Migration and Home Affairs

False and Authentic Documents Online (FADO)

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Definition(s)

A European Union internet-based image-archiving system set up to support the rapid sharing between EU Member States of images of genuine, false and forged documents in order to aid the combating of irregular migration and the use of fraudulent documents.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from information in the Summary of Joint Action 98/700/JHA concerning the setting up of a European image-archiving system

Translations

  • BG: Онлайн система за фалшиви и истински документи
  • CS: Falešné a pravé doklady online
  • DE: Falsche und echte Dokumente online
  • EL: Πλαστά και γνήσια έγγραφα οnline
  • EN: False and Authentic Documents Online (FADO)
  • ES: Documentos falsos y auténticos en línea
  • ET: Võltsitud ja ehtsad dokumendid veebis
  • FI: Aitojen ja väärennettyjen asiakirjojen sähköinen tietokanta (FADO)
  • FR: Faux documents et documents authentiques en ligne
  • GA: Doiciméid Bhréagacha agus Bharantúla ar Líne
  • HU: Hamis és Eredeti Okmányok Online Adatbázisa
  • IT: Documenti falsi e autentici online
  • LT: Klastoti ir autentiški dokumentai internete
  • LV: viltoti un autentiski dokumenti tiešsaistē / FADO
  • MT: Dokumenti Foloz u Awtentiċi Onlajn
  • NL: Fraudedocumenten en Authentieke Documenten Online
  • PL: Fałszywe i Autentyczne Dokumenty Elektroniczne
  • PT: documentos falsos e autênticos on-line
  • SK: Falošné a pravé doklady online
  • SL: Spletna stran na kateri so na voljo vzorci pristnih in ponarejenih / prenarejenih dokumentov
  • SV: falska och äkta handlingar online
  • NO: nettbasert referansedatabase for falske og ekte dokumenter

Synonym(s)

  • FADO

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

1. FADO was established by a Joint Action of the Council of the European Union enacted in 1998.
2. Based on Article 2 of the Joint Action establishing the system, the database contains among other things:
- images of false and forged documents;
- images of genuine documents;
- summary information on forgery techniques;
- summary information on security techniques.
3. Access to FADO is currently limited to document experts of the 31 FADO partner states (all EU Member States and IC, NO, and CH)
4. Part of the information in the classified, restricted system, FADO, is made publicly available, via the Public Register of Authentic Travel and Identity Documents Online (PRADO) website which is managed by the Council of the European Union.