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Instructions for downloading FVC2006 fingerprint database

  1. Download license agreement, send by email one signed and scanned copy to

  2. For details of the FVC2006 competition and database, see You can also download the paper describing the BioSec multimodal database, from which the FVC2006 fingerprint data was extracted. Here you can also find some research on combining the FVC2004 matchers.

  3. Send an email to, as follows:
    Subject: [DATABASE download: FVC2006]

    : Your name, e-mail, telephone number, organization, postal mail, purpose for which you will use the database, time and date at which you sent the email with the signed license agreement.

  4. Once the email copy of the license agreement has been received at ATVS, you will get an email with a username, a password, and a time slot to download the database.

  5. Download the database, for which you will need to provide the authentication information given in step 5. After you finish the download, please notify by email to that you have successfully completed the transaction.

  6. For more information, please contact:

Sample fingerprint 1

Sample fingerprint 2

Sample fingerprint 3

Sample fingerprint 4