National IDs

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Improving security, slashing ID fraud and theft and creating a secure infrastructure for new on-line access are high on every government’s agenda, with a call for greater security features and the necessary legislation to implement them.

According to recent figures, ID theft is escalating and the consequential costs to national economies following suit. But as the leading provider of secure, tailor-made ID solutions, Gemalto can help governments improve security and deploy electronic applications to offer better public services and cut administration costs.

National Identity

Gemalto's ID fully-compliant smart card-based solutions increase citizen protection, contribute to better control immigration and offer an effective means of ID checking, using security that is always one step ahead. Gemalto offers a variety of secure ID documents with a range of professional solutions for a complete solution, which can be delivered as individual systems or using a managed service option. 

Gemalto is contributing to 25 national eID programs: in Europe (Belgium, Czech republic, Finland,Sweden, Portugal, Lithuania), in the middle east (Qatar, Oman, UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia) and in other areas.

Residence Permits

Sealys eResidence Permit by Gemalto offers the most complete, versatile electronic European Residence Permit (eERP) solution tailored to customer needs.
Sealys eResidence Permit enables governments to realize significant cost savings and reduce fraud and illegal immigration.
Gemalto has supplied Sealys Residence Permit solutions to numerous countries, including the first generation of chipless products and now the second generation smart card based solutions.

Sealys MultiApp ID

Sealys MultiApp ID is a Global Platform smart card solution for eID, eDriving License, eRegistration Certificate and eHealthcare. It is a Public Key Java Card designed to meet the most advanced security requirements of long-term multi-application programs such as the ones launched by governments and health insurances. Sealys MultiApp ID has been Common Criteria EAL 5+ certified.

Sealys ID Motion

With contributions to more than 80 eGovernment programs to date, Gemalto has played a front-line role in making the new paradigm of secure multi-service electronic ID cards a reality. Drawing on its extensive experience, the company has devised an innovative turnkey solution to federate eID programs across multiple government agencies, bringing together the best of smart card technology, software solutions and multi-service apps.

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