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South African politician calls for e-visas, biometrics on arrival

In a briefing of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament, Economic Opportunities Minister for the Western Cape, Alan Winde, emphasized the…


TT Services executive shares insights about biometrics

TT Services’ announced that global projects coordinator Bill Sillery shared his insights into the current and future state of biometrics…


SITA provides biometric border management systems for Oman, Bulgarian, Romanian

SITA recently provided its iBorders border management solutions and services to the government of Oman to facilitate the country’s visitor…


Zetes awarded contract for Senegalese biometric visas

The Société nationale d’édition de documents administratifs et d’identification du Sénégal (SNEDAI) has awarded European system integrator Zetes a contract to produce…


Accenture, Morpho and HP share European Commission contract for visa information and biometric matching

The European Commission Directorate General for Home Affairs has awarded a consortium of Accenture, Morpho and HP a contract to…


Canada to start capturing biometrics of temporary residents

Beginning in 2013, citizens from countries or territories for which Canada requires biometric information must appear in person to have…


Taiwan added to U.S. visa waiver program

Taiwan has been added to the U.S. visa waiver program, streamlining travel for thousands of eligible biometrically credentialed Taiwan passport…


European visa applicants from UAE subject to biometric scans

As part of the Visa Information System that was introduced by the European Commission, all diplomatic missions from Schengen zone…


U.S. streamlines biometric travel visa procedures in India

The United States Embassy in India has recently announced a new procedure for issuing travel visas that includes biometric capture….


India Pilots Biometrics In Visa Applications

The Government of India recently launched a pilot program that is aimed at capturing biometric data for visa applicants. The…

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