Croatia has begun testing digital passports, becoming one of the first countries in the European Union to do so.
Croatia launched its Digital Travel Certificate (DTC) project earlier this week, with authorities saying it aims to make travel easier and improve passenger safety through technology. latest technology.
Presenting the project, Certilia said the digital passport will bring many benefits to the people of this country. As explained, citizens will be informed about border crossings through the Certilia mobile application and can use separate exits, thus avoiding wasting time waiting.
As Total Croatia explains, the development of the IT solution for the digital travel certificate was carried out by experts from the Croatian Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Commercial Activities Agency. The same press release emphasizes that during the presentation of the project in Zagreb, all interested citizens had the opportunity to be among the first to download digital travel documents to their mobile phones their.
Commenting on the project, Director of the Commercial Operations Agency Jure Sertic said it is an important step towards modernization and ease of travel.
In addition to the above, it was explained that the app will initially be available for download on all Android phones.
As for iOS, it was announced that this version will be ready for use later this year.
Those who download the app and provide the necessary information will be able to use the digital passport to travel from Zagreb Airport. However, as the project develops, the number of border gates as well as the number of participating countries will increase.
A digital travel document, known as a DTC, is just as reliable as a physical passport. It allows smooth and fast border crossings without compromising security.
Croatia is the second EU country to test digital travel documents, after Finland. Finland began testing the digital travel pass in August, and authorities say the digital version will make the travel process significantly easier.