Policy Papers

Smart Card Durability

01 July 2008

To be successful, a Government eID smartcard program faces many trade-offs. The right combination of components for the complete use chain must be carefully selected and qualified to ensure that the card will meet the extended life requirements of Government eID cards and does not have to be reissued before its expected life time. This White Paper by Eurosmart aims at providing an objective approach on topics to be addressed when selecting a suitable platform for a government eID program.

White Paper on Smart Card Durability