The OeSD Group

The Österreichische Staatsdruckerei Holding AG is a holding company and is the sole direct and indirect shareholder of the following subsidiaries. Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH,  OeSD International GmbH and youniqx Identity AG The Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH carries out the business operations of the OeSD Group; The focus of the OeSD International GmbH lies on travel documents, such as ePassports, Machine Readable ... Read More

Security & Quality

In today’s globalized and mobile society the need for citizen’s personal security is continuously increasing. Motivated by this growing need for security, countries and governments have to provide the means to fight terrorism and identity theft at both levels – at borders and within their territory as well. OeSD’s two competence centres – eGovernment Solutions & High Security Solutions – ... Read More

The OeSD

200 years of experience and the clout of an efficiently managed company have made OeSD the reliable partner needed by every country to produce high security ID documents. OeSD develops and implements those security standards in dealing with personalized documents which guarantee certainty in establishing identity and document authenticity beyond any doubt. Intensive research and the further improvement of existing ... Read More

OeSD Data Security Advisory Board

You will find further information on OeSD’s Data Security Advisory Board soon. Press release BM.I Establishment of the OeSD Data Security Advisory Board Download PDFMembers of the OeSD Data Security Advisory BoardVorsitzender Senatspräsident i.R. Hon.-Prof. Dr. Elmar Puck, Rechtsschutzbeauftragter des BM für Justiz Vorsitzender-Stellvertreter Dr. Heinz Zimper Bezirkshauptmann Baden i.R. Dr. Christine Bachofner Magistrat Wien Mag. Wolfgang Ebner Abteilungsleiter BMF MR Mag. Walter Grosinger Gruppenleiter ... Read More

Cyber Security

The most recently established business segment by the OeSD deals with advisory services in the context of cyber security. A modern society is becoming increasingly dependent on information and communications technology in many aspects, whether it is for government services, businesses (utilities, media, telecommunications, entertainment etc.) and for each individual (social networks). This dependence on information and communications technology makes ... Read More

Public Administration

As a result of the constant efforts by governments to modernize the relationship between citizens and public sector authorities more and more administration processes are being integrated into an eGovernment structure. Increasing efficiency, lowering costs and reducing bureaucracy are the common goals of eGovernment initiatives. eID documents and PKI (public key infrastructure) play a vital role therein as governments’ interest ... Read More


OeSD has proven competences and experience in developing, deploying and implementing document personalization services for the issuance of ePassports, eID cards, eResidence Permits, eVisas, driver’s licences and electronic vehicle registration certificates in smart card format. OeSD is a trusted partner and advisor of governments on four continents. OeSD is prepared to individually adapt its personalization approach to its clients’ eGovernment ... Read More

Identity Management

Identity management has become an increasingly essential part of the governments’ business. The challenge of national security, immigration control, efficient boarding and disembarkation procedures and all kinds of state administration from entitlements via tax declarations to vehicle registration certificates all call for secure, robust, convenient and cost-effective identity management solutions. OeSD is responding to these challenges with services & solutions ... Read More

Environmental policy

OeSD has committed itself to continuously improving the environmental situation in the company and factors in environmentally friendly, progressive technologies for the sustainable handling of energy and water resources, materials and consumables from planning to production and despatch. Taking into account the financial framework conditions and the technological options, measures are taken to protect the environment from avoidable adverse effects. ... Read More

Quality-Management by OeSD

The Quality and Security Management of OeSD “Excellent organisations continuously achieve outstanding performances which either fulfil or exceed the expectations of all their interest groups.” Secure identity for the last 200 years and in the digital future is the mission of the Austrian State Printing Office (OeSD). We have been constantly working at keeping identities secure and implementing the many ... Read More