PD CEN/TS 15480-2:2012 - Identification card systems. European Citizen Card. Logical data structures and security services

PD CEN/TS 15480-2:2012

Identification card systems. European Citizen Card. Logical data structures and security services

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : July 2012



This Technical Specification specifies the logical characteristics and security features at the card/system interface for the European Citizen Card. The European Citizen Card is a smart card with Identification, Authentication and electronic Signature (IAS) services. Therefore: - the supported services are specified; - the supported data structures as well as the access to these structures are specified; - the command set is defined. This Technical Specification aims to ensure the interoperability at card/system interface in the usage phase. In order to reach the interoperability objective, IAS services are compliant with EN 14890 Part 1 and Part 2. As the EN documents offer options, this specification fully defines a complete profile. This Technical Specification also considers ICAO Doc 9303. This Technical Specification does not mandate the use of a particular technology, and is intended to allow both native and Java card technologies. This specification encompasses mandatory and optional features. Optional features make up a toolbox of modular options from which issuers can pick up the necessary protocols to fulfil the requirements for use. Mandatory features shall be implemented for a smart card to be compliant with this Technical Specification. Mandatory features required for compliancy to ECC specification are given in Annex C, the optional features are given in Annex D. Two IAS-enabled smart cards issued by two different issuers, and compliant with this Technical Specification but implementing different application profiles out of this Technical Specification, can interoperate with a terminal provided that such a terminal supports both application profiles. Therefore, interoperability requires a specific agreement between issuers/governments in order to determine which cross-border services are to be shared, and consequently, which protocols are to be supported by the terminals in each country. All the APDU commands described in this Technical Specification are in accordance with ISO/IEC 7816 Part 4 or Part 8. They are fully described here in order to provide the settings adopted by this specification and to prevent any ambiguity in case of several possible interpretations of the standards. For physical, electrical and transport protocol characteristics, refer to CEN/TS 15480-1.

Standard NumberPD CEN/TS 15480-2:2012
TitleIdentification card systems. European Citizen Card. Logical data structures and security services
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 July 2012
Confirm Date26 November 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO/IEC 7816-15:2004/Amd 2:2008, ISO/IEC 7816-11:2017, ISO/IEC 9796-2, BSI TR-03111, ISO/IEC 7816-3, ANSI X9.63, BSI TR-03110, ICAO Doc 9303, ISO/IEC 7816-4:2005/PDAM 2.1:2008, ISO/IEC 7816-15, ISO/IEC 19794-2, ISO/IEC 7816-15:2004/AMD 2:2008, ISO/IEC 7816-4:2005, EN 14890-1:2008:2008, ISO/IEC 14443-4
Informative References(Provided for Information)2002/58/EC, ISO/IEC 11770-3, ISO/IEC 7816-6, ISO/IEC 7812-1, ISO/IEC 10118-3, ISO/IEC 7816-8, ICAO 9303, Part 1, ISO/IEC 9798-3, ISO 3166-1, 1999/93/EC, EN 14890-2:2008
ReplacesDD CEN/TS 15480-2:2007
International RelationshipsCEN/TS 15480-2:2012
DescriptorsCards, Identity cards, Integrated circuit cards, Cryptography, Data structures, Administrative documents, Identity photographs, Identification methods, Interfaces (data processing), Travel documents, Data security, Data processing
Title in FrenchSystèmes de cartes d'identification. Carte Européenne du Citoyen. structures de données logiques et services de sécurité
Title in GermanIdentifikationskartensysteme. Europäische Bürgerkarte. Logische Datenstrukturen und Sicherheitsfunktionen
ISBN978 0 580 75764 8
File Size3.109 MB

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