Public Advisory on Phasing out of Handwritten Passports by 24th Nov 2015
lndian citizens living in lndia and abroad are advised to urgently replace their handwritten passports with machine-readable passports. The lnternational civil Aviation Organisation (lCAO) has set a deadline of the 24th November 2015 for globally phasing out of all non-Machine Readable Passports (MRPs). Thereafter, foreign Governments may deny Visa or entry to any person travelling on a non-Machine Readable Passport. For more details please click .