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Passports: Biometrics

Question for Home Office

UIN 31047, tabled on 5 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of British passports that will require additional biometric details before the EU requires ETIAS for a visa waiver.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

13 July 2022

The British passport is compliant with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO 9303) on international passport standards so there are no plans to make changes.

Answered by

Home Office
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