Technological features of the Lithuanian Temporary Passport

TEMPORARY PASSPORT DESIGN

The Temporary passport’s (hereinafter – the passport) dimensions match the requirements of ISO/IEC 7810:2003 standard for ID-3 documents.

The passport matches the requirements for passports specified in Doc9303 of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

The passport contains 32 numbered pages.

The 2nd page of the passport contains a sticker with the data stated in parts 1, 2, 3, 4 of article 5 of the Law on identity card and passport of the Republic of Lithuania, and with transparent cold-applied laminate with kinematic effect.

COVER

The cover of the passport is made of leather-like material.
The passport is of blue colour.
The front cover bears the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania, the Lithuanian text “EUROPOS SĄJUNGA”, “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA” and the name of the respective passport “LAIKINAS PASAS“, all embossed in gold.

COVER ENDPAPERS

Viršelio vidinės pusės

Intaglio
Ornaments are intaglio printed.

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

Passport number
Passport number of eight digits increasing in size, letter-pressed in black, fluoresce green under UV light.

STICKER (DATA PAGE)

Įklija (Duomenų lapas)

Legenda atspausdinta ofsetu.

Data parinted with a inkjet printer.

Rainbow printing
Security grids of three colours, two of them in rainbow print.

Intaglio
Ornaments are intaglio printed.

Special line layout
Guilloche stripes are formed by double lines of different thickness.

Microtext
Repeating micro lettering: positive "LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA", negative – "LTU".

Ultraviolet inks
Invisible design elements fluoresce under UV light.

INSIDE PAGES

Page background – famous places of Lithuania (different on every page).

Paper
Invisible fibres fluoresce yellow, green and red under UV light.

Rainbow printing
Security grids of three colours, two of them in rainbow print. One of the colours fluoresces under UV light.

Watermark
Fixed multi-shade watermark of the Vytis.

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

Special line layout
Guilloche stripes are formed by double lines of different thickness.

Stitching thread
Passport is lock-stitched. The three-coloured (green, red, yellow) stitching thread fluoresces green under UV light.

See-through register
See-through register and micro lettering "LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA".

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

Marked edge
International code of Lithuania "LTU", symbol of Gediminians.

Ultraviolet ink
One part of invisible design element fluoresces green under UV light, the other fluoresces yellow and orange.

Last updated: 27-07-2022