Government: Solve complex identity issues.

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Government ID Cards & Passports

Datacard solves complex identity issues for governments worldwide. Government agencies trust Datacard to provide secure identification solutions for over 325 ID programs in more than 95 countries including national IDs, travel documents, driver’s licenses, healthcare ID’s, smart IDs and e-government applications. Here is why:

  • Maximum efficiency. Datacard offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that that optimize efficiencies addresses for enrollment, personalization, issuance anddelivery and post-issuance management. We help governments establish secure identification programs that optimize efficiency.
  • Superior security. As a central figure in highly secure government programs, Datacard has developed a thorough understanding of industry best practices, standards and regulations. Our innovative technologies deliver increased security from enrollment through post-issuance.
  • Smooth deployment. Easy to implement in the most demanding environments, Datacard solutions help ensure smooth integration and fast installation. Modular software and hardware designs easily accommodate evolving requirements, new technologies and other changes.
  • Extensive global experience. Every day, Datacard solutions are used to personalize and deliver 10 million cards, five million smart cards and 35,000 passports worldwide. We support government agencies and integrators with a world-class service network that spans 120 countries.

Malaysia Issues First Multi-Application Government Smart Card

Malaysia is issuing the world’s first government multiapplication smart cards; Government Multipurpose Card (GMPC). The project is one of seven flagship applications launched by the Malaysian Government. The long-term objectives of developing such applications supports Malaysia’s goal to transform and establish processes using the latest cutting-edge technologies to support the current technological infrastructure and social system.


Providing Instantly Issued Transportation Cards for Dubai’s Roads and Transportation Authority (RTA)

ABBA Electronics, a valued Entrust Datacard partner was challenged with providing Dubai’s Roads and Transportation Authority (RTA) with a solution that would instantly issue personalized transportation payment cards at 10 metro stations. By utilizing the solution, the RTA can better serve its citizens and generate additional revenue.


Datacard Group Helps Slovakia Enhance Security of Government IDs

The Slovakian Ministry of Interior wanted to use an integrated platform to issue five various types of government-issued cards. Their objective was to increase the security and efficiency of multiple card programs. The new Datacard solution, which was deployed in late 2011, allows for fast, secure issuance of e-national IDs (eNIDs), driver’s licenses, border crossing cards, vehicle registration cards and resident permits.


Singapore Launches Card Based Drivers License Program

The government of Singapore required a drivers license program to replace the former paper based license with an automated plastic card issuance process.


Ontario DL Success Story July 20 2008

Ontario DL Success Story July 20 2008


Government Success Story: Mexican Finance Ministry Implements Smart Card Access Control System

The Datacard systems were successfully integrated with other hardware components to provide a complete access control solution.


Creating Greater Security by Providing Unique Security Features

A state-wide correctional facility needed to replace aging secure ID card printers that were costly and breaking down. The Department of Corrections needed a solution that would produce ID cards that included a unique, highly-secure element, which made them easy to identify and hard to counterfeit. Entrust Datacard introduced the DOC to custom tactile impression and hologram, which could be applied during the card printing process on the Datacard® CD800™ printer.


Imprimerie Nationale Selects Datacard Group for Inline Passport Solution

The Imprimerie Nationale is the official supplier and printer to the French Government, providing innovative and secure solutions. They wanted to streamline operations on a highly automated solution while continuing to enhance security for their biometric e-passports; they selected Datacard Group’s passport solution to achieve these goals.


Datacard® Solutions Modernize Albanian National Id and Passport Issuance

In order to modernize Albania’s existing paper-based system, the new national ID solution needed to integrate the latest identification technologies for application development, systems and network design, database design and optimization, biometrics and encryption.


Providing Unique, High Visible Security

When it comes to security, the stakes are extremely high for airports around the world. Airport personnel need to be easily identified and access to sensitive areas needs to be strictly controlled. Any breach in staff or secure areas could lead to catastrophic consequences.


High Security Identification Documents

In this article, a new framework is delivered for considering and evaluating key trade-offs in selecting and designing a secure identification program. This framework articulates a step-by-step process for determining the right mix of Quality, Security, Durability and Cost (QSDC) to manage that risk.


Taking a Holistic Approach – Best Practices for Over-the-Counter Government ID Card Programs (Spanish)

Government organizations are regularly challenged to optimize their secure ID programs to ensure that they continuously combat daily threats — from protecting identities and proprietary information, to ensuring that the card they produce is a high-quality document that will be consistent in appearance and closely match all other documents issued in the same ID program.


Taking a Holistic Approach – Best Practices for Over-the-Counter Government ID Card Programs

Government organizations are regularly challenged to optimize their secure ID programs to ensure that they continuously combat daily threats — from protecting identities and proprietary information, to ensuring that the card they produce is a high-quality document that will be consistent in appearance and closely match all other documents issued in the same ID program.


Design Principles and Guidelines for Secure DL/ID Cards

This Secure Card Design Principles (SCDP) white paper is intended to lay out a set of principles, guidelines, and practices that can maximize the probability of developing and maintaining a Driver’s License/ID that will be resistant to compromise. Where the card design standard (CDS) provides the “building blocks” for designing a secure Driver’s License/ID card, this SCDP further describes a process for how to use those “blocks.”


Using QSDC To Optimize the Laser Engraving of ID Documents

Laser marking of ID documents is increasingly becoming the new standard for personalization and security, with a recent and sharp rise in implementation across many types of ID documents around the globe. To gain insight on this rapid growth, laser-marking technology will be examined using the QSDC best practice methodology. This examination will also shed light on the importance of following best practices and the value of working with an experienced technology provider.


Designing an ID Document for Enhanced Security

This paper is intended as a reference for government officials considering how best to issue secure IDs. Because there are trade-offs with each model and different requirements for each issuing agency, there is no “best” method.



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