How to Install your DIGIPASS for eID

How to install your DIGIPASS 870 Connected Reader

To be able to use your DIGIPASS 870 as a card reader for Belgian eID’s, you’ll need to go through the following steps:

  1. Download the software from the Belgian Government. You will find it on
  2. Install the Quick-Install and follow the steps during the installation.
  3. During the installation, you might be asked to connect the card reader (DP870). It might be possible the reader isn’t recognized. You can skip the step if you want.
  4. Connect the card reader.
  5. Download the installation note from the VASCO-website.
  6. Open the PDF-file and follow the steps which are applicable for your Operating System.

Note: Please make sure when installing the Card Reader on Mac OS X 10.9.x Mavericks, to have a look at the following article.

Thank you for your interest in VASCO’s eID-compatible card readers. We have changed our name to OneSpan.

We are committed to being the one partner that you can turn to for all your authentication, mobile app security, fraud analysis and e-signature needs.

We discontinued the direct-to-consumer sale of VASCO card reader authenticators on May 30, 2018 but will continue to support the eID-compatible card readers previously sold on this site through the life of their warranties.

If you are still interested in purchasing an eID-compatible card reader, please contact one of the following vendors:

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