PassTrace is a
modern digital authentication solution for degree
The certificate contains a digital signature of the issuing
institution as a two-dimensional barcode called QR
code. The signature and its verification uses digital
public key encryption (FIPS 140-2 standard) providing
the highest level of protection against
counterfeiting. The verification process is digital, and
therefore, a copy of the original document can be used
without compromising the protection.
The signature can be verified by taking a photo of the QR code and
uploading it to
The verification can be
done by anyone from anywhere without any special
equipment. Simply use your smartphone.
Alternatively, you can download a QR code reader app to your
smartphone, such as, i-nigma scanner or QR Droid. Just
make sure that the QR code directs you to the website of the issuing institution or to
You can contact us by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.