Technological features of the Travel document of a stateless person 2019

DOCUMENT DESIGN

The design, format and languages used follow the provisions laid down in the Resolution of the representatives of the Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council concerning the introduction of a passport of uniform pattern (resolutions of 23 June 1981, 23 June 1982, 14 July 1986, 10 July 1995, 8 June 2004).

The main distinctive feature of the Travel document – the brown colour of its cover. Visa pages of the passport depict national and ethnic heritage of Lithuania.

The Travel document contains 32 numbered pages plus a polycarbonate datapage with laser engraved personal data, face image and signature.

The Travel document incorporate a number of modern security features against counterfeit, forgery, and measures to speed up the process of verification.

COVER

The cover of document is made of leather-like material.
Passport is brown color.
The front cover bears the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania, the Lithuanian text “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA”, “REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA”, “RESPUBLIQUE DE LITUANIE” and the name of the respective document “KELIONĖS DOKUMENTAS (1954 m. rugsėjo 28 d. konvencija)“, “TRAVEL DOCUMENT (Convention of 28 September 1954)”, “TITRE DE VOYAGE (Convention du 28 septembre 1954)”, e-passport symbol, all embossed in gold.

FRONT COVER INSIDE PAGE

Intaglio
Ornaments are intaglio printed.

Latent image
Letters „LTU“ are seen when tilting passport at a certain angle.

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.

Micro Lettering
Micro Lettering “LIETUVOS” and “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA”.

DATA PAGE

Data page

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

Laser engraving
The holder’s face image, signature and personal data are all laser engraved.

Transparent Box
The passport holder's photo is engraved in the transparent box

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

The chip
Biometric passports of the Republic of Lithuania contain a contactless chip that stores passport holder‘s personal data, his/her face image and fingerprint.

Kinegram
A transparent diffractive optical element with kinematic effect (the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania, words “LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKA“, “LTU“) partially covering the photo.

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

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

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

MLI
Secondary image of passport holder in multi layer image (MLI) changes into birth date when tilted.

Ultraviolet inks
Invisible design elements fluoresce under UV light.

Page surface
The surface of a data page has a transparent positive/negative embossing.

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: 19-11-2020