Maria ZachNews

Secure digital identity With its My Identity App (MIA), the Austrian State Printing House has developed a globally unique product for secure identity in the digital world. MIA integrates all ID documents and an eID function in one app. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to carry physical documents. No personal data is stored on the smartphone. After activating MIA, … Read More

OeSD at Trustech 2017

Sebastian ZehetbauerNews

OeSD at international Trustech exhibition Innovations in the areas of secure payment, identification technologies, networks, and secure IDs will be at the centre of the Trustech exhibition in Cannes. Some 13,000 participants from 125 countries and approx. 350 exhibitors are expected –  among them OeSD at booth LER B022. The Austrian State Printing House will present its digital ID app … Read More


Maria ZachNews

The Economic Community of West African States launched a project to upgrade their existing hand written laissez-passer documents to electronic travel documents meeting ICAO standards. The Austrian State Printing House (OeSD) was awarded the contact based on their secure and cohesive end-to-end concept and their appealing design of the documents. Each of the 15 ECOWAS member states is represented in … Read More

OeSD is General Contractor for EU laissez-passer for 9 years

Maria ZachNews

The new laissez-passer issued by the European Union Based on an amended legal background, the laissez-passer issued by the European Union experienced a giant leap from a hand written document to an electronically enabled travel document meeting the latest security standards. At the end of May 2015 the contract was signed with Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH (OeSD) from Austria, who submitted … Read More

Passport SAC Liechtenstein

Maria ZachNews

Implementation of the new safety standard SAC for electronic passports in Liechtenstein.  End of August 2014, the successful change to the new safety standard SAC for electronic passports took place in the Principality of Liechtenstein. SAC (Supplemental Access Control) expands the existing safety standard BAC (Basic Access Control) to PACE v2 (Password Authenticated Connection Establishment). The electronic access to the … Read More

OeSD at European Forum Alpbach

Maria ZachNews

02Wednesday, 28. 08. 2013, 11.00-13.30, Hauptschule Alpbach Alpbach Economic Symposium OeSD invites you to the breakout session 04 Touch the Future – Security and Identity in a Digital World Supported by the Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria and the Austrian State Printing House. In the digital world, people use different identities. Avoiding identity abuse is … Read More

The New Austrian Driver’s Licence – 2013

Maria ZachNews

Since January 21, 2013 the OeSD has been issuing a renewed Austrian Driver’s Licence. The new document is even more forgery-proof thanks to innovative security features. Examples of the new security features of the 2013 driver’s licence: Transparent, optic variable security feature as additional protection against forgery of the photo Laser-engraved tactile print Secondary photo in latent image form Micro lettering

One Child – one passport

Maria ZachNews

By 15 June 2012 all children who wish to travel will have to have their own passport. Make sure that any children travelling with you either have their own passport or ID card or are registered on your passport. More info on (in german)

The New Austrian Electronic Residence Permit

Maria ZachNews

Since 1 July 2011, foreigners in Austria have been issued with the new electronic residence permit in credit-card format. Pursuant to Council Regulations No. 1030/2002 and No. 380/2008, all member states of the European Union are required to introduce the electronic residence permit. The aim is to standardise EU residence permits for third-country nationals, to use biometric data to strengthen … Read More