Uganda issues over 83,000 epassports in a month


Over 83000 passports have been issued in the last month in Uganda using a new online application process.

The online ePassport application process was introduced by the Ministry of Internal Affairs last year in December, reported KFM.

The state minister for internal affairs Obiga Kania said the new online system has improved service delivery with 83233 passports issued as by 27th Jan 2020.

He said in the same period last year, December 2018 and Jan 2019 there were 15,000 passports issued.

The minister appeals to all Ugandans to embrace the system to avoid being conned or exploited.

According to the Privacy Policy on the website, applicants’ personal information is kept only for a limited period of time to fulfill the purpose for which it is c

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