Now the user fill online form for passport.
ON-LINE DATA ENTRY OF DEMOGRAPHIC DATA FOR APPLICATIONS FOR BIOMETRIC PASSPORT
1. An application is required to purchase and complete the prescribe passport application forms sold at the designated banks.
i. A first time application should attach the light-green birth certificate issued by the Births and Deaths Registry
ii. To replace an old passport the latter should be attached instead of a birth certificate.
iii. To replace a missing passport, a police report on the loss and the light green birth certificate should attached.
iv. Applicants below 18 years should attach the passport, National ID or Voter’s ID of one of the parents or guardian in addition to his or her own documents.
v. Applicants seeking to change their names for the new passsport should first go through the normal process of changing a name and attach a copy of Gazette indicating the change of name.
vi. The bank receipt should be attached to all applications.
3. When the application form is fully completed and the appropriate original document(s) attached, the applicant has the following options:
i. Proceed to a passport Application Centre to submit the application for processing.
ii. Complete the passport Application form on the computer and transmit on-line to the to the Passport Application Centre before proceeding there to submit the completed original hard copy of the application with required attachments.
At the Application Centre the applicant will no longer spend time waiting for his/her data to be type into the computer.
4. The application form and its attachments will, however, be scrutinized by the vetting officers and thereafter scanned by staff. The picture and fingerprints of the applicant will then be captured and the applicant given a slip indicating the date of collection of the passport.
5. It is only the entry of the applicant’s demographic data into the system that’s is to be done online by applicants and this constitutes only one step in the passport application process hence the use of the term online demographic data” and “not online passport application”