Electronic Passport

NSV is fully committed to working with governments to deliver the best industrial cooperation and technology transfer over the life of a national programme.

NSV is ready to develop, manufacture and undertake the final assembly of sophisticated travel documents to meet or exceed the needs of governments.

Our offer to governments includes:

  • globally interoperable passports in accordance with international standards for Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTD’s), set forth by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
  • upgrade of the machine-readable travel documents to a globally interoperable biometric passport
  • multi-layered passport security based on a specific set of features, components, and techniques for design and manufacture
  • solutions for secure personalization
  • solutions for secure and reliable population registration and identity mamgement
  • potential for further development of the identification system.

NSV covers the entire value chain for passports, from secure design right through to the personalization:

  • passport design as part of a multi-layered security approach to guarantee maximum security of personal data and attractiveness
  • security printing of paper pages to meet the highest security and quality standards
  • counterfeit-proof and durable data page made of laser-engravable polycarbonate of 45 μm thickness or less, with a range of security features, integrated into a passport booklet
  • integrated optical security features that comprise a demetallized semitransparent hologram embedded into a data page
  • laser engraving and perforating technique to apply personal information of owner into a data page in a faster and automated manner
  • contactless chip to ensure a globally interoperable biometric passport