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Biometric Standards and Exchange Requirements for Home Office Partners and their Suppliers v3.04

Biometric Standards and Exchange Requirements for Home Office Partners and their Suppliers v3.04

Biometric Standards and Exchange Requirements for Home Office Partners and their Suppliers v3.04

Status: Live
Published: 01/07/2017
Security level: Official
Amended / Internally developed: No
Live on platform: 01/03/22
Retired on platform:
Target Audience: Technical / General
Authoring body: Home Office
Grading: no grading applied
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Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide details of the biometric interchange and image standards that must be adhered to by Partner1 organisations and their Suppliers that need to communicate with the back end biometric matching systems governed by the Home Office Biometrics (HOB) programme. (Note that the current HOB systems covered in this document are the HOB Biometric Services Gateway (BSG), Home Office “Immigration and Asylum Biometric System” (IABS) and national police fingerprint system, “IDENT1”.)
The document is divided into five parts as follows:
1) The Home Office biometric exchange format – “HONE-1”
2) Biometric recording and image standards, mandatory
3) Biometric recording and image standards, conditional
4) Biographic data, general
5) Appendices

Category: Forensics