Technological features of the eID card 2021

Rainbow printing
Both sides of ID card are covered with security grids printed in rainbow.

Special line arrangement
Security grids of three colours.

Data, face image and signature
Data, face image and signature are laser engraved.

Micro lettering
Repeating micro lettering “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA” forms an independent line at the top of the card.

Kinegram
A diffractive optical element with kinematic effect.

Ultraviolet inks
Invisible design element and text “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA” fluoresce under UV light.

Optically variable inks
Elements in optically variable inks (OVI) change colour when viewed at different angles.

Card surface
Surface of a card has a transparent positive and negative embossing.

Dual interface electronic chip
Biometric data stored on an electronic chip: facial image and fingerprints. The face image is recorded in JPEG2000 format and corresponds to the engraved face image. Information about the national certification body (CSCA) certificate is published on the website at: www.csca.lt. Certificates for the certification of fingerprint scanners shall be issued on the basis of bilateral agreements.
Certificates of personal identification in the electronic space and qualified electronic signatures are also stored in the electronic medium.

Multi layer image (MLI)
Secondary image of card holder in multi layer image (MLI) changes into country code “LTU” when tilted.

Barcode
A barcode is engraved into a card.

Identity Card number
Card number of eight digits.

Details VDTAT the Ministry of Finance website

Last updated: 21-09-2021