FG launches E-Temporary Passport to replace ETC | The Guardian Nigeria News

112


Today signifies the launch of the new ICAO-Complaint Nigerian Temporary Passport (NTP). The NTP is a travel document designed for a one-way trip to Nigeria only.<br />The NTP 4-page booklet will now replace the unstandardized Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC). Photo; TWITTER/RAUFAAREFBESOLA

The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated an electronic Temporary Passport to replace the Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC), for effective identity management.

Speaking at the event in Abuja, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, explained that the Temporary Passport was an electronic document with all the features of a regular passport.

According to Aregbesola, the difference is that it is temporary and valid for one trip, and will be retrieved from the user at the entry point.

“The Temporary Passport is ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) compliant and is valid for only 30 days.

PASSPORT

Today signifies the launch of the new ICAO-Complaint Nigerian Temporary Passport (NTP). The…



Source: Guardian Newspaper