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Frankfurt Airport Site Visit

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Wednesday 26 April 2017 | Frankfurt Main, Germany

This airport site tour is being held as part of the Biometrics Institute's ID at the Borders Conference from 25-26 April 2017

SITE VISIT to Frankfurt Airport

RSVP for the site visit is essential as seats are limited. Preference is given to Biometrics Institute border agency members and aviation user members, who are registered for the Borders Conference. A waiting list is available for others.

During the site visit at Frankfurt airport Federal Police will demonstrate the following border control systems.

1. EasyPASS – The German eGate solution
- In operation since August 2010
- Processing approx. 4 million passengers / year
- A total of 143 eGates is in operation at the following airports: Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Cologne-Bonn, Berlin
- In 2017 more than 170 eGates will be in operation
- EasyPASS can be used by citizens of the EU, European Economic Area and Switzerland without registration [Note: EasyPASS RTP is an additional service. Holders of ePassports from countries that signed a mutual agreement to use automated border control procedures are now eligible to use EasyPASS-RTP to enter and leave the Schengen area – provided that they are at least 18 years old and registered with the Federal Police. Such agreements currently exist with the United States of America and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Peoples Republic of China. Other third countries may follow.]
- Biometrics used: Face (1:1)
- Official EasyPASS website: 
- Official EasyPASS flyer

2. EasyKiosk
- Evaluation of kiosk solution within the Smart Borders pilot
- Kiosks can be used 3rd country nationals that cannot use EasyPASS
- Travellers scan eID travel document and enrol biometrics prior to being checked by border guards
- Biometrics used: Face, finger & iris
- During the pilot different workflows will be evaluated


This airport site visit is kindly sponsored by secunet




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