Use the Belgian electronic identity card (eID) in Firefox
What is Belgium eID?
Belgium eID is a helpful Firefox add-on that enables users to leverage their Belgian electronic identity card (eID) online. It is essential for online verification and transactions in Belgium, ensuring a seamless online experience. Note that, for this add-on to function correctly, the eID middleware should be installed onto your computer. Users are advised to connect the card reader before starting Firefox. Obtain the middleware for your operating system at eid.belgium.be.
Use the Belgian electronic identity card (eID) in Firefox. In addition to this add-on, the eID middleware should also be installed on your computer: download the middleware for your operating system on eid.belgium.be.
The card reader should be connected before starting Firefox.
User reviews summary
- Difficulties in displaying the identity card and choosing the correct moment for it
- Complex installation and connectivity issues
- Problems with changing certificates once one is selected
- Incompatibility with Linux Mint and possible issues with Windows 11
- Outdated help page and software
- Installation and operation difficulties
- Issues with changing or selecting the correct smart card reader
- Outdated software and help resources
- Compatibility issues with different operating systems
Belgium eID may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.
Belgium eID has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.