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Most e-visas are just online forms, survey shows

Electronic visas have been hailed across the world as a solution that increases efficiency and security. But according to new…


Nigeria partners with e-Gate, Visa on digital ID, payment card for financial inclusion

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), a Nigerian federal government agency involved in innovative research for development, has…


EU Council okays rules for Schengen digital visa application system

The Council of the European Union on November 13 adopted two regulations which pave the way for the implementation of…


EU parliament formally adopts digital visas

Europe has made one of the final steps towards adopting digital visas for the Schengen area. On Wednesday, the European…


Fime Asia expands Visa accreditation for contactless payment terminal testing

Fime Asia in Taiwan can now validate Level 2 compliance for the contactless payment terminals of vendors in Visa’s network,…


Cameroon biometric visa portal down, Burkina Faso launches own platform

Cameroon’s Ministry of External Relations announced recently that the country’s digital visa portal has been inaccessible in some countries, frustrating…


General Dynamics lands $320M in visa service orders featuring biometric enrollment

The U.S. State Department has awarded $320 million in visa task orders to General Dynamics for consulates in South America….


UK updates penalties for breaking biometrics rules for digital visas

Governments continue to pursue secure systems for biometric immigration control, but human opportunism remains a problem. This week the UK…


ETIAS clarifies biometric data requirements about Europe’s new visa system

As Europe prepares to introduce its new Entry/Exit System (EES) at the end of 2023, confusion is growing around data…


EU unveils plan for digital Schengen visas in push to ease travel document applications

Governments around the world are attempting to make it easier for people to acquire travel documents like visas and passports….

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