June 2023, Brussels.
In Focus: Digitalisation of Travel Documents
- The European Commission considers to take action to promote the use of digital travel documents on top of existing physical documents e.g. passports and identity cards.
- At this early stage of legislation DG Home will take a decision which policy option to adopt. In consideration are a spectrum of actions which range from voluntary co-operation to new mandatory EU wide digital documents..
- Current consultation process will end in June 2023