A new electronic permit for French drivers


​​​​​​​​[ French version]

The new electronic driving license is replacing the traditional paper document from September 16. The new eLicense will help combat fraud while maintaining robust protection of personal information. An estimated 5 to 10% counterfeit driving licenses are believed to be in circulation in France.

A new electronic permit for French drivers
(Photo: copyright Imprimerie Nationale)

The Gemalto Sealys eDriving l​​icense, ISO 18013 and compliant with the EU directive, securely stores the personal details printed on the permit, allowing the police to quickly andefficiently authenticate the identity of the holder.

Imprimerie Nationale who designed the system, and produces the cards, also selected Gemalto’s Coesys Issuance solution to personalize the new eDocument in-house.

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