The Nigerian Government plans are almost “ready” for the commencement of full contactless passport application and the delivery of the same to applicants via courier.
The minister spoke hours after the automated passport application portal was opened to the public, a fulfillment of the promise he made late last year.
“The whole solution is almost ready. We have phase one, phase two, and phase three. This is phase one that we have delivered. Phase two is the one in the diaspora. The one in the diaspora will be delivered on February 8. Then phase three is the contactless biometric whereby you don’t even need to go again and that’s March 8,” Tunji-Ojo explained.
“I guarantee you that in two months’ time, you sit at home, do your biometrics, fill in your delivery address and we send it to you via courier.”