The new German ID card 2021 – now available in Keesing Documentchecker

The new model of the German ID card has recently been added to Documentchecker! Have a look at the new card and its hidden security features.

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In line with new European regulations, the German government released a new model of the ID card featuring new innovations to strengthen its security.

The German identity card was issued on August 2, 2021 and features a contactless chip that meets ICAO specifications. Improvements include Identigram®, Changable Laser Image (CLI), optically variable ink (OVI) and an optically variable stripe on the back and the colour photograph is integrated into the card material via the Innosec Fusion® personalisation system.

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