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Biometric passports for Costa Rica citizens by 2020

Thursday, November 16, 2017


A government official has confirmed that Costa Rica will issue citizens ePassports by 2020 and that the project will soon be put up for open tender, according to a report in The Costa Rica Star.

Gisella Yockchen, director of the General Migration Direction, said the total project has an estimated cost of $25 million, and consists of three four-month stages from the moment the tender is finalized.

Source: Biometric Update