The Finnish government has confirmed that it will start to introduce biometric passports from
The microchip, which SDW understands will be supplied by Philips, will be embedded within the passport’s polycarbonate data page. The contract was awarded to a 50-50 joint venture between Suomen PA Segenmark Oy and
Finnish citizens are able to apply for their e-passport at any police service point or Finnish mission abroad. The government said the passport fee will not rise significantly.
Facial images must be included on EU Member State passports by