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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about visas. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to visas. More topics may be perused by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Contact biometrics back in play after Manila’s Covid alert drops to lowest level

Optimistic that the recent flare of COVID-19 cases has subsided and stabilized, the Philippines government has resumed capturing biometric, including…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Ukrainian refugee crisis spotlights biometric data collection process challenges

Blame for challenges faced by thousands of Ukrainian refugees in submitting their biometric data for visas to travel to the…

 

Cameroon seals deal to set up biometric visa system with Ivorian supplier

Cameroon will begin the issuance of biometric visas and consular cards from June 1 this year if things go as…

 

Saudi Arabia launches biometrics enrollment app for pilgrim visas

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Saudi Visa Bio’ mobile app made its debut in the UK and Malaysia to register the fingerprint or…

 

Controversy over Ghana VP remarks on ID card use as passport shows need for public engagement

The recent claim by Ghana’s vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia that the country’s national biometric ID card (the Ghana Card)…

 

Biometrics use in Turkey expands from migration system to ATMs

Turkey is the legendary link between Europe and Asia and has become a bottleneck for migrants fleeing crises in the Middle…

 

UK immigration bill proposing biometric data collection from millions faces criticism

The recently updated Nationality and Borders Bill set out by the UK Home Office includes plans to introduce an Electronic…

 

Biometrics self-registration for Mecca pilgrims’ e-visas announced

Saudi Arabia is to become one of the first countries in the world to issue e-visas based on biometrics captured…

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