Britain will issue biometric visas

October 1st, 2009 by admin Leave a reply »

In March 2008 all the British Consulate will arrange biometric visas. Said Prime Minister Gordon Brown, according It is planned, that if you wish to obtain visa, it will need you to make fingerprints and iris scan.

Also in 2008, all foreigners arriving in the UK for a period of six months or more, will be required to draw an identity card with biometric data. Biometric ID cards for British citizens will begin to issue a year later.

In addition, the British government plans to gain access to visa and immigration databases, the EU, as well as access immigration officers to the Interpol database of lost and stolen passports.


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