The project launch was inaugurated on May 5, 2014 at Zetes personalization site, by a visit from the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs, Didier Reynders.
Gemalto is supplying Belgium with its Sealys ePassport. Gemalto will provide the Belgian Federal Public Service for Foreign Affairs with more than 400,000 ePassports every year and Zetes will serve as the system integrator.
Under a five-year contract, Gemalto will supply the Belgian ePassport program with its Sealys range of ePassport booklets, and its latest ICAO secure embedded software. Zetes is responsible for the personalization and delivery of the ePassports.