08 Jun '11, 5pm

Printing glitch in some Singapore passports

Printing glitch in some Singapore passports

SINGAPORE: The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has found "printing alignment problems" in some passports from a batch that were printed and issued to Singaporeans between May 23 and June 3. In a press release on Wednesday evening, the ICA said the passports were among a total of 1,280 passports that could be affected. "The printing problem affects a security feature of the passport and those affected may face inconvenience when they travel overseas if the problem is not corrected," the ICA said. "The ICA sincerely apologises for the technical glitch that has caused this problem and for any inconvenience to those who are affected," it added. The ICA is contacting those who have been issued with such affected passports to arrange for the documents to be examined and verified. All affected passports will be corrected on the spot. Counters will be set up at Level 3 o...

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