Visible Digital Seals for Travel-Related Public Health Proofs (VDS EN): Virtual Classroom

Visible Digital Seals for Travel-Related Public Health Proofs (VDS EN): Virtual Classroom

ICAO Course


This course provides State authorities with the competencies required to implement a national Visible Digital Seal for Non-Constrained Environments (VDS-NC) solution for travel health proof, in accordance with ICAO Doc 9303, Machine Readable Travel Documents, Parts 9-13.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the value of implementing a VDS-NC for health proof solution in your State​
  • Coordinate VDS-NC policy decisions
  • Draft an implementation action plan


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: Value Proposition
  • Module 2: Policy Decisions
  • Module 3: Action Plan

Primary Target Population

  • Travel Document Issuing Authorities (TDIA)
  • Country Signing Certification Authority (if separate from TDIA)
  • Public Health Authorities
  • Immigration Authorities

Entry Requirements

They vary from agency to agency.

  • Travel Document Issuing Authority (TDIA) – general knowledge and decentralized issuance (so someone who may have experience with TDs being issued at consulates or other remote locations)
  • Country Signing Certification Authority (CSCA) Authority – PKI knowledge. This expertise is key regardless of whether the CSCA is internal or external to the TDIA.
  • Public Health – someone involved in smart/digital services to the public, especially in response to COVID-19
  • Immigration – verification of eMRTDs, managing the import of public key certificates 

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Fee
29 - 30 Jul, 2024
UTC-04:00 (Atlantic Time (Canada)) time zone
International Civil Aviation Organization
934.00 USD
Women Discount: 10% off
CAA Employee: 700.50 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led (Virtual)
Duration: 2 Days / 8 Hours
Level: Technical