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Scope

The current area of work for JTC 1/SC 17 consists of:

  • Identification and related documents
  • Cards, and
  • Devices associated with their use in inter-industry applications and international interchange

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110

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17

41

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17

33

Participating countries

19

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/CAG 1 Chairman advisory group Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/SG 1 Mobile devices and related technologies for identification Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/SWG 1 Registration Management Group (RMG) Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 1 Physical characteristics and test methods for ID-cards Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 3 Identification cards - Machine readable travel documents Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 4 Integrated circuit card with contacts Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 5 Identification cards — Identification of issuers Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 8 Integrated circuit cards without contacts Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 10 Motor vehicle driver licence and related documents Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 11 Application of biometrics to cards and personal identification Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 20/SC 16 Unmanned aircraft systems ISO
ISO/TC 68 Financial services ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 4 Securities and related financial instruments ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 7 Core banking ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 68 Financial services ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 7 Core banking ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
AMEX American Express A
CCETT Common Study Center of Telediffusion and Telecommunication A
Ecma International Ecma International A
Global Platform - Global Platform Inc. Global Platform Inc. A
IATA International Air Transport Association A
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization A
ICMA International Card Manufacturers Association A
ILO International Labour Organization A
MasterCard MasterCard International A
MasterCard - Europe MasterCard Europe sprl A
VISA Visa International A
VISA EUROPE Visa Europe Services INC A
EUDCA European Data Centre Association C
JAVA CARD FORUM The Java Card Forum C
NFC Forum Near Field Communication Forum C
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe C

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 - Secretariat

BSI United Kingdom
British Standards Institution
389 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 4AL
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 208 996 90 00
Fax: +44 208 996 74 00

Secretariat direct:
Ms Jean Stride
Tel: +44 208 996 74 31
Fax: +44 208 996 74 48