Equal cards are European citizens after the agreement agreed with the European Parliament (EP) and European Council (EC).
All Member State identity documents are rated and have the same visual side.
Key changes to the cards include the inclusion of the flag of the European Union, changing the image to the left and strengthening consumer data protection standards.
The new regulation should be published at the end of May and will be realized after two years, when the United States need it. However, European crisis does not have to change cards immediately, and no additional costs.
During the two years following the publication of its document, each Member State is obliged to decide whether they should expect to include the new cards. If agreed by the end of May, & # 39; His first writings may have dressed in Portugal citizen shops before mid-year.