The bodies and forces of security of the State are the guarantors for the protection of a country’s citizens. Their work involves using all the mechanisms within their reach that could help them in their daily endeavors. Amongst these mechanisms, technology has become a customary tool for Governments. So it is common to find biometric elements that help identify people in border control applications. Facial recognition is a highly recommendable technology for use in this type of surroundings, with potential applications in a wide variety of ambits.