Laissez-passer Travel Document (Diplomatic ePassport)

European Union

X Infotech, in the collaboration with Austrian State Printing House (OeSD) and Vision-Box delivered an end-to-end solution for the state-of-the-art EU laissez-passer travel documents. Laissez-passer will bring a new level of security and reliability and will be used by the travel document holders around the world.

Client Profile

European Commission


Turnkey solution for the issuance of electronic chip based travel documents comprising of  ICAO Data Preparation, Personalization, Production Management at multiple sites, entire life-cycle management system and the development of a Public Key Infrastructure.


  • Launch a system allowing  the secure and distributed issuance of new EU laissez-passer travel documents.


  • The newly implemented laissez-passer delivers a new level of security for diplomats and their dependents.
  • Public key infrastructure enables digital signing of sensitive biometric data for cardholders in compliance with ICAO recommendations.
  • European Commission plans to issue 45 000 laissez-passer travel documents.