Facts and figures

A critical international issue 

Identity fraud, in particular the counterfeiting and falsification of travel documents such as passports, represents a major threat to personal identity, international security and the sovereignty of nations


 of detected fraudulent passports were counterfeited in 2021

1 in 7

undetected fake passport at Australian airports in 2014

78,6 %

of fraudulent passports had a physical image instead of a digital one