Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

Technical guidelines regarding electronic ID documents

There are various technical guidelines and protection profiles for the different electronic ID documents. These refer to both the documents and the readers, from application over issuing through to reading.

A list of all of the technical guidelines, sorted according to the TR-number is provided below.

Under "Guideline" you can find more about the contents of the respective technical guideline, each single file being linked under "Documents" (some are available in German only).

GuidelineDocuments

BSI-TR-02102

(in German)

BSI TR-02102-1 "Kryptographische Verfahren: Empfehlungen und Schlüssellängen" Version: 2017-01 (PDF, 936KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI-TR-03104BSI TR-03104 Technische Richtlinie zur Produktionsdatenerfassung, -qualitätsprüfung und -übermittlung für Pässe, Version 2.1.5 (PDF, 610KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03104 Annex 1 Qualitätsanforderungen bei der Erfassung und Übertragung der Lichtbilder als biometrische Merkmale für elektronische Pässe (QS-Gesicht), Version 2.1.5 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03104 Annex 2 Qualitätsanforderungen bei der Erfassung und Übertragung der Fingerabdrücke als biometrische Merkmale für elektronische Pässe (QS-Finger), Version 2.1.5 (PDF, 909KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03104 Annex 3 Datenaustauschformat für die Übermittlung von Daten für elektronische Pässe (XPass-Datenmodell), Version 2.1.5 (PDF, 4MB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03104 Annex 4 Konformität zur Technischen Richtlinie zur Produktionsdatenerfassung,-qualitätsprüfung und -übermittlung für Pässe (Konformität), Version 2.1.5 (PDF, 512KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03104 Schemadateien, Version 2.1.5 (zip, 36KB, Not barrier-free file.) (in German)

BSI-TR-03104

(in German)

BSI TR-03104 Technische Richtlinie zur Produktionsdatenerfassung, -qualitätsprüfung und -übermittlung für hoheitliche Dokumente (TR PDÜ hD), Version 3.2.2 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03105BSI TR-03105 Conformity Tests for Official Electronic ID Documents Version 2.5 (PDF, 132KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03105 Part 1.1 A framework for Official Electronic ID Document conformity tests, Version 1.04.1  (PDF, 413KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03105 Part 1.2 Component Specification RFID, Version 1.02.1  (PDF, 112KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03105 Part 2 Test Plan for Official Electronic ID Documents with Secure Contactless Integrated Circuit, Version 3.0 (PDF, 590KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03105 Part 3.1 Test plan for eMRTD Application Protocol and Logical Data Structure, Version 1.2 (PDF, 221KB, Barrier-free file)

BSI TR-03105 Part 3.2 Test plan for eMRTDs with EACv1 Version 1.3  (PDF, 4MB, Not barrier-free file.)

BSI TR-03105 Part 3.2 Test plan for eMRTDs with EACv1 Version 1.4.1 (PDF, 3MB, Not barrier-free file.)

BSI TR-03105 Part 3.3 Test plan for eID-Cards with Advanced Security Mechanisms EAC 2.0, Version 1.03 (PDF, 3MB, Barrier-free file)
Amendment to BSI TR-03105 Part 3.3 (PDF, 620KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03105 Part 3.4 Test plan for eID-cards with eSign-application acc. to BSI TR-03117 (PDF, 1,002KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03105 Part 4 Test plan for ICAO compliant Proximity Coupling Device (PCD) on Layer 1-4 Version 3.0 (PDF, 675KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03105 Part 5.1 Test plan for ICAO compliant Inspection Systems with EACv1, Version 1.41 (PDF, 2MB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03105 Part 5.2 Test plan for eID and eSign compliant eCard reader systems with EAC 2; Version 1.1 (PDF, 6MB, Barrier-free file)
Amendment to BSI TR-03105 Part 5.2 V1.1 (PDF, 174KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03105-5 ReferenceDataSet (zip, 312KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI-TR-03110BSI TR-03110-1 Advanced Security Mechanisms for Machine Readable Travel Documents – Part 1 - Version 2.20 (PDF, 722KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03110-2 Advanced Security Mechanisms for Machine Readable Travel Documents – Part 2 - Version 2.21 (PDF, 754KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03110-3 Advanced Security Mechanisms for Machine Readable Travel Documents – Part 3 – Version 2.21 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03110-4 Advanced Security Mechanisms for Machine Readable Travel Documents – Part 4 – Version 2.21 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
EAC Worked Example to TR-03110 (zip, 1MB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI-TR-03111
(in German)
BSI TR-03111 Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Version 2.0 (PDF, 625KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI-TR-03112
(in German)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 1 eCard-API-Framework - Overview, Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 2 eCard-API-Framework – eCard-Interface, Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 3 eCard-API-Framework Management-Interface, Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 4 eCard-API-Framework ISO24727-Interface Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 4MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 5 eCard-API-Framework Support-Interface, Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 633KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 6 eCard-API-Framework IFD-Interface, Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03112 Teil 7 eCard-API-Framework – Protocols, Version 1.1.5 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03116_2

(in German)

BSI TR-03116-2 Kryptographische Vorgaben für Projekte der Bundesregierung Teil 2, Stand: 2017 (PDF, 823KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03116-4 Kryptographische Vorgaben für Projekte der Bundesregierung Teil 4, Stand: 2016 (PDF, 1,023KB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03117

(in German)

BSI TR-03117 eCards mit kontaktloser Schnittstelle als sichere Signaturerstellungseinheit, Version 1.0 (PDF, 719KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03118BSI TR-03118-1 (Prüfspezifikation zur TR-03104) Prüfspezifikation Biometrie I: Hardwarekomponenten (PS Biometrie I), Version 2.1 (PDF, 425KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03118-2 (Prüfspezifikation zur TR-03104) Prüfspezifikation Biometrie II: Softwarekomponenten (PS Biometrie II), Version 2.1.1 (PDF, 865KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03118-3 (Prüfspezifikation zur TR-03104) XPass und Transport (PS XPass), Version 2.1 (PDF, 502KB, Not barrier-free file.)

