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Government Smart Card Applications

Governments and public authorities at both a national and local level have long used smart cards to enhance the interaction with their citizens.  At a National level, ID cards can provide a secure credential helping to ensure that only those entitled gain access to any given service or payment.

Local governments have also issued smart cards in their millions, again to enhance service delivery.

GovernmentGovernment Applications:-

  • Identity Card
  • E Passport
  • E driving licence
  • Military ID
  • Health entitlement card
  • Concessionary Transport
  • Library membership
  • Leisure
  • Homeland security

Universal Smart Cards can provide the above cards pre-printed including a range of printing features to enhance security, as well as blank white. Take a look at our Security Features page to find out more.


Government organisations often demand certifications.  Universal Smart Cards are accredited suppliers of the following certified smart card solutions:-
FIPS 140 – 2 o             Common Criteria - EAL o             PIV

Universal offers a complete range of smart cards to suit the requirement of each solution, from memory chip based cards to processor based cards for those solutions which require a higher level of security.

If your organisation is looking for a card partner that has experience of rolling out smart cards in the Government sector then look no further and please call or email us