11 October,2017

President Inaugurates Passport Card

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has, this morning, inaugurated the “Passport Card”, with multifunctional features. The launching ceremony was held at the President’s Office.

passport Card

Apart from being an identity travel document, the Passport Card launched today can be linked to the holders’ account at the Bank of Maldives, and insurance plan at Allied Insurance. The Passport Card also allows other additional e-services like e-transport to be incorporated.

This unique polycarbonate passport card is manufactured with exceptional levels of technology and with the highest levels of security, by German company Dermalog. The Maldives is the first country to introduce a multifunctional polycarbonate passport card.

At the ceremony, the Controller General of Immigration Mohamed Anwar presented to the President, his Passport Card.