The NTWG develops strategy, policy, specifications and guidance material in relation to the manufacture, security, testing, issuance, deployment and globally interoperable use of MRTDs in both physical and electronic form and global data sharing/exchange for the purpose of holder identification, document validation and secure border control. The Group conducts ongoing research into technology suitable for deployment in MRTDs, issuance and border control environments, and information sharing initiatives and supports the Secretariat in ensuring ICAO Doc 9303 is current and relevant in a changing environment. In addition, it provides support to the ICAO PKD Board.
The Group also provides services such as:
The ICAO NTWG 2019-2020 Request For Information (RFI), is open to entities interested in providing information on strengthening electronic machine-readable travel documents (eMRTD), leveraging existing eMRTD technologies and future forms of eMRTD's.
The following three links provide details and an explanation of what information is being requested and how to submit your response(s).
1. ICAO NTWG RFI 2019, 20 Request For Information.docx
2. ICAO NTWG RFI 2019, 20 Instruction For Preparation of Summary Paper.docx
3. ICAO NTWG RFI 2019, 20 Summary Paper.docx
can be submitted from 18 December 2019 until UTC 00:00:00 UTC, 27 February 2020.