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Dominica is first in OECS to launch new E passport

The Government of Dominica today launched the new E passport.

An official ceremony was held at the Police Headquarters Monday morning.

Dominica will be the first country in the OECS to launch this new passport.

Some of the new features include a laser engraved data page and biometric system facial recognition.

Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore said the new passport will enhance the security of passport holders in Dominica.

Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore

His Excellency Charles Savarin and Mrs, Savarin, Minister for Tourism, Denise Charles and minister for national security Rayburn Blackmoore were first to receive their e-passports following Monday’s ceremony

Dominicans will have until 2023 to switch to the new e-passport.

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