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Documents used to support applications for identity, residence and travel documents, such as birth, marriage and death certificates.


Footnote 7 of European Commission: Communication 'Action plan to strengthen the European response to travel document fraud', COM (2016) 790


  • BG: Документи за легитимация/самоличност
  • CS: matriční doklady
  • DE: Ausgangsdokumente (EU-acquis); no usual translation in DE
  • EL: έγγραφα βάσης
  • EN: breeder dcouments
  • ES: Documentos primarios (documento de filiación)
  • ET: alusdokumendid
  • FI: lähdeasiakirjat
  • FR: documents sources
  • GA: Doiciméid phórúcháin
  • HU: anyakönyvi dokumentumok
  • IT: documenti originatori
  • LT: pirminiai dokumentai
  • LV: izcelsmes dokumenti
  • MT: dokumenti oriġinaturi
  • NL: onderliggende documenten
  • PT: documentos a montante
  • SK: východiskové doklady (EU acquis); zdrojové doklady
  • SL: dokumenti o izvoru
  • SV: stödjande ID-dokumentation / bakomliggande dokument
  • NO: Transportørs ansvar


The term can be used in different contexts, most commonly it is used in the context of fraud, such as in the Communication of the Commission, COM(2016) 790 final which presents an action plan to tackle the phenomenon of travel document fraud.