The .beID is a card is issued by the Belgian government. A USB smartcard reader connected to a computer is necessary to use the card. End-users must also install the eaZyLink software to be able to use .beID. There are two PIN codes associated with the card, one for authentication and one for signing.
If you want to start using .beID through the Signicat Identity Broker, contact Technical Support who will guide you through the process. Have your sales contract ready.
The following user attributes can be retrieved via the .beID method:
National identity number (RRN)
Use of the Belgian RRN (national identity number) is subject to specific legislation. For certain uses, the merchant must obtain specific authorisation by FOD/SPF IBZ. For more details, refer to the applicable laws (for example, this one or other updated, applicable laws).