Activation of eID
After downloading and installing the eID Middleware software package for your operating system, insert your ID card into your smart card reader.
Run the installed program (eID Middleware) from your computer after installing the software package. Select the "Activate card" option inside the application and input your initaial PIN.
Follow the default steps to set the personal identification and signing PIN and PUK after entering the initial PIN.
Your electronic ID card is ready to use once the required data in all fields have been validated.
Software package eID Middleware enables the use of eID.
IMPORTANT: You must keep the electronic identity card's PIN safe and take precautions to prevent illegal access and use. Change your PIN if you think it has been discovered; if you have lost or forgotten it, call the nearest police department or station.
eID can be used with the eID Middleware software suite. It is completely free and open to all citizens.
Software package eID Middleware is free and available to all citizens after registration on the eID Portal or trough links below.
To ensure the success of the installation, please follow the instructions for use that you have downloaded with the software package.
The software package eID Middleware is available for Microsoft Windows operating system (Windows 7 and higher versions), Ubuntu Linux operating system (16.04.2 and higher versions) and Macintosh OS X (10.11 El Capitan and higher versions). Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of operating systems are supported for Windows and Ubuntu Linux OS, and 64-bit version for Macintosh OS X.
eID Middleware MSI installation
eID Middleware Windows OS installation
eID Middleware Linux OS installation
eID Middleware Mac OS installation
The eID Middleware software package is available for Microsoft Windows operating system (Windows 7 and higher versions), Ubuntu Linux operating system (16.04.2 and higher versions) and Macintosh OS X (10.11 El Capitan and higher versions). 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows and Ubuntu Linux are supported, while 64-bit versions are supported for OS X.