Nexus' software components have new names:

Nexus PRIME -> Smart ID Identity Manager
Nexus Certificate Manager -> Smart ID Certificate Manager
Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway -> Smart ID Digital Access component
Nexus Personal -> Smart ID clients

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Before an ID card can be used, it must be activated. 

If a signature pad is used, there is an option in the workflow to let the person give their signature when picking up the card.

Standard workflow


ActionOptionPhysical IDDigital ID
1PersonReceives the card.-


Issuing authority or Registration officer

In PRIME Explorer: browses for the person and selects Activate card.

In PRIME Self-Service: Self-service user selects Activate card.



Changes card state to Active.

Before the card being activated, the person signs on a signature pad, to confirm fetching the card.

4PRIMESends activation mail to the person including PIN and PUK.A PIN information letter is printed and handed to the person.



Exports the card data to the PACS.

Technical references

OptionPhysical IDDigital ID
Activate employee cardCCProcActivateEmployeeCard

PcmProcActivateEmployeeCard (see image)

Activate contractor cardCCProcActivateContractorCardPcmProcActivateContractorCard
Activate visitor cardCCProcActivateVisitorCard