ISO/IEC is a short form endorsement of specific parts of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Doc Part 1. ISO/IEC was prepared by the International Civil Aviation Organization (as ICAO Doc , Part 1, sixth edition. ) and was adopted, under a special. STANDARD. ISO/IEC. Fifth edition. Identification cards — Machine readable travel documents —. Part 1: Machine readable passport.

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There is room for optional, often country-dependent, supplementary information. Machine Readable Travel Documents, Part 3: Mauritania Saint Helena 1. Passport booklets have an identity page containing the identity data. Most travel passports worldwide are MRPs.

Both have a small part of their territories in the European part of the Caucasus. Swedish travel agents usually book people using the first and daily name if the first one is not their main name, despite advice to use only the first name. Argentina Brazil Paraguay Uruguay.

The check digit calculation method is also the same for all formats. 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.

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Many countries began to issue machine-readable travel documents in the s. They have a layout of the MRZ with two rows of 36 characters each, similar to the TD3 format, but with 31 characters for the name, 7 for the personal number and one less check digit.

This makes it easier to transliterate the name back to Cyrillic. Some official travel documents are in the larger TD2 size, For airline tickets, visas and more, the advice is to only use the first name written in the passport.


Yet some official travel documents are in the booklet format with a TD3 identity page. Given names are separated by single filler characters. Notes 1 A Includes Crown dependenciesBritish Overseas Territoriesand former British plantations, crown colonies, colonies, protectorates, protected states, mandates, trust territories and other British possessions. This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat All values are added together and the remainder of the final value divided by 10 is the check digit.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. International Civil Aviation Organization. In that case, the last position must contain an alphabetic character to indicate possible truncation, and if there is a given name, the two fillers and at least one character of it must be included.

United States Passport Cardsas ofuse this field for the application number that produced the card. Apostrophes and similar punctuation marks have to be omitted, but hyphens and spaces should be replaced by an opening angle bracket. Russian visas and Russian internal passports since have a different transliteration into the machine-readable zone. Egypt has a small part of its territory in Western Asia called Sinai Peninsula. Bolivia Colombia Ecuador Peru.

Machine-readable passport

Surname, followed by two filler characters, followed by given names. ChineseJapanese and Korean names might pose a challenge too, since the family name is normally written first. Io nationality codes shall contain the ISO alpha-3 code with modifications for all formats, as described in the passport booklets chapter.

There are also tables for the transliteration of names written using Cyrillic and Arabic scripts, mainly based on transliteration rules into English. The data of the machine-readable zone in isl TD1 size card consists of three rows of 30 characters each. Even though they may be useful to distinguish names, the use of diacritical marks in the MRZ could confuse machine-reading equipment.

If the names are too long, names are abbreviated to their most significant parts. International organizations Defunct passports Passport types. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Check digit over digits 6—30 upper line1—7, 9—15, 19—29 middle line [2]. The following information must be provided in the zone: Issuing country or organization ISO alpha-3 code with modifications.

Some values that are different from ISO alpha-3 are used for the issuing country and nationality field: The value of each position is then multiplied by its weight; the weight of the first position is 7, of the second it is 3, and of the third it is 1, and after that the weights repeat 7, 3, 1, and so on. Smaller documents such as identity and passport cards are usually in the TD1 size, which is A machine-readable passport MRP is a machine-readable travel document MRTD with 75011-1 data on the identity page encoded in optical character recognition format.

This is in order to allow use of a single machine reader. They come in two different formats:. El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua. Usually passport booklets are issued in “Type 3” format, while identity cards and passport cards typically use the “Type 1” format.

It is common, for example in Scandinavia, that the second or even third name is the one defined for daily usage. The data of the machine-readable zone consists of two rows of 44 characters each. Retrieved from ” https: For people using a variant of their first name in daily speech, for example the former US president Bill Clinton whose full name is William Jefferson Clinton, the advice is to spell their name as in the passport.