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About This Committee

INCITS/ID-Cards develops national and international standards in the area of identification cards and related devices for use in inter-industry applications and international interchange, e.g.:

* Physical characteristics and test methods for identification cards
* Integrated circuit cards with contacts
* Contactless integrated circuit cards
* High and low coercivity mag stripe cards
* Optical memory cards
* Machine readable passports & visas
* Health care identification card (national project only)
* Thin flexible cards and tickets with mag stripes (new International project)
* Drivers License/Identification cards

This technical committee is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17.

Note: This technical committee was formerly known as INCITS/ID-Cards - Cards and Security Devices for Personal Identification until January 2022.


  • Group ChairBrad Paulson, Eclipse Laboratories
  • Vice ChairPatrick Macy, UATP
  • Int'l. RepGene Meier, Entrust

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Staff Contacts

Kim Quigley

Kim Quigley

Associate Manager, Standards Operations