Tag Archives: icao

Digital codes of Emirati passports will be upgraded

By | October 23, 2017

ABU DHABI: Digital codes of Emirati passports will be upgraded to further enhance security features of the document, the Ministry of Interior has said on Monday. More digital codes will be added as per the new rules of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the ministry said.  The new codes contain the highest international security standards. A specialised… Read More »

Turkmenistan joins ICAO Public Key Directory

By | June 10, 2017

Representatives of Turkmenistan’s State Migration Service took part in a meeting on presenting electronic certificates of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Public Key Directory (ICAO PKD). The event took place in the city of Montreal, Canada. This event was held under the presidential decree, dated December 26, 2016, “On Accession of Turkmenistan to the Public Key Directory of… Read More »

What is an ePassport

By | February 7, 2017

An ePassport, also known as Electronic Passport, Digital Passport, Biometric Passport, or e-passport is a paper-based passport that embeds a contactless smart card chip and an antenna. The front cover of United Kingdom ePassport The contactless smart card chip is connected to the antenna – made of multiple loops of thin copper wire – that is used for both… Read More »