International Standard
ISO/IEC 18013-2:2020
Personal identification — ISO-compliant driving licence — Part 2: Machine-readable technologies
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ISO/IEC 18013-2:2020
Edition 2
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ISO/IEC 18013-2:2020
Published (Edition 2, 2020)
This standard has 1 amendment.

ISO/IEC 18013-2:2020

ISO/IEC 18013-2:2020
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The purpose of storing IDL data on machine-readable media on the IDL is to:

— increase productivity (of data and IDL use),

— facilitate electronic data exchange, and

— assist in authenticity and integrity validation.

This document thus specifies the following:

— mandatory and optional machine-readable data;

— the logical data structure;

— encoding rules for the machine-readable technologies currently supported.

To prevent unauthorised access to the data contained on a contactless IC (e.g. by eavesdropping), the privacy of the licence holder is protected via basic access protection requiring a human-readable and/or machine-readable key/password on the IDL to access the data on the PIC (via protected-channel communication). The implementation details of this function are defined in ISO/IEC 18013-3.

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  •  : Published
     : 2020-06
    : International Standard published [60.60]
  •  : 2
     : 66
  • ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17
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Amendments are issued when it is found that new material may need to be added to an existing standardization document. They may also include editorial or technical corrections to be applied to the existing document.

Amendment 1

DG11 length for compact encoding

Edition 2023

ISO/IEC 18013-2:2020/Amd 1:2023
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