The Transitional Federal Government of the
The project was contracted to Just Solutions Limited (JSL), a company specialising in the production of electronic identity documents in
From document specification approval, JSL delivered the first batch of ePassports & ID Cards within 4 months. The first ePassport and National Identity Card was handed over by Stephen Roberts, the JSL General Manager - Africa to Rania Mohamed Ali at the Somali Embassy in
IRIS Corporation Berhad (ICB) is a supplier to JSL on the project. Together the companies will reportedly issue up to two million ePassport books with inlays and the same number of e-Identification cards over a five-year period. This number is not exactly clear however, as the government currently controls only parts of
Old Somali passports, reportedly described as some of the most forged in the world, are be become invalid after six months.