The Imprimerie Nationale manages all electronic and biometric passports processes - development, production and personalization - at its highly secure production plant (PS1 level). The Douai site is listed as an Operator of Vital Importance (OVI).
The passports developed by our experts meet specific governmental requirements. The different layers of security are designed end developed by our dedicated team of experts. The paper, printed at our production plant, incorporates the best security features: watermark, guilloches, invisible UV iridescence, holograms, micro letters, variable optic ink, ghost image, lenticular image.
The Imprimerie Nationale oversees the production process, integrates the latest security technologies, executes the forwarding and the gathering of secure documents.
The Imprimerie Nationale’s OVI site (Operator of Vital Importance) is a highly secure production plant. The site’s unequalled data protection complies with CNIL (National commission for IT and identity) requirements. It can hence personalize and encrypt secure documents and insert biometric elements.
With over 12,5 million electronic and biometric passport produced at our highly secure production plant since 2006, and short and guaranteed lead times (within two days of the request), the Imprimerie Nationale has become the State’s technology integrator and a service operator.
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Each page of The Imprimerie Nationale website has is own Flashcode
From the App Store or Android Market, download then install a flashcode reader such as Mobileflashcode or Flashcode for exemple.
Run your application then scan the Flashcode picture with it.
An URL will display.