The certification entities of SCEE are entities that are at the level immediately below Entidade Certificadora Raiz do Estado (StateRootCE), and its main function to provide certification services management: issue, operation, suspension, revocation for your subscribers / members and SubECEstado who are subordinate to him. Its certificate is signed by Entidade Certificadora Raiz do Estado – Entidade de Certificação Electrónica do Estado ECCE (State Common Certification Entity).
Certification Entities under the SCEE are:
Entidade Certificadora Comum do Estado (ECCE) - (State Common Certification Entity)- Pursuant to paragraphs h) m) of paragraph 2 of Article 2 of Decree Nº.16/2012 of 26 January, which approves its Law, - Centro de Gestão da Rede Informática do Governo (CEGER) is competent to exercise the certifying entity functions under the SCEE (Electronics Certification System - Public Key Infrastructure).
The ECCE provides the Government, as a user of Government Information Network (Ring), the organs of sovereignty, as users of the Legislative Procedure, and all entities and organizations of the direct and indirect administration of State, secure electronic identification mechanisms in their transactions.
Entidade Certificadora do Cartão do Cidadão ( ECCC) - (Certification Citizen Card) - Citizen Card is a citizenship document. As physical document, lets citizens identify themselves securely in person. As a technological document, it allows you to identify themselves to computer services and authenticate electronic documents.
In its aggregative dimension, together in one document the key essential to the rapid and effective relationship of citizens with different public services.
Entidade Certificadora do Ministério da Justica (ECM Justiça) - (Eletronic Certifying Entity of Ministry of Justice (ECM Justice) - Pursuant to paragraph u) of paragraph 2 of Article 3 of Decree Nº. 164/2012 of 31 July, the IGFEJ was designated Certification Entity under Ministério da Justica.
Entidade Certificadora do Passaporte Electrónic (ECPEP) – (Certifying Entity of Electronic Passport. The PEP meets the modern standards, technical and artistic, and initiated in Portugal, to a generation of electronic identification documents, meeting the highest safety standards, both in terms of raw materials, paper and inks, or also with respect to graphic processing document security.