All systems go in Armenia
Biometric passport and ID card issuance systems have now been installed in more than 10 Armenian police passport divisions, according to Armenian News – News.am
Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) is providing Armenia the booklets for the passports and ID cards as well as the issuance equipment which is being rolled out at police passport divisions.
Armenian news says that 50,000 biometric passports and 150,000 ID cards are expected to be issued in 2012. Each passport and ID card will cost 37.42 and 5.52 euros, respectively.
An estimated 304,000 biometric passports and 1 million ID cards are planned to be issued by 2017.