• The German company is headquartered in Berlin with an office in Munich

  • Subsidiaries, production sites, and local representatives in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Greece, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, and beyond

  • Veridos employs more than 600 people worldwide

  • Shareholder structure: Giesecke+Devrient 60%, Bundesdruckerei 40%

  • Shareholders' Committee: Dr. Stefan Hofschen (CEO Bundesdruckerei GmbH), Christian Helfrich, (CFO Bundesdruckerei GmbH), Ralf Wintergerst (CEO Giesecke+Devrient GmbH), Dr. Peter Zattler (CFO Giesecke+Devrient GmbH)


Andreas Räschmeier


“At Veridos, we put our customers first when developing solutions that enable a safer and more secure world, for all. Our holistic solutions protect both physical and digital identities enhancing eGovernment services and implementing lasting solutions that seamlessly integrate into future needs of a country.”

Anne Dierkopf


“The Veridos staff is highly experienced in worldwide government business; our attention to detail and industry know-how are the secret to our high-quality solutions and services. Trust, integrity, professionalism, transparency and responsibility; these values reflect who we are on a daily basis, in everything we do at work.”

Marc-Julian Siewert


"At Veridos we are passionately securing the lives of millions of people on a daily basis by providing the freedom to travel, transact and move efficiently in the physical and the digital space. We are setting the technological benchmark for identity solutions, and innovating and re-inventing ourselves every single day in order to empower citizens worldwide."


Network & Memberships

Our network of valued subsidiaries and partners helps us secure citizen identities all over the globe:

UN Global Compact

Veridos supports the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.

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Veridos Matsoukis

Veridos Matsoukis SA Security Printing is specialized in the production of identification documents and any other forms of security printing documents. The company is located in Athens, Greece and has been part of Veridos since 2015.

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E-Seek is a US-based company that specializes in ID card verification technology and devices. Acquired by Veridos in 2018, the company’s expertise and experience in the field have complemented and expanded Veridos’ authentication portfolio and market presence in North America.

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Veridos is a member of APSCA. The industry association for payments and identity in Asia, from secure smart chip-based and contactless applications to the latest digital payments and digital identity services.

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Veridos is leading a team of 18 partners for EU-funded project as part of the security program Horizon 2020. The project is called D4Fly and has the aim of improving verification quality and efficiency at borders and enable a non-stop border-crossing experience for travelers.

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Veridos was a member of FastPass. It was a project Funded by the European 7th Framework Programme which focused on the innovation and harmonization of automated border control solutions for air, sea and land borders.

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ICAO New Technology Working Group

As a member of the ICAO New Technology Working Group, Veridos contributes to the development of specifications for travel documents with the goal of global interoperability. The group also issues an RFI every three years in order to keep abreast of new and improving technologies which is then shared with the ICAO contracting states.

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Veridos was also a member of the MobilePass consortium. The project, which started in 2014 and lasted 2 years focused its efforts on developing a technologically advanced mobile equipment for the land border crossing points.

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Veridos is a member of OAV, a German business association that promotes the strengthening of economic relations with the dynamically growing Asia-Pacific region. Since its founding in 1900, it has performed pioneering work for the Asia-Germany bilateral economic relationship.

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Veridos is participating in the PROTECT project as part of the EU-funded program Horizon 2020. The project aims at building biometric-based identification systems for a range of border crossing types and that has strong user-centric features.

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Secure Identity Alliance

Veridos is a member of the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA). SIA is dedicated to supporting the provision of legal, trusted identity for all, and to drive the development of inclusive digital services necessary for sustainable, worldwide economic growth and prosperity.

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Secure Technology Alliance

Veridos is a member of the Secure Technology Alliance (STA). STA is dedicated to embracing secure solutions in the U.S. with a particular focus on securing the connected digital world.

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As a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient GmbH and Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Veridos pools the expertise, experience, and innovative power of the two largest German providers for high-security technologies.

Shareholder structure:
Giesecke+Devrient 60%, Bundesdruckerei 40%


Revenue of parent companies:
Giesecke+Devrient Group: 2.31 billion euros in 2020
Bundesdruckerei Group: 550 million euros in 2019*

*2020 figures are not yet published


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