e-passport

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e-passport

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a passport with an embedded microchip carrying information about the holder
[C20: from e-2 + passport]
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Their leadership promoted a common-sense approach to biometric passport requirements that support strong physical and economic security for the United States.
On the passport front, we will focus efforts on the Senate consideration of a law extending the biometric passport deadline for visa waiver countries.
Thirdly, this project combines two firsts for Zetes, the incorporation of iris recognition in a biometric passport and installation of our very first e-gate project.
NBTA joins with others in requesting the October 26, 2004 biometric passport deadline for Visa Waiver Countries be extended immediately," Connors said.
Today, Ukrainians with biometric passport cross the EU border freely without having to pay visa fees, give money to intermediaries or pass any humiliating procedures, the President emphasized.
Abbas Ibrahim said the plan was a step toward greater liberties for Lebanese nationals, who will be granted entry to many more countries in the world because of the security guarantees provided by the biometric passport.
Anyone travelling to the USA without a new-style biometric passport, known as an "ePassport", will have to have a visa - even if they have been granted an ESTA (electronic system for travel authorization), which is online permission to visit the US.
We saved long and hard for this holiday and filled in all the necessary online forms only a couple of weeks ago only to turn up at the check in desk to be advised that I would not be allowed to travel as I did not have a biometric passport whilst the rest of our family had them, despite calls to the USA from the lady on check in they would not permit travel.
Uzbekistan proposed to add new documents such as a diplomatic passport, a biometric passport of a citizen of Uzbekistan, an identity certificate of Uzbekistan and a return certificate.
Voters, he stressed, should bring their national identity cards or a valid biometric passport.
By the end of the month Moldovan citizens with a biometric passport will not need a visa anymore to travel to the Schengen zone for short-stays.
To use the e-gates, passengers must hold a biometric passport, which contains a contactless chip that has been issued by a member state of the European Union or the European Economic Region (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland).
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