DHS Defers E-Passport Requirement to 2006; Digital Photos in VWP Passports Still Required

DHS press release reiterates that Visa Waiver Program visitors will be required to produce passports with digital photographs by 10/26/05. However, requirements for circuit chips and other biometrics are deferred until 10/26/06. The deadline for machine-readable passports is still 6/26/05.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 05061565.

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