ePassport solutions : your epassport migration is now

​​​​​​​​​​​​Electronic Passport components and solutions for government printing works


Gemalto offers a complete end-to-end ePassport solution. From issuance and personalization of highly secure travel documents such as biometric passports to enrolment and strong border control security solutions, Gemalto can offer the whole product or supply any part of the chain. We deliver fully compliant, highly secure, tailor-made solutions in your hand, when you want it, safe, secure and trusted. 

Gemalto also offers a wide range of components and solutions for National Printers  that are issuing machine readable passports, electronic​​ passports​ or the latest generation of biometric passports.
Our core offer is Sealys eTravel, our ICAO compliant secure embedded software, which offers the highest level of performance and interoperability in the market. 

Sealys Premium Inlay and Sealys premium eCover are our ultra-thin and flexible inlays and electronic covers for easy integration in booklet manufacturing process along with the support from our experts and technical consultants for optimal results.For security conscious printers, we offer polycarbonate datapages, for the highest level of security and the use of innovative security features combining optical and visual features. We offer the innovation of secure Color picture in polycarbonate with no compromise on security and durability.
​Sealys ePassport components sustain the real-world stress of stringent day​-to-day use and thus have a long lifetime up to 10 years in the field. This is ensured by rigorous durability requirements surpassing ICAO standards.​

Committed to crafting exceptional passports

ePassport programs 

Gemalto contributes to over 30 national ePassport programs to date. This achievement reflects the continued growth of identity markets and leadership of Sealys eTravel solutions from complete solutions or specific key components. Gemalto's passport references includes in p​​articular Belgium​Côte d'ivoire, Estonia, Denmark, France, Korea, Latvia, Malta, MoldovaMorocco, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden and theUnited States of America.

Comprehensive approach to Passport Security 

At Gemalto, we believe in taking a comprehensive approach to security. We offer extensive experience and support, enabling our customers to meet their expectations for distinctive documents that are as secure as they are attractive. 

Collaboration with customers lies at the heart of our process and we have developed a comprehensive approach of passport security design that we believe can lead to superior results.           

The future of ePassport 

The ICAO is currently working on the Logical Data Structure version 2 or LDS2, the next evolution of the ePassport standards.

LDS2 is still in its early stages as of 2016 and much work has still to be done by the ICAO NTWG Logical Data Structure 2 (LDS2) Sub-Group before it is applied.

More o​n LDS2 

Ready to replace everything with a smart phone?

Smart virtual credentials are an important step that will certainly impact Machine Readable Documents in the future. We believe virtual passports can expand rapidly as a companion form of ID to physical passport.

We explore the ​​early stages of cloud passports in this page​.

 Get a glimse of the future of ePassport


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