Forgery-proof and reliable cards

Due to the sensitive nature of the information on ID and payment cards, Toppan FutureCard uses the best that technology has to offer to make these cards as safe and secure as possible. We use the latest encryption systems to ensure a high level of security thus, preventing the information from being misused.

Toppan FutureCard provides its customers with cards that offer a unique combination of the most innovative designs and advanced security features according to industry standards. The advanced security features employed in our cards are tested and approved by all major certification bodies, such as ICAO, Common Criteria (CC), MasterCard and Visa, among others.


Our counterfeit-proof ID cards allow the printing and inclusion of level 1, 2 and 3 security features during the manufacturing and the personalization stage, which enhances security even further.


Due to the sensitive nature of the information on smartcards, we use the latest encryption systems
to ensure a high level of security, thus preventing the information from being misused.

The microtext refers to lines or designs which are made up of very small letters or numbers that are barely perceptible to the eye and often require the use of magnification.

Security printing consists of guilloches designs or other fine line patterns, such as bas-relief text, banknote portrait pattern and stroke modulation effect. Thanks to these complicated features re-origination and reproduction is impeded.

Depending on the angle of observation or lighting the special ink, containing optically variable pigments, will show large color shifts or strong variations in color.

This coloring process used in offset printing is utilized to protect security documents against color separation or copying. It subtly merges colors into each other, resulting in a gradual and differing color change pattern, could be visible and invisible.

This security feature is made of lines or designs that are printed using invisible colors and are only visible under a special light source with a defined wave length. For the UV printing, we offer many different colors such as blue, red, green, and yellow among others.

Our advanced UV printing techniques can further produce customer-specific full color images, along with rainbow printing effect, which can bring another level of detailed, vibrantly colored experience under UV light. This covert security feature can also enhance the security level because reproducing a color synthesis is extremely challenging for counterfeiters.

This refers to a logo or text which is printed on the inside of the card. Hidden images are not directly visible; they can only be seen through the help of a flash or strong light, offering heightened security.

For the hologram security feature, we can supply several customized effects and sizes with structure and color changes. It also includes Level 3 security.

Our Positive or negative tactile effect can be combined with different printing effects, such as guilloches, braille, microtext, among others. It is an overt security feature that can be easily felt when touching the surface of the card or document.

See-through window is a translucent opening with an intersected area between front and back of the card. Personalized features (image or text) can be further applied onto the window.

CLI (changeable laser image) / MLI (multiple laser image) are laser engraved floating images on polycarbonate cards which show different graphics depending on the viewing angle through an array of cylindrical lenses embossed into the surface of a card. The use of CLI / MLI technology makes copying difficult and remains visually checkable.

Our secure QR code is a customized feature that involves adding encoded information to a QR code, such as a hidden serial number, or detailed physical characteristics of the cardholder which enhances the security of the card.

This covert feature can only be viewed with special devices since there are hidden images of personal data embedded in the photo portrait photograph of the document holder.

Our reliable watermarks are fully customized according to the customers’ requirements. They cannot be duplicated by photo copying or any other means.

This security feature incorporates a spelling error into a text or logo and can be printed on any printing layer.

A ghost image is a smaller version of the applicants’ photo image on an ID and is generally printed semi-translucent. The portrait of the ID holder is generated from lines of microtext through special laser printing. This security feature is introduced during the personalization process to ensure a counterfeit protection.

The variable microtext is a covert security feature which is not visible to the naked eye; a magnifier is needed to identify and read the text. Since the microtext is implemented during the personalization process, several information elements could be incorporated.

Positive embossing is a type of laser text printing. This feature allows visible and tactile authentication of the information and can be used for texts and pictograms.