the ministry of internal affairs spokesperson told Xinhua
by telephone that electronic machine-readable travel
documents or e-passports will have advanced security
e-passport personalized, citizens leaving or entering the
country can freely do so without necessarily interacting
with immigration officers. The government of Uganda will
soon be installing automated e-gates at Entebbe
International Airport,” Siminyu said.
He said old
passports will continue to be used by citizens for a
transition period of two years until January 2021.
the internal affairs ministry, the e-passport will have
biometric features that can identify the passport with the
also limits chances of forgery of biometric information
stored in the passport by fraudsters.