Belgian eID Plugin for C•CURE 9000

Why an EID Reader?

Unlike Passport Scanners that use a camera to read the passport data, reading data with an EID Reader allows you to verify the ID for authenticity and provides 100% error-free data input.

Features that make a difference

  • Faster enrolment, Easier administration
  • Reduce data input errors
  • Configurable field mapping
  • Verifies authenticity of the eID, helps detect fraudulent documents
  • Import the photo from the eID for later visual verification
  • Generates an encrypted Unique ID to avoid duplicates

eID – secure governmental Identification

e-IDentification is being adopted worldwide at a fast pace. Governments, organizations and citizens have realized the benefits and convenience of holding electronic cards – they are safer, smarter and more durable than their traditional counterparts. Many governments issued eIDs as a part of their eGovernment initiatives. The main objective is to improve the delivery of public services for citizens and businesses by more convenient and more open. For example, in Belgium every citizen and resident from the age of 15 is legally obligated to carry their eID with them at all times.

Seamless integration

The C·CURE 9000 eID integration is designed to seamlessly and quickly integrate with existing or new installations. The eID integration provides individual attributes including: first name, last name, national ID, address, date of birth etc. from the inserted eID card chip. The integration tool allows users to choose what Personnel fields from C·CURE 9000 to map with, in conjunction with the details stored on the eID. The integration tool reads data direct off the microprocessor into the C·CURE 9000.

eID card compatibility

The eID cards are classed as electronic, since they have an electronic microprocessor containing identity data and secure certificates.

Belgian National ID and Residency Card

Some information is listed both on the card and on the chip, while other information is only on the chip. The eID shows the holder’s portrait, name and surname, date and place of birth, gender, nationality, ID card number,
validity, signature and the National Register number (unique identification number given at birth) and place of issuance.

Depending on Data privacy rules you can select access to the following fields:

First Name, Last Name Card Number
Validity Begin Date Validity End Date
Nationality Issuing City
Location of Birth Date of Birth
Document Type Gender
Duplicate Status  
Special Organization: NATO, SHAPE, Blue Card, Researcher

Sample personnel editor

The below editor was customized from the C•CURE Administration Workstation to include the eID Data and eID Photo buttons (2) that allow you to read the selected data from the eID Card. Data is populated on the mapped fields as show below (1). The photo can be loaded as a C•CURE portrait (2). You can use an encrypted eID hash which makes use of the National Number of the person, to ensure the uniqueness of their profile inside the C•CURE (3).


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