eVehicle Registration Card

Since January 2011, vehicle registration certificates have also been provided in the handy format of a check card. Thus, the eVehicle Registration Card is not only a convenient alternative for the usual paper-VRC, but also stands out for its security features and high protection against forgery. Austria is one of the pioneers in this field within the EU. Of course, ... Read More

Driver’s Licence

Since March 1, 2006, Austrian driver’s licences have been issued in the handy format of a check-card. Furthermore, the new driver’s licence fulfills the guidelines of the European Union. Specialized Austrian security features such as the security colour effects, the surface texture with microprint and the tilting picture are secure against forgery. The blank driver’s licences are personalised by laser ... Read More

Identity Card

Identity is unique and personal. More and more governments demand stronger identification of citizens. National ID cards therefore are not merely used as travel documents but also as a digital identity credentials. With its in-depth expertise in manufacturing, personalization and the installation of complete systems for ePassport data collection management OeSD is the partner of choice for governmental ID projects. ... Read More

High Security Products

Security PaperSecurity paper must offer protection against counterfeiting and remain stable even under extreme loads. Watermark and security thread are already in the paper and are the most common security features. On the surface embossing and holograms can be applied.UV light random fibresThe synthetic fibers are coloured, which can occur in daylight both visible and invisible, and also react intensely ... Read More


Today’s state-of-the-art passports are high-security passports with integrated chip technology – so called ePassports (sometimes also known as biometric passports). Made by OeSD, they comply with all requirements and security standards of the European Union and the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), a U.N. sub-organization. OeSD ePassports can incorporate biometric content such as facial image and fingerprint data. The information ... Read More

ID Documents

More and more governments are now modernising their national identification programmes in an effort to strengthen national security, to combat identity theft and fraud, to control immigration efficiently, to deliver public services more conveniently, and to protect citizens from organized crime and terrorism.


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OeSD has been researching, developing and producing security and ID documents since 1804. Building on this unique experience OeSD today mostly offers products in the context of holistic ID management solutions. ID Documents ePassport Identity Card Driver’s Licence eVehicle Registration Card Visas/Resident Permits Identity Management Personalisation Public Administration Cyber Security High Security Products Gift Certificates Stamps Further High Security Products