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References   BBC MUNDO (LONDON, UK) Las fascinantes historias detrás de los pasaportes antiguos y modernos (The fascinating stories behind ancient and modern passports) THE WEATHER CHANNEL (NEW YORK, USA) Article on rare historical passports PRI – THE WORLD (MINNEAPOLIS,…

The new European Union laissez-passer

A giant leap forward by Nathalie Creste and Claudia Schwendimann, © Keesing Reference Systems B.V., Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity February 2016 In 2015, based on an amended legal basis, the laissez-passer issued by the European Union made a…

Norway’s New Passport Design

Norway’s designer already made headlines after Snøhetta presented the new “Pixel Design” for bank notes but this time neue presents also the new passport design which is minimalistic but crisp & clear. I just can say WOW, cool! I like…

History of Biometrics

By Stephen Mayhew November 22, 2012 Introduction The term “biometrics” is derived from the Greek words “bio” (life) and “metrics” (to measure). Automated biometric systems have only become available over the last few decades, due to significant advances in the…

Der Passexpedient – A Book Review

Der Passexpedient

by Tom Topol, passport collector & editor, Zürich, August 2012 One of the most famous travel documents in history is the “Safe Conduct” by Emperor Charles V for Martin Luther’s journey to the Imperial Diet of Worms in 1521. During…