first, the number of the Digital Work Card is the same as your CPF. In this way, to consult it, simply start your session by logging into the document application. 

After entering the requested data, you will proceed to the next step. Therefore, it is expected that a greeting message will appear. Soon, the following message will appear on your screen: “Hello, [worker name]”.

In this sense, your CPF number will appear below. However, this rule applies to those who still have the physical card with the specific number. That is, for other people the number may not be the same as the CPF.

How to change your data in the Digital Wallet

Nowadays, registration in the digital wallet is done through the Brazilian citizen's CPF number. This means that the personal data will be the same as the worker's Individual Registration. 

However, there have been cases where the information did not match the correct one. So, if there is any wrong personal information, the worker must rectify the situation as soon as possible.

In this sense, he should look for the nearest IRS. In this way, the agency will correct the worker's information in the system. In short, it is a simple process.

Why use the digital version?

Beforehand, using the digital workbook provides easy access to information. In this way, it is no longer necessary to carry your physical wallet in your purse or wallet.

In this regard, the government's advance in expanding technology for documents has brought many benefits. In addition, you can find all worker data on a single platform.

In conclusion, registering the digital document streamlines employee hiring processes. Thus, it is possible to consult the update of your vacations and wages in the portfolio.

How to register the Digital Work Card

Currently, the Digital Work Card can be done for free online. That is, it is possible to access the portal through the computer or cell phone connected to the internet.

In this way, the download can be done on devices with Android and iOS systems completely free of charge. However, if the worker does not have a cell phone, he will not be able to access the online platform. 

Finally, registration is very simple. Therefore, it can be done through the website Access will be granted after logging in with the registration on the website. Download: play store It is app store.