Biometric passports will be issued in 2015
The Cabinet of Ministers ordered to start production and issuance of biometric passports on January 1, 2015.
It is fixed in the Government Resolution № 152 dd. May 7, 2014.
In particular, the government approved a sample form, the technical description and order of processing, issuance, exchange, transfer, removal, return to the state, destruction of the passport of a citizen of Ukraine to travel abroad with contactless electronic chip and ordered to start issuing them on January 1, 2015.
The Government resolved that the documents issued before the entry of this Resolution into force shall be valid for the period for which they were issued.