The Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office is a company certified according to ISO 9001:2008 - Quality Management System, to ISO 14001:2012 - Environmental Management System, to NP 4427:2004 - Human Resources Management System, to ISO 27001:2013 - Information Security Management System and to ISO 14298:2013 - Graphic technology - Management of Security Printing Processes.

The Environmental Management System certification ensures that the company's business is run with particular attention and care when it comes to the preservation of the environment. In turn, the Human Resources Management System certification shows the effort made by the INCM to value its human resources in order to attract, develop and keep the best professionals.

The Quality Management System certification shows the care taken by the company with the quality of its processes and products, and its focus on customer satisfaction.

This phase of the scope of the Information Security Management System certification covers tachograph production and shows the organisation's concern with preserving the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.

The scope of the Management of Security Printing Processes certification covers the production and personalization of passports, Schengen visas, national ID cards, credit cards, residence permit cards and driving licences.

Marcas de Certificação

In addition to these certifications, the Graphics Products Laboratory and the Assay Office Laboratories in Lisbon and Porto hold accreditations awarded by the Portuguese Accreditation Institute, under the NP EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard, helping the INCM to consolidate its business still further.

Logos of the three accreditations

Furthermore, the INCM is also certified by Visa International and Mastercard International for the production and personalisation of bank cards.

Visa and Mastercard logos and accreditations

The INCM has also the CQM certification (Card Quality Management) of MasterCard, which covers the quality control of the complete manufacturing process of bank cards.

MasterCard CQM

The INCM is accredited by the Gabinete Nacional de Segurança (National Security Office) for the archive of sensitive and confidential information according with the levels NATO Secret, EU Secret and Secret (National Level).

Gabinete Nacional de Segurança