ISO CR80 PVC ID CARD

- Jan 08, 2019-

ISO CR80, THE STANDARD SIZE PVC ID CARD

CARDS ARE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS AND THUS HAVE A LENGTH, WIDTH, AND THICKNESS. 

THE OFFICIAL SIZE FOR THE COMMON ID CARD WAS CODIFIED BY THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDS (ISO) IN THE SPECIFICATION DOCUMENT ISO 7810 (IDENTIFICATION CARDSPHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS). 

REFERRING TO THE CARD TYPE AS ID-1, THE DIMENSIONS WERE DEFINED AS 3.370 INCHES WIDE AND 2.125 INCHES HIGH. THE THICKNESS IS 0.30 INCHES. THIS IS THE SIZE THAT IS COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS CR80 AND ENCOMPASSES ALL FINANCIAL CARDS AND MOST OTHER COMMON CARDS. VIRTUALLY EVERY CARD PRINTER AND CARD PRODUCTION SOFTWARE PACKAGE IS DESIGNED TO HANDLE ID-1 (OR CR80) CARDS.