Vietnam E-Passport Project



The Prime Minister has approved the project "Production and distribution of e-passports in Vietnam" in order to improve State management’s efficiency of immigration and meeting the requirements of national security as well strengthen global integration.

Visas to vietnam: The Prime Ministerhas approvedthe project. Productionand distribution of e-passports in Vietnam"in order to improve State management’s efficiency of immigration and meeting the requirements of national security as well strengthen global integration.

Project will be implemented in fou years,divided into twostages as following:

1st stage: From 2011 to 2012,will be invested for the production and distribution of e-passports within the country.

2nd stage: From (2013-2014), will be expanded thee-passport to theVietnam representative offices in foreign countries and implementing thee-passport control at border gates.

One of the principles of the project is to ensure synchronism and high consistency of the whole system, not splitting the range of sectors, linking through from domestic to foreign.

In addition, finger print reader technology deployed in Project to ensure compatible with the finger print reade rtechnology used in the system of e-identity cards and crime’s files system which the Ministry of Public Security are developing.

National database of e passports must ensure scalability and integration to exchange, share and reuse data with databases of other countries on population, the identity people and crime.

Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Public Security investment in building national database of passport and immigration, acentralized hub of database informationon passport and entry and exit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Ministry of transport of the Ministry of Public Security forunified management.