Passport Card is a unique bio-metric multipurpose electronic card introduced by Maldives Immigration. Passport Card will be the broadest platform for multiple service inclusion in Maldives. It can be used for multiple purposes allowing it to be used in a wide range of purposes and services. Primarily Passport Card is an identity travel document complying with the ICAO data standards. Additionally, Passport Card is equipped with MasterCard services complying with the EMV standards for financial transactions. In addition to this Passport Card can be used for insurance purposes of Allied Insurance. The flexibility of the Passport Card allows additional services such as Drivers’ License and other e-services like e-Transport to be incorporated to Passport Card.
Passport Card is produced with exceptional level of technology and with the highest levels of security, quality, durability and reliability. Passport Card is designed for durability and long service life with both quality and sophisticated physical and electronic security features. It is produced from polycarbonate materials and meets the highest requirements for security and quality standards. Passport Card can withstand high-level of stress, ranging from attempts at physical alteration, to years of inconsiderate handling in a variety of environments and weather conditions. Passport Card is also equipped with an electronic chip module for the storage of the personal and biometric data of the card holder as well as keys, certificates and other data for the use of the various e-services and applications.
FUNCTIONS OF PASSPORT CARD
Maldives Immigration Passport Card is a wallet-sized travel document, issued to the citizens of Maldives only. The holder of this Passport Card should be able to process through the e-gate services and used as a secondary identification globally. This card should have the stored information of passport holder.
BANK CARD / MASTER CARD
The card will cater the services provided by the Bank of Maldives as a Master Card. Which in turn should include, matching requirement of design and processes approved by Maldives Immigration.
INSURANCE CARD (ALLIED INSURANCE)
The card will be designed in a way to securely connect and deliver all services through a convenient method proposed by Maldives Immigration in collaboration with our partner for insurance.