Self Service Terminal

Self-service terminal

Self-service terminal for ID document applications
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Self-service applications for ID cards – Secure identity capture and verification

Using the self-service terminal (SST), citizens at public agencies can capture their own data and apply for ID cards. Companies can also use this device to accredit visitors faster.

Your advantages at a glance

Quality-assured biometric data

Seamless data transmission

Clear, barrier-free and simple installation in public agency networks

BSI accreditation

Product details

The self-service terminal supports citizens during the application process for ID documents and driving licences. The biometric photo is taken directly at the device and sent, together with the fingerprints and signatures, to the public agency network in a seamless, quality-assured process. This procedure allows citizens themselves to apply for their ID documents, no photo is required and it shortens waiting times.

The terminal also enables citizens to use the public services offered by the respective municipalities. This relieves staff at the agency from routine procedures in the application process. The terminal can also be used for access management. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Bundesdruckerei's self-service terminal allows citizens to apply for ID cards and other documents. The terminal hence takes over time-consuming routine tasks. In the data capture process, both the applicant and staff benefit from the automated support of the eID function, seamless integration into existing business processes and BSI-accredited security standards for capturing biometric data.

  • ID cards and passports
  • Provisional ID cards/passports
  • Children's passports/children's passport renewals
  • Residence permits and travel documents
  • Driving licences
  • Also to use online public services

The SST along with the space for the user takes up approx. 2.3m (height) x 1.5m (width) and 2.0m (depth) of space. The user side is limited by a bright back wall measuring 1.2m (width) x 2.3m (height) that serves as a background for photos. An additional back wall can also be ordered if needed. The place of installation should be well lit up in order to achieve optimum results.

  • Power supply, 220V, 50-60Hz
  • LAN connection
  • The SST Cache and SST LogServer software components are supplied free of charge
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