ISO/IEC NP 7811-1

Identification cards - Recording technique - Part 1: Embossing

General information

20.60 Close of comment period   Jun 1, 1999


CEN/TC 224 Personal identification and related personal devices with secure element, systems, operations and privacy in a multi sectorial environment

European Norm


This International Standard is one of a series of standards describing the characteristics for identification cards as defined in the definitions clause and the use of such cards for international interchange. This International Standard specifies requirements for embossed characters on identification cards. The embossed characters are intended for transfer of data either by use of imprinters or by visual or machine reading. It takes into consideration both human and machine aspects and states minimum requirements. It is the purpose of this series of standard to provide criteria to which cards shall perform.

Life cycle


ISO/IEC NP 7811-1
20.60 Close of comment period
Jun 1, 1999


Adopted from ISO/IEC 7811-1:2002 IDENTICAL