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SADC to begin production of biometric passports for staff with Botswana facilities

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has concluded a deal with the government of Botswana to begin…

 

Biometric passports in high demand and technology providers stepping up

Travel-related biometrics applications, for passport issuance and airports in particular, have been resurgent, with Zwipe’s partnership for airport security in…

 

Biometric passports progress in Turkey, Denmark, Suriname

Turkey and Suriname have unveiled their latest steps on biometric passports, while Giesecke+Devrient says the production of Danish electronic passports…

 

Veridos breaks ground on Ugandan biometric ID document printing plant

There are five primary challenges nations face in going fully digital with IDs, according to one vendor. Veridos has published…

 

Biometric IDs underperforming or accompanying international tensions

Travel documents are one of those facts of life that only seem truly important when the world feels like it…

 

Ugandans cry foul over biometric passport issuance delays

There is an increasing backlog of applications for biometric passports in Uganda and applicants are expressing frustration over the inability…

 

Passport demand outpacing issuance, Portugal opens biometric gates to UK travelers

As passports become increasingly sophisticated incorporating biometrics on chips with NFC, some good, old-fashioned delays are also developing in the…

 

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…

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