Bishkek . “By 2017, we plan to provide all citizens with biometric passports,” сhairman of the State Registration Service (GRS) KR Tairbek Sarpashev said during a press conference at Kabar Agency.
One of the main challenges facing the State Registration Service is the issue of biometric passports. Since the second half of 2016 we plan to issue biometric passports. We will acquire equipment for the production of passports. By 2017, we plan to provide all citizens with biometric ID-passports, said Sarpashev.
He also reported that in 2016 all the pilgrims will be provided with foreign biometric passports.