Algeria taps Gemalto for ePassports

​​ Algeria

Gemalto has been chosen to provide the Algerian governmental agency Hôtel des Monnaies de la Banque d’Algérie with its Sealys eCover for ePassports and embedded eTravel software to support the country’s ePassport program, as well as to increase its production capacity.

The embedded Sealys eTravel software ​​is ICAO Common Criteria certified and achieves industry-leading speeds for both personalization and secure data access. As a result, the Hôtel des Monnaies de la Banque d’Algérie will benefit from improved personalization performance and cost reduction of ePassport issuance. In addition, Gemalto’s Sealys eCovers meet the durability and quality requirements of the Algerian program, thanks to their excellent wear resistance over the lifetime of the ePassport.

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