NEW POLICY ON RENEWAL OF E-PASSPORTS

Posted on: June 20, 2019

NEW POLICY ON RENEWAL OF E-PASSPORTS

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to announce its new policy on the Renewal of E-Passports.

Effective immediately, persons renewing their electronic passports are required to submit the following upon application:

1. A completed Application Form;
2. The existing Electronic Passport;
3. A Photograph in accordance with ICAO Regulations (standard passport-sized photo);
4. The National Insurance Board Smart Card

It is anticipated that this new policy will provide a more efficient process for the renewing of e-passports.

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