produces documents and devices for secure identification and provides corresponding services. It is located in the district of Kreuzberg, Berlin. Along with complete passport and identity card systems, it offers personal documents, high-security cards, document verification devices, security software and trustcenter services. Furthermore, it manufactures banknotes, postage stamps, visas, vehicle documents, tobacco revenue stamps as well as electronic publications. It originated from the former Reichsdruckerei. After privatization in 2000 and various changes of ownership, it was repurchased by the Federation in 2009 and has since been a state-owned enterprise again.
In 1998, D-TRUST GmbH, a subsidiary of the Bundesdruckerei, was set up. As a trustcenter, it provides digital signatures, qualified timestamps with provider accreditation and a certification service.