Technological features of the Lithuanian Passport 2006

DATA PAGE

Data page

The polycarbonate data page. The legend is pre-printed.

Laser engraving
The bearer's image, signature and personal data are laser engraved.

Rainbow printing
Security grids printed in rainbow. One of the colours fluoresces under UV light.

Kinegramm
A transparent diffractive optical device with kinematical effect (the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania, words “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA” and stars) partially covering the picture.

Special line arrangement
The guilloche stripes are formed by using double lines differing in thickness.

Micro Lettering
The repeating micro lettering: positive – “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA“, negative – “LTU”.

Optically variable inks
An optically variable image (OVI) changes colour when viewed at different angles.

Ultraviolet inks
The invisible contour of Lithuania with the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania incorporated fluoresces under UV light.

Lamination
The laminate with embossing is layered onto the page.

FIRST PAGE

Passport holders’ surname, given name and photo are printed on the first inside page of Passport of the Republic of Lithuania issued since 1 November, 2005.

First page First page under UV

The holders’ surname, given name and photo printed with inkjet printer.

Ultraviolet inks
The holders’ photo, surname, given name printed with inkjet printer fluoresce under UV light.

Kinegram

Laminate
The laminate – a transparent diffractive optical device with kinematic effect (map and the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania, words “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA”, “LTU” and stars), covers the first inside page.

INSIDE PAGES

Paper
Visible small red fibers fluoresce under UV light and invisible fibers fluoresce green and red under UV light.

Rainbow printing
All pages are covered by security grids printed in rainbow. One of the colours fluoresce under UV light.

Watermark
Positioned multi-shade watermark of the “Vytis”. Watermarked page numbers.

Passport number
Laser perforated passport number with conical holes through all inside pages and the back cover.

Coat of Arms
The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania is surrounded by the Coat of Arms of the towns which are different on every page).

Special line arrangement
The guilloche stripes are formed with the help of double lines differing in thickness.

Binding thread
The three-coloured binding thread fluoresce red and yellow under UV.

Micro Lettering
The repeating micro lettering: positive – “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA”, negative – “LTU”.

Security thread
The security thread contains reversed and unturned micro lettering: "LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA", and fluoresce red, green and yellow under UV.

Ultraviolet inks
The invisible "Wind rose", the Coat of Arms of the Lithuanian towns, circles and page number fluoresce red under UV light.

Last updated: 16-05-2017