• Dany Goldraij

Identification Cards @ Guatemala

Guatemala purchases pre-personalised cards from Mühlbauer

Nov - 2019

At the beginning of November 2019, Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH has been once more awarded by the National Registry of Persons (RENAP) of the Republic of Guatemala for the delivery of pre-personalized identification documents (DPI).

As main solution partner, Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH ensures the provision of an overall of two million polycarbonate ID-1 Smart Cards. According to the international standard ISO 7810: 2003 Identification Cards, all cards are equipped with a contact-based chip with an EEPROM of 80 KB. The multi-application card is endowed with a Match on Card applet which enables convenient and secure fingerprint authentication, as well as with PKI and an ICAO ID and travel applet.

Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH is committed to provide all necessary support for a seamless personalization process on all available printers at the RENAP headquarters in Guatemala-City. The first delivery of pre-personalized, high-secure cards will take place in December 2019. The cards will be used for the Guatemala ID and Resident card.


The National Registry of Persons in Guatemala is putting out to tender a supply of 2.5 million cards for printing personal identification documents.

The cards which are Personal Identification Documents for the Republic of Guatemala, must be made of materials which are one hundred percent 100% polycarbonate.""