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ICAO Working Group opens RFI on expanding biometric passports’ use

The ICAO New Technologies Working Group (NTWG) has opened a request for information to learn more about improving the security…


Iceland updates ID cards as Frontex warns of document fraud in EU

Frontex detected 22,300 fraudulent identity documents on the EU’s external borders in 2023, while Greece just seized almost 5,000 in…


Georgia rolls out facial recognition to upgrade border control

Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has announced the deployment of a biometric border control system that will use facial recognition…


ICAO TRIP Symposium underscores the vital role of technology and innovation in advancing traveler mobility

ICAO Secretary General Mr. Juan Carlos Salazar delivers opening remarks at the 18th ICAO TRIP and Joint INTERPOL Biometrics Forum…


India says chip passports coming ‘soon’ as authorities discover fakes through biometrics

Indians will soon be able to obtain their long-awaited e-passports, equipped with biometric chips compliant with the latest ICAO standards….


Airport digital ID pilot projects draw vendor, national players

Pilots of digital ID continue in the air-travel industry, with IDnow joining a public key directory test and Vietnam trying…


Andorra selects Pangea and partner for biometric passport delivery

Pangea has won the contract for the design and issuance of a new biometric passport for Andorra. The company won…


Explainer: What is a biometric passport?

Also called ePassports or digital passports, biometric passports differ from older types of IDs in that they have an embedded…


New biometric passport in India could debut by year end

The delayed debut of electronic passports in India by Tata Consultancy Services could occur by year end, according to reports….


Common digital health pass for seamless travel to be discussed at ICAO summit

Discussions around adopting a common global digital health pass, or “passport” in ICAO’s parlance, to facilitate international travel will be…

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