The Nigerian Government has launched the electronic version of its International Travel Document. This Nigerian ePassport is among the best electronic Passports in the World.
The launch of the Nigerian ePassport herald the phasing off of the old Nigerian Machine Readable Passport (MRP).
The Nigerian ePassport is electronic in the sense that the details presented on the passport and some other demographic and biometric information of the carrier are stored on a microchip embedded in the passport.
Due to the delicate and security nature of the electronic Passport, privileged holders of such ePassport booklets are advised to take extreme care of these documents, to ensure they are secured and operational at any given time.
Thus it is imperative that everyone in possession of the electronic passport (ePassport) MUST take the following points into serious consideration.