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New biometric residence permits for Germany

by Ray Clancy on August 31, 2011

New biometric visa system in Germany

New biometric residence permits for non European Union citizens are being introduced in Germany from tomorrow (Thursday 01 September).

The electronic chip cards are replacing the existing paper residence permits that are regarded as open to being faked. It is part of a general move to combat identity fraud and to comply with European Union rules. [click to continue…]

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