Seals are printed stamps seen on entry permits, access permits, work passes, grants of asylum and diplomatic authorizations. The Ministry of Admission of Arstotzka seal should appear on all other documents except diplomatic authorizations, which are validated by the issuing government, and work passes, which are validated by the Ministry of Labor of Arstotzka. Since day 11, the inspector may encounter documents without a seal or documents with a counterfeit seal, whose carriers the inspector is authorized to and should detain.
There are two official M.O.A. seals, while there are four official M.O.L. seals for work passes. Any document without a seal or with a seal that does not match in shape, orientation and/or logo indicates a forgery, and the person holding it should be denied entry or detained.
|Valid M.O.A. seals|
|Forged M.O.A. seals|
|Valid M.O.L. seals|
|Forged M.O.L. seals|
Diplomatic authorizations do not have seals from Arstotzkan ministries as they are validated by the issuing government. There is one seal per country that matches that of the front of the passport, and an alternative version with a detail added, such as extra shading. In addition to having a nonexistent or no seal, a diplomatic authorization from one country may be stamped with a seal from another country. A seal that does not match in shape, orientation and/or logo indicates a forgery.