INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION. Doc Machine Readable Travel Documents. Part 1: Introduction. Seventh Edition. The Seventh Edition of Doc represents a restructuring of the ICAO specifications for Machine Readable Travel. Documents. Without. Machine Readable Travel Documents (Doc ) – Part 11 – ENGLISH – Printed.

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Issuing country or organization ISO alpha-3 code with modifications. The new Strategy provides significant enhancement for the future in both aviation security and facilitation by bringing together the elements of holistic identification management into an integrated result-oriented framework.

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There is room for optional, often country-dependent, supplementary information. It is common, for example in Scandinavia, that the second or even third name is the one defined for daily usage.

ChineseJapanese and Korean names might pose a challenge too, since the family name is normally written first. The check digit calculation is as follows: Please enable scripts and reload this page.

Kazakhstan has a small part of its territories located west of the Urals in Eastern Europe. Passport booklets have an identity page containing the identity data.

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The check digit calculation method is also the same for all formats. You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server. This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat Even though they may be useful to distinguish names, the use of diacritical marks in the MRZ could confuse kcao equipment.


When the elements of identification management are optimally achieved, States will be in a position to identify individuals by their travel document with the highest possible degree of certainty, security and efficiency. Egypt has a small part of its territory in Western Asia called Sinai Peninsula.

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Some official travel documents are in the larger TD2 size, Both have a small part of their territories in the European part of the Caucasus.

In addition to ISO alpha-3 code with modifications used for issuing country in passports, also the following organization is accepted:.

Skip to main content. Usually passport booklets are issued in “Type 3” format, while eoc cards and passport cards typically use the “Type 1” 903. The machine-readable zone of a Type 3 travel document iaco two lines, and each line is 44 characters long.

Biometric identity cards are indicated in italics. Machine-readable passports enable faster processing of arriving passengers by immigration officials, and greater accuracy than manually read passports, as well as faster data entry and data matching against immigration databases and watchlists.


This is in order to allow use of a single machine reader. International organizations Defunct passports Passport types.

Machine-readable passport

Egypt 8 Ghana Mozambique South Africa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Section 6 of the part 3 document specifies transliteration of letters outside the A—Z range.

These important benefits extend the contribution of ICAO travel document related activities beyond ensuring border integrity at international airports. Turn off more accessible mode. The dimensions of the effective reading zone ERZ is standardized at People having names using the listed letters sometimes have trouble with ignorant officials; for example, the document is thought to be a forgery or with airline tickets not having the same spelling as the passport. For airline tickets, visas and more, the advice is to only use the first name written in the passport.

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In that case, the last position must contain an alphabetic character to indicate possible ciao, and if there is a given name, the two fillers and at least one character of it must be included. Most travel passports worldwide are MRPs. Bolivia Colombia Ecuador Peru.