Citizens from Brunei will soon have biometric passports, according to BruneiDirect.com. The $7.1 million e-passport project, run by the Immigration and National Registration Department, replaces the country’s existing machine readable passport.
The ePassport is compliant with International Civil Aviation Organisation standards and contains a 72-kilobyte chip, facial and fingerprint images. The project is a joint undertaking between Information Technology Protective Security Service and German company Giesecke & Devrient.
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