Sovereign has its own authority to issue different type of identity documents ranging from identity card, driver's license, birth certificate under its jurisdiction, therefore documents vary from one country to another. Going to a foreign country, visa and resident cards are issued to regulated those of non-citizen.
These documents are product of both politics and technology. First as a plea to protect and respect its bearer, later as mechanisms of security, and then tokens in global integration. It is part of symbols of nationhood: flags, stamps, banknotes & passports.
Arrival / Departure Card
Collective Travel Document
Document In Lieu of Passport
International Driving Permit
National Birth Certificate
National Driver's License
National Identity Card
Restricted Travel Document
Penang & Malacca : British Overseas Citizen
Movement Between Resident of Peninsular Malaysia & East Borneo
Schengen Visa & Immigration Stamping
United Kingdom Identity Cards & Passports
German Third Reich (1933 — 1945)
Passport from Denmark