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Read the image from an RFID passport in Linux

First of all you need an NFC reader to connect via USB. There is a table of supported hardware here:

Preferably you should have one with the PN533 chipset.

Then install "mrtdreader":

  sudo apt install mrtdreader
or build from source (

Then run:

  mrtdreader -p XXXXXXXX -b YYMMDD -e YYMMDD
where "-p" is the passport number, "-b" is the birth date and "-e" is the expiration date.

This will dump the facial image to a file called "image.jpg" or "image.jp2" in the current directory.

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