BiH to start issuing biometric passports at year’s end

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) – The issuing of biometric passports will begin on December 31st, BiH’s Agency for Identification Documents, Registers and Data Exchange announced on Monday (March 30th).

A German company won the bid for providing the passports and signed a contract with the government last month. The passports will contain a data chip in accordance with international standards, one of the preconditions BiH must meet for a liberalised visa regime with the EU.

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