Panama Tenders New Passport Production

The new passport will have a smart chip and layers of security to prevent forgery.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The government announced that it is putting out to tender the production of the new Panamanian passports, which will happen following new and improved safety standards.

An article in notes, "The specifications of the tender to make the new passport have already been designed, Bernardez said, adding that in the coming days they will be uploaded to the PanamáCompra website. He added that the new document should be in circulation in 2012, but current passports and will still be valide and the population will be kept informed of how to change it. "

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