Policy Papers

The future of European national electronic identity cards

24 October 2018

On the 17th of April, The European Commission tabled a proposal for a regulation to improve the security features of EU citizens’ identity cards and residence cards with the aim at curbing document fraud.

Eurosmart and its members are fully committed in achieving the highest level of trust and security in particular in the fields of physical and digital ID documents. The Following document presents the view of the Digital Security Industry on the future of electronic documents issued by national authorities in Europe. As part of the European Commission proposal on “Strengthening the security of identity cards of Union citizens”, Eurosmart is pleased to address some technical points and to contribute to the debate.

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