March 9, 2021

IATA Announces Key Features Of New Travel Pass App – Travel Off Path

The verification process will involve the following six steps:

1. Download IATA Travel Pass to smartphone and login

2. Take a selfie with the smartphone

3. Complete liveness test as instructed by phone, ie move head, close eyes as instructed

4. Scan data on two lines at bottom of passport photo page with smartphones and scan data-chip on passport as prompted by phone

5. IATA Travel Pass matches selfie photo and liveness test with passport data as data-chip contains biometric photo of passport holder. The app will verify if the passport belongs to the person on the phone and that the passport is genuine and not tempered with.

6. Verified digital credentials will be stored on app and may be used as a digital passport / ID.