Sunday, August 31, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, August 21 2008] Korea Switches to E-Passports

[The Chosun Ilbo, August 13 2008] Korea to Issue E-passports in Late August

From the 25th of this month, new passports with an electronic security chip will be issued.

The chip contains personal information such as birth-date and photo. Citizens will have to have their fingerprints taken at government offices to apply for the new passport.

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