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Task force recommends biometric visas to strengthen security at ECOWAS borders

A task force working on ECOVISA — a project which seeks to harmonize visa processes, procedures and costs within the…

 

Finland considers using biometrics from civil, travel registries to investigate major crimes

Finland’s Ministry of the Interior is looking into the legality of sharing fingerprint biometric data collected for passports and ID…

 

Veridos partners to produce Costa Rica’s biometric passports

Costa Rica has contracted Veridos and GSI Sertracen to supply, install, and implement electronic passports with biometric features, according to a press…

 

Uganda prepares to produce biometric passports, ID documents locally with Veridos

The production of biometric passports, driver’s licenses and other ID documents in Uganda will soon begin within the country when…

 

Regula teases compact scanner for verifying biometric ID documents

Latvian company Regula will soon release a compact document authentication scanning device named the Regula 1030 that can authenticate current…

 

Bickering follows Nigeria biometric passport issuance halt in UK, process ordered to resume

The decision by Nigeria’s High Commission in London to suspend biometric capture appointments for the issuance of enhanced biometric passports…

 

Biometrics cause ‘bottleneck’ for Ukrainians fleeing to Canada, ease France arrivals

As refugees from Ukraine enter in large numbers to safe haven countries, the CBC reports that biometric collection is becoming a…

 

Biometric passport issuance underway in Zimbabwe, digital IDs from April

The issuance of new generation biometric passports has started in some provinces of Zimbabwe and there are plans to extend…

 

FMI identifies biometric passport trends as U.S. announces new document design

A new report from Future Market Insights (FMI) has suggested the global electronic passport market may increase from a valuation…

 

Costa Rica switches to biometric passports, Nigeria opens new production center

The list of countries issuing biometric passports to their citizens continues to get longer, as Costa Rica has joined in…

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