The National Press-Mint (INCM) is a public limited company with public capital. The company is responsible for the production of basic goods and services to the functioning of the Portuguese State, among which are to:
Minting of coins;
Edit official publications, of which highlights the Gazette;
Production of security documents, in particular identification documents such as the Citizen Card and Passport;
Authentication of precious metals;
Editing essential works of the Portuguese and universal culture.
INCM, as part of the State Business Sector (ESS), is to develop, produce and deliver goods and services that require the incorporation of high safety standards as a guarantee of authenticity and reliability.