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Scope

The current area of work for JTC 1/SC 17 consists of:

  • Identification and related documents,
  • Cards,
  • Security devices and tokens
and interface associated with their use in inter-industry applications and international interchange

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 135 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:

124

Published ISO standards *

29

ISO standards under development *

36
Participating members
22
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/AG 1   Registration Management Group (RMG) Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/AG 3   Digital wallets Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/CAG 1   Chair's Advisory Group Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 1   Physical characteristics and test methods for ID-cards Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 3   Traveller identification Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 4   Generic interfaces and protocols for security devices Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 8   Integrated circuit cards without contacts Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 10   Motor vehicle driver licence and related documents Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 11   Application of biometrics to cards and personal identification Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 12   UAS License and Drone/UAS Security Module Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 20/SC 16 Unmanned aircraft systems ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 8 Reference data for financial services ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 9 Information exchange for financial services ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO
ISO/PC 317 Consumer protection: privacy by design for consumer goods and services ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 Internet of things and digital twin ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 20/SC 16 Unmanned aircraft systems ISO
ISO/TC 22/SC 31 Data communication ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 8 Reference data for financial services ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO
ISO/PC 317 Consumer protection: privacy by design for consumer goods and services ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
AMEX American Express A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
Ecma International Ecma International A
EMVCo LLC EMVCo LLC A
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute A
Global Platform - Global Platform Inc. Global Platform Inc. A
IATA International Air Transport Association A
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization A
ICMA International Card Manufacturers Association A
Mastercard Mastercard International A
SBS - Small Business Standards Small Business Standards A
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees A
VISA Visa International A

Organizations in liaison (Category C)

C liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
FIDO Alliance The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance C
NFC Forum Near Field Communication Forum C
OIDF The OpenID Foundation C
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe C
Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi Alliance C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
17-18 October 2024 Sydney (Australia) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17  
  2024 Sydney (Australia) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 **
  September 2025 (China) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 **
  September 2026 (United States) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 - Secretariat

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