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Barbados moves to biometric passports, considers biometric verification at ports of entry

Following the recommendation of the ICAA on travel document standards, Barbados’ Immigration Department has begun to phase out machine-readable passport…

 

Bulgaria issues tender for biometric ID system

Bulgaria’s interior ministry has opened a €121.8 million (US$139.1 million) tender for developing a system for issuing biometric identity documents,…

 

Ukraine has issued more than three million biometric passports this year

The State Migration Service of Ukraine reports that more than three million biometric passports and about 725,000 ID cards have…

 

Veridos awarded 12-year, €340M Bangladesh ePassport contract

Veridos, a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient and state-owned Bundesdruckerei, has been commissioned with the supply, installation, and implementation of next…

 

HID Global upgrades Argentina’s biometric passport

HID Global announced it has been working with the government of Argentina to upgrade the country’s ICAO biometric passport. The…

 

Agreement signed for production of biometric identity documents in Belarus

X Infotech and Emperor Technology won the tender to supply the Republic of Belarus with the hardware and software needed…

 

Veridos set to win Bangladesh ePassport contract

The Daily Star is reporting that Veridos is set to win the contract to provide ePassports to Bangladesh. The cabinet…

 

Newcastle Airport to deploy ePassport gates

In a recent Future Travel Experience report, a Newcastle International Airport spokesperson outlined the progress on its new international arrival…

 

HID selected by Tanzania to provide technology for electronic passports

The government of Tanzania has selected HID Global as the main supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing electronic passports….

 

Namibia makes the switch to biometric passports

In an effort to fulfill International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements, Namibia is now only issuing biometric passports, or ePassports,…

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