Monrovia – The Government of Liberia through the Bureau of Passport and Visas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs the public that the Bureau will be closed to new applicants and individuals applying for passports as they prepare to begin the issuance of e-Passports shortly.

In order to get this vital process underway, the Bureau of Passport and Visas is informing the general public that it doors will be closed to all new applicants beginning Tuesday, August 1, to Friday, August 4, 2017.

The Bureau assures the public that it will resume full operations on Monday, August 7, 2017.

An e-Passport will contain an electronic chip that holds the same information that is printed on the passport’s data page: the holder’s name, date of birth, and other biographic pieces of information…