Passports and travel documents are critical lines of defense against illegal immigration, crime, terrorism and other international threats. As foreign travel continues to increase, governments worldwide strive to maximize document security without inconveniencing travelers. VisaPort® in conjunction with GovPort® offers Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Interior Ministries and Immigration departments an end-to-end chain-of-trust for identity management and secure management and issuance of travel documents. VisaPort authenticates breeder documents, captures biometrics data and encodes it with a digital signature in full comliance with ICAO standards, enabling governments to establish a trusted source for verifying traveller identity throughout the VisaPort and GovPort framework.
VisaPort captures the applicant's biometrics and securely transfers the information to the adjudication officer who asses the applicant's entitlement. Once approved, the passport data is carefully and securely prepared in compliance with ICAO requirements and transferred as an image to production for full personilization, quality control and inventory management. In conjunction with third party hardware, the passports are printed using the latest state of the art secure printing technologies and delivered to the applicant. Passports are automatically added to the VisaPort and Govport platforms enabling travellers to view and manage their passports. VisaPort also manages all post-issuance processes including data updates, PIN changes, reissuance and replacements as well as automatic border control checking.