East Africa: New EAC E-Passport Consolidates Integration

Published: 4/May/2016
Source: The Monitor

The new generation EAC e-passport was launched during the 17th ordinary Heads of State Summit in Arusha, Tanzania on March 2.

A regional passport is obviously not a new development in the East African Community (EAC). The novelty this time is about the new features and the usage associated with the e-passport. Prior to the recent developments, EAC launched the East African Passport in November, 1998, with the aim of simplifying travel within the region.

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Themes: ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Burundi, East Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
Year: 2016