New policy on renewal of e-passports

New policy on renewal of e-passports

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday announced its new policy on the renewal of


Effective immediately, the ministry said persons renewing their electronic passports are required to submit the following upon application:


  • A completed application form;
  • The existing electronic passport;
  • A photograph in accordance with ICAO Regulations (standard passport-sized photo);
  • The National Insurance Board smart card

It is anticipated that this new policy will provide a more efficient process for the renewing of e-passports.

For additional information, the public is invited to visit the ministry’s website: