Gemalto delivers Sealys eCover to Turkey


Gemalto has announced it is supplying its Sealys eCover for ePassports to Darphane, the Turkish Mint and Stamp Printing House. Gemalto is already the provider for the Turkish personalisation program, having deployed the Coesys Issuance solution for the country's national authorities.

With this new contract, Gemalto says it now provides the Turkish authorities with a complete end-to-end passport service, offering a one-stop implementation plan. For Turkey's 75 million citizens, ePassports are issued for new applications as well as renewals. Currently, more than two million ePassports are issued each year.

According to the multi-year agreement, Gemalto is providing its ICAO Common Criteria certified software, embedded in the passport inlay with secure microprocessor. Gemalto says its Sealys eTravel product embeds the latest ICAO compliant operating system and guarantees seamless integration into Darphane's ePassport processes.

“The Turkish ePassport new secure embedded software is key to delivering the best traveller's experience to citizens,” says Tommi Nordberg, senior vice president of Government Programs for Europe, Central Asia and Turkey at Gemalto. “We will continue to further develop our offers for the Turkish governmental agencies with the best in product and services.”


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Gemalto delivers Sealys eCover to Turkey
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