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DHS updates U.S. visa waiver program to include mandatory use of biometric passports

The Department of Homeland Security has updated its visa waiver program with stricter air travel requirements on foreign governments including…

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HID Global’s Citizen Identity Business is leading the way in ensuring that every citizen around the world has control of…

 

Ukraine begins issuing biometric passports with plans to issue 2.5 million every year

Ukraine began issuing biometric passports this week, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk unveiled plans to issue 2.5 million passports every…

 

Kazakhstan introducing biometric passport monitoring of professional cyclists

Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre and the Kazakstan Cycling Federation will introduce biometric passport monitoring of domestic professional cyclists beginning in…

 

Israel sees drop in registration for biometric ID cards and passports

The Israel Central Bureau of Statistics has released new data that shows a significant decline in the number of Israelis…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week ending September 21

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

Gambia reconfirms issuance of biometric passports

The West African nation of Gambia has reiterated its plans to replace its machine-readable passports with biometric passports. Interior Minister…

 

EU Court of Justice rejects challenge to biometric passports

A German man has challenged the inclusion of fingerprints in his passport, but the European Union’s highest court has rejected…

 

First Libyan biometric passport to be issued by the end of the month

If all stakeholders stick to their agreed-upon timelines, Libya’s first biometric passport should be issued by the end of July….

 

Ukraine inches closer to biometric passport production

Production for biometric passports in Ukraine could begin as soon as this year, though some uncertainty around funding persists. Reported…

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