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Characteristics

1. Cover

  • Addition of an electronic travel document symbol

Cover of e-Passport

2. Data page

  • Made of polycarbonate
  • Holder's personal particulars and photograph are engraved into the data page of the e-Passport by laser engraving technology

Data page of e-Passport

Information on the data page of a HKSAR passport

Information on the data page of a HKSAR passport

3. Back cover

  • Contains a contactless chip that stores the following digital data of the holder

Back cover of e-Passport with contactless chip

Visible Security Features on e-Passport Data Page

Visible security features on e-Passport data page

UV Security Features on e-Passport Data Page

  • A night scene of Tsing Ma Bridge with fireworks and the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre can be seen under UV light

UV security features on e-Passport data page

Special Features of Seasonal Flowers on e-Passport Visa Pages

  • Seasonal flower in the middle is printed across the odd no. page and the even no. page.

Special features of seasonal flowers on e-Passport visa pages

  • When two pages are rolled up to meet each other, the seasonal flower on the right margin of odd no. pages (e.g. P. 11) matches that on the left margin of the even no. page (e.g. P. 14) on the opposite side to make a complete bunch of flowers.

Special features of seasonal flowers on e-Passport visa pages

  • 32-page e-Passport

32-page e-Passport

  • 48-page e-Passport

48-page e-Passport

 

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