1. Fingerprint biometrics, which will be required for passport issue in due course.
2. Some different administrative information to support the efficient operation of the National Identity Service. This includes:
(a) National insurance number to aid identity verification checks for identity cards, and in time, passports.
(b) Answers to "shared secrets" chosen by applicants which will allow them to identify themselves over the telephone, facilitating quicker reporting of lost or stolen documents and change of address
(c) A unique number, the national identity registration number, which binds recorded details relating to one person together in the same record.