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Committed to innovation

By leveraging 3M Company's worldwide research and development resources — an annual spend of more than $1.4 billion — we turn innovations into identity management solutions.

Our focus is on delivering customized integrated solutions based on a sound understanding of your challenges and system requirements.

Civil ID Systems

From biometrically-enabled passports and government IDs to driver's licenses, 3M provides end-to-end solutions for enrolling citizens and creating secure credentials.

Reader & Scanner Solutions

3M fingerprint, iris, document and ID readers and scanners and accompanying software solutions help increase efficiency and security for government agencies and commercial organizations around the world.

AFIS Solutions

3M Cogent's line of Automated Palmprint and Fingerprint Identification Systems includes a variety of automated identification solutions for processing, editing, searching, retrieving, and storing fingerprint images and subject records.

Applicant Processing

A certified FBI channeling provider, 3M biometric enrollment solutions help ensure fast, secure applicant processing and seamless linking with key background check databases.