ISO/IEC 18013 establishes guidelines for the design format and data content of an ISO-compliant driving licence (IDL) with regard to human-readable features (ISO/IEC 18013-1), machine-readable technologies (ISO/IEC 18013‑2), and access control, authentication and integrity validation (ISO/IEC 18013-3). It creates a common basis for international use and mutual recognition of the IDL without impeding individual countries/states to apply their privacy rules and national/community/regional motor vehicle authorities in taking care of their specific needs.

ISO/IEC 18013-3:2009

  • is based on the machine-readable data content specified in ISO/IEC 18013-2;
  • specifies mechanisms and rules available to issuing authorities (IAs) for
    • access control (i.e. limiting access to the machine-readable data recorded on the IDL),
    • document authentication (i.e. confirming that the document was issued by the claimed IA),
    • data integrity validation (i.e. confirming that the data has not been changed since issuing).

ISO/IEC 18013-3:2009 does not address issues related to the subsequent use of data obtained from the IDL, e.g. privacy issues.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2009-03
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 117
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17
    Cards and security devices for personal identification
  • 35.240.15
    Identification cards. Chip cards. Biometrics

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