Kenya to launch biometric passport

Published: 20/Apr/2015
Source: Planet Biometrics

Kenyan officials confirmed over the weekend that the country’s ePassport will be launched in November.

Directorate of Immigration and Registration of Persons, Gordon Kihalangwa, said on a live Twitter chat that tracking individuals’ movements will become easy with the ePassport.

“In Africa, only Burundi has implemented the e-passport. By November, Kenya will be introducing the ePassport,” he said.

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Themes: Identity Documents
Regions: East Africa, Kenya
Year: 2015