New Passports to Include Fingerprints

Ljubljana, 26 March - The government adopted draft amendments to the travel documents act on Thursday to pave the way for the second-generation biometric passports, which will include fingerprints. The motion transposes EU legislation, Interior Minister Katarina Kresal said.

Interior Minister Katarina Kresal presenting the new second-generation biometric passports at a press conference after the weekly cabinet session.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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