The Immigration Department started the replacement procedure since late December 2018for the Hong Kong smart identity card. In order to combat forgery, the new smart identity card has incorporated a number of sophisticated security features. Do you know what are the new security features on your New Smart Identity Card?
Hologram with Wave and 3D Effect
Viewed from different angles, the image changes its colour with wave and 3D relief effect.
Your finger can feel the positive tactile effect easily.
Ink with optically variable properties
The ink will displays two distinct colours on the new Hong Kong smart identity cards, while you are viewing at difference angle.
Rainbow printing is a combination of two colours changing gradually from left to right on the new Hong Kong smart identity cards.
See-through window is the intersected area between front and back opening, with Hong Kong Identity Card number laser engraved on different layers of the see-through window.
Multi-pattern background includes fine-line patterns and guilloche.
Stereo Laser Image with portrait
Inclusion of a portrait of a second smaller photograph of the cardholder by the patent security feature of “Stereo Laser Image”.
Full-colour Image under UV
When you view your new smart identity card under UV light, you can see a full-colour and illuminated image of fireworks and major buildings.
A very small text which requires a magnifying glass to read.
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