HID® ID Cards

eID Cards for secure government to citizen applications
  • Polycarbonate ID Card

HID Global has pioneered modern polycarbonate card manufacturing techniques and is a certified security printer. We combine card design expertise, proven manufacturing excellence and innovative technologies to offer advanced secure cards that are relied upon all over the world in national ID, resident permit, and driver's licenses programs.

Offering a wide selection of security features, from classic sets such as DOVID, color shifting inks, and advanced security printing to innovative features for polycarbonate documents, we adjust the selection to meet customer requirements.

Key Features

  • Range of materials -- polycarbonate, polyester, PVC or composite
  • Contactless, dual interface, contact chips and chipless configurations
  • HID CPF Crack Prevention Features for polycarbonate cards
  • Classic set of security features such as MLI/CLI lenses, tactile features and holograms
  • Advanced security features in windows
  • Compliance to industry standards
    • ISO/IEC 7816 • ISO/IEC 10373 • ISO/IEC 14443
    • ISO/IEC 24789 • ISO/IEC 18013 • ICAO DOC 9303

Our electronic ID cards are a perfect match to the SOMA™ Chip Operating Systems family.

OSM and OSM Multitech Card
Engineered to meet sophisticated requirements for layered security, the OSM card is used in major identity card programs to provide unparalleled levels of physical and visual security. Also available is the multitech OSM card, combining HID Global’s Ultra-Thin PC ePre-laminate, advanced DBond™ and OSM technologies to create a new, highly secure, highly durable card for the most secure Government-to-citizen card programs. Examples include the United States Permanent Resident card and the Ireland Passport card respectively.

OSM visual security features include:
Ultra-high resolution security patterns and images. These can be forensic and/or visible to the naked eye, providing a high level of confidence in visual authentication.
An unalterable, optically variable, laser “etched” personalized image of the cardholder.

  • Polycarbonate ID Card
  • Polycarbonate ID Card