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ICAO Working Group opens RFI on expanding biometric passports’ use

The ICAO New Technologies Working Group (NTWG) has opened a request for information to learn more about improving the security…

 

Seychelles expands, Ghana plans for chip biometric passport issuance

The Seychelles biometric passport scheme will expand to Australia and Canada through a contract with IN Groupe, allowing nationals who…

 

Ghana, Kenya facilitate biometric passport services for compatriots in Canada, China

The Ghanaian High Commission in Canada recently undertook what has been described as an innovative process to facilitate passport issuance…

 

HID Global recognized for innovative security design in Bahrain biometric passport

Identity security solutions firm HID Global has won more accolades for the high-level security and innovation reflected in the Bahrain…

 

Pakistan introduces chip-based biometric passport and updated fee structure

E-passports, a travel document providing security enhancements over legacy machine-readable documents, are being issued to Pakistani nationals by the Directorate…

 

Nigerians hail biometric passport reforms, Kenyans grapple with issuance delays

The move embarked upon by the current administration in Nigeria to reform what it calls a hitherto deeply flawed and…

 

EU’s biometric passport checks could lead to limits for Eurostar passenger numbers

The European Union’s planned Entry/Exit System (EES) could cause hour-long queues for the Eurostar railway service in the UK and…

 

Ghana hints at biometric passport fee hike; Nigeria nears fully digitized applications

A rise in the cost of production could lead to an increase in the fee for obtaining biometric passports in…

 

Sri Lanka prepares to tender contract for 5M biometric passports

Sri Lanka is planning to launch a tender for the issuance of 5 million chip-embedded biometric passports, The Sunday Times…

 

Kenya increases fees for new ID cards, biometric passports, birth, death certificates

Kenyans will soon have to cough out more money than before to obtain some important identity credentials such the new…

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