Multifunctional Center of Document Personalization operates at the Moscow Printing Works – Branch of Goznak today; it is an important segment of the state system of manufacture, personalization and control of passport and visa documents of the new generation that was commercialized in 2012. The system of identification documents personalization is carried out here.
The first lot of passports with microchips made in Russia was manufactured and the process of personalization of passports with electronic data carriers, policies of compulsory medical insurance (on paper and plastic), bankcards, and forms of passport and visa documents of the new generation was mastered here.
During personalization, the holder’s personal data are recorded to the chip imbedded into the plastic basis of the passport or another identification document. The information is recorded to the magnetic stripe and the chip module. Transient data are applied to the plastic card with the help of laser engraving or thermal transfer printing methods, also including an opportunity of coloured printing.
Personalization of multilayer PIN-envelopes of self-copy paper with PIN-code assignment, embossing – information stamping with various colors on the plastic card as well as personalization of the card carrier’s sheet and its insertion into the envelope.
The bankcard personalization center located within the territory of the Moscow Printing Works confirmed its compliance with the physical and informational safety requirements of MasterCard in 2013. A corresponding certificate was received (it had been received in 2012 for the first time).