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The first biometric passport was governor of Stavropol.
In the Stavropol region biometric passport will be issued in Stavropol, Mikhailovskoye, Pyatigorsk, Zheleznovodsk Svetlograd, Neftekumsk and Krasnogvardeisky village.
Sixty nations of the world are ready to introduce passports with biometric data owners. At Stavropol started issuing biometric passport on February 22. The new data about the owner of the documents listed on the electronic chip and protected by special means. Issuance of the new generation of instruments will require certain costs.
In the whole country for the project expected to spend 14 billion rubles.
new passport is an additional safeguard in matters of national security, immigration policy and respect for the constitutional rights of Russian citizens believe Stavropol governor Alexander Montenegro.