A turnkey ePassport solution for Estonia
Gemalto is supplying the Police and Boarder Guard Board of Estonian Republic with its complete ePassport solution for the Estonian electronic passport.
Under the terms of the contract, Gemalto provides the Estonian authorities with a turnkey solution, from manufacturing and binding of passport booklets to the implementation of the personalization system in the premises of the Citizenship and Migration Board, part of the Interior Ministry.
Gemalto is manufacturing the travel documents based on its Sealys ePassport, including a powerful microprocessor for biometric identification. First deliveries started in early 2007.
Gemalto is also providing the Estonian authorities with Coesys Issuance solution, configured for central issuance in the premises of the Citizenship and Migration Board and for color photo printing by inkjet technique.
Furthermore, Gemalto provides its Coesys Enrolment solution including software and equipment for capturing and digitizing the data, picture and signature.