Thales is an experienced and trusted partner for passport issuance services. In 2016, Thales rolled out a new issuance solution in its Helsinki facility to be ready to start the issuance of the new Finnish ePassports and eID cards by January 1st 2017 and since then 700,000 passports have been issued per year.
Thales is known for a reliable and secure service and the use of the local site ensures an efficient workflow, both in terms of data transfer and document delivery. Thales operates the issuance and afterwards the documents are delivered to the Citizens through a secure delivery network. Security is our state of mind.
Besides Passports and ID cards, Thales is producing eResident permits, Visas, Visa stickers, Driving licenses, eTacho, Civil servant eID, Gun Permits, Boating licenses, boat registrations, document readers, seafarer permissions and health care cards. Interoperability is the key for all our products therefor the international standards and regulations are always strictly followed.
In addition to governmental documents’ manufacturing, Thales also has a long history as a trusted supplier for the banks, mobile operators and other institutions in Finland. For decades, Thales has provided debit/credit cards to several banks, helped transport authorities with the travel cards and security modules, as well as provided SIM cards and digital solutions to mobile network operators.