Technological features of the Lithuanian Passport 2003

PASSPORT DESIGN

Lietuvos Respublikos pasas sukurtas naudojant šiuolaikines technologijas, jame įdiegtos priemonės apsaugančios nuo klastojimo ir padirbinėjimo.

 

Passport paper

 

High quality material was used in manufacturing of the new Lithuanian passport. The covers inside pages (endpages) do not contain a watermark. The inside pages are stamped with watermark – the stylized Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania is placed in the center of every inside page.

The paper is secured against manipulation with different chemicals.

COVER

The cover of passport is made of leather-like material. The Passport is green.
On the front cover in gold foil are printed the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania and above and below it – the Lithuanian texts "LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA" and "PASAS" are printed in gold foil.

 

Front and backside cover pages

 

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

Intaglio
The ornament and the rosette are intaglio printed.

Laser view
Letters "LTU" are seen at a certain angle.

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

Passport number
Passport number of eight digits, printed in black, which fluoresce under UV light.

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

Ultraviolet inks
The invisible "Wind rose", oval and surrounding circles fluoresce red under UV light.

Rainbow printing
The invisible "Wind rose", oval and surrounding circles fluoresce red under UV light.

Last updated: 15-05-2017