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:
1. ICAO NTWG RFI 2016/17 Request For Information
2. ICAO NTWG RFI 2016/17 Instruction For Preparation of Summary Paper
3. ICAO NTWG RFI 2016/17 Summary Paper