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Second Generation Turkish e-Passport

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
 

Project title

Second Generation Turkish e-Passport

Priority area

Home Affairs - Integrated Border Management

Beneficiary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Co-Beneficiary
 

Ministry of İnterior Directorate General of Civil Registration and Nationality, Turkish National Police

Duration

37 months, January 2017 – February 2020

EU contribution (Euro)

31.875.000

 

 

 

 

PROJECT SUMMARY

Brief description of the project and main objectives
 

In the second generation of e-passports, the passports which began to be produced in 2010 have been upgraded in a way that allows biometric data to be stored and they contain features compatible with the requirements and standards set by the EU.

Location

Overall Türkiye

Achievements / expected outputs

Within the project, newly developed passport booklets and e-passport personalization equipment has been procured. 4,250,000 passports have been printed within the scope of the project. Currently, the production of passports by EU standards continues.

 



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