Project Description
eIDPT implements the Portuguese eID Card API.

Developed in Managed C++, this mixed mode DLL enables the card API to be used in managed code (any .NET language).

  • Fully Implemented and Documented eID Lib Methods
  • Smart Card Reader and Card Watcher Daemon
  • Demo program

  • Middleware of the Portuguese eID Card
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

Platform Support
  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 2008 and 7 for both x86 and x64 (under WOW64)

eID Lib is Copyright of Portuguese Government

Both the original C++ SDK and Middleware Application can be found at

Public CRL (Certificate Revocation Lists) and OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol) are available at:

The Portuguese Government also provides a paid version of the SDK and Knowledge Base at
On this site you can buy EMV-CAP Readers, Test Versions of ID Cards, Tutorials, Forum Access and Training Session.

eID Lib itself is based on OpenSC

Last edited Jul 9, 2010 at 10:14 AM by FernandoNunes, version 14