BSI-TR-03119

(in German)

BSI TR-03119 Requirements for Smart Card Readers Supporting eID and eSign Based on Extended Access Control, Version 1.3 (PDF, 942KB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03121

BSI TR-03121-1 Technical Guideline Biometrics for Public Sector Applications. Part 1: Framework, Version 2.3 (PDF, 513KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03121-2 Technical Guideline Biometrics for Public Sector Applications. Part 2: Software Architecture and Application Profiles, Version 2.3 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03121-3 Technical Guideline Biometrics for Public Sector Applications. Part 3: Function Modules, Version 2.3 (PDF, 8MB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03122

BSI TR-03122-1 Conformance Test Specification for Technical Guideline TR-03121 Biometrics for Public Sector Applications, Part 1: Framework, Version 2.3 (PDF, 372KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03122-2 Conformance Test Specification for Technical Guideline TR-03121 Biometrics for Public Sector Applications, Part 2: Software Architecture – BioAPI Conformance Testing, Version 2.3 (PDF, 399KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03122-3 Conformance Test Specification for Technical Guideline TR-03121 Biometrics for Public Sector Applications, Part 3: Test Cases for Function Modules, Version 2.3 (PDF, 2MB, Not barrier-free file.)

BSI-TR-03123

(in German)

BSI TR-03123-1 XML-Datenaustauschformat für hoheitliche Dokumente (TR XhD) 1 – Rahmenwerk, Version 1.4 (PDF, 381KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03123-2 XML-Datenaustauschformat für hoheitliche Dokumente (TR XhD) 2 – Dokumentenprofile, Version 1.4 (PDF, 3MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03123-3 XML-Datenaustauschformat für hoheitliche Dokumente (TR XhD) 3 - Funktionsmodule, Version 1.4 (PDF, 5MB, Not barrier-free file.)
Schemadateien eingebettet
BSI-TR-03124

Technical Guideline TR-03124-1eID-Client – Part 1: Specifications (PDF, 821KB, Barrier-free file)

Technical Guideline TR-03124-2eID-Client – Part 2: Conformance Test Specifications (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03127

(in German)

BSI TR-03127 - Architektur Elektronischer Personalausweis und elektronischer Aufenthaltstitel , Version 1.16  (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03127 - Architecture electronic Identity Card and electronic Resident Permit (informative translation) (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03129

BSI-TR-03129 Technical Guideline PKIs for Machine Readable Travel Documents Version 1.10 (PDF, 774KB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03129 WSDLs Version 1.10, 03-09-2010 (zip, 26KB, Not barrier-free file.)

BSI-TR-03130

(in German)

BSI TR-03130 Technical Guideline eID-Server, Part I: Functional Specification, Version 2.0.2 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03130 Technical Guideline eID-Server, Part II: Security Framework, Version 2.0.2 (PDF, 794KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI TR-03130 Technical Guideline eID-Server, Part IV: Conformance Test Specification, Version 1.0 (PDF, 2MB, Not barrier-free file.)
XML-Dateien zur TR-03130-4 (zip, 219KB, Not barrier-free file.)
BSI TR-03130 TR-eID -Server (zip, 18KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03131
(in German)
BSI TR-03131 EAC-Box Architecture and Interfaces, Version 1.2 (PDF, 652KB, Barrier-free file)

BSI-TR-03132

(in German)

BSI TR-03132 Sichere Szenarien für Kommunikationsprozesse im Bereich hoheitlicher Dokumente, Version 1.7 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
WSDL-Dateien zur BSI TR-03132 Sichere Szenarien für Kommunikationsprozesse im Bereich hoheitlicher Dokumente, Version 1.7 (zip, 3KB, Not barrier-free file.)

BSI-TR-03133

(in German)

BSI-TR-03133 Prüfspezifikation zur Technischen Richtlinie BSI TR-03132 Sichere Szenarien für Kommunikationsprozesse im Bereich hoheitlicher Dokumente - Version 1.7 (PDF, 503KB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03137BSI TR-03137 Version 2.1 Optically Verifiable Cryptographic Protection of non-electronic Documents (PDF, 3MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03139BSI TR-03139 Common Certificate Policy for the Extended Access Control Infrastructure for Passports and Travel Documents issued by EU Member States. Version 2.1 27 May 2013 (PDF, 1MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03145BSI TR-03145 Secure Certification Authority operation (PDF, 3MB, Barrier-free file)
BSI-TR-03146
(in German)
Technische Richtlinie 03146 Elektronische Bildübermittlung zur Beantragung hoheitlicher Dokumente (E-Bild hD) Version 1.0 (PDF, 2MB, Barrier-free file)