My fingers shook as they pressed into the scanner at my citizenship appointment. Forcing a smile, I thought: I’ve come so far, I won’t risk saying anything now. My UK passport would be in hand soon enough — and this would all be over.
It pains me to say it, but last week the British government did something right. Not only right, but brave.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. inaugurated the first-ever outsourced alternative Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre (PPRC) at the VFS Global premises in Wafi Mall in Dubai on Thursday, part of the commitment of the Duterte Administration to better serve overseas Filipinos (OFs).
The new Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre (PPRC) at the VFS Global premises in Wafi Mall, Dubai is tops.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has developed industry standards that will bring the aim of having travellers arrive at airports ready-to-fly one step closer to reality.
“The photos should not subject to any modifications,” the ICP reiterated. To enable acceptance of personal photographs via smart systems for all age, groups, the following specifications must be met.
It is worth noting that during the past ten years, the UAE passport has increased by 44 places, jumping from 56th in 2013 to 12th now, next to the Cyprus passport.
The Ministry of Interior has recently started issuing machine-readable or ePassports for citizens in accordance with the technical and security requirements issued by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.
The ministry indicated that the renewal of passports of the UAE nationals residing abroad for education, treatment or work is done through diplomatic missions of the UAE abroad.
He reportedly concealed his marriage and used the health insurance card and identification documents of his ex-wife to admit the second wife to hospital for birth and got the birth data for his daughters.