Procedure for new passport

A new passport for Cameroon formalized by presidential decree

On June 17, 2021, the President of the Republic, H.E. Paul Biya signed Presidential Decree no. 2021/347 laying down the conditions for issuing passports.

This decree lists the conditions of establishment, as well as the procedures for obtaining the 3 types of biometric passports: the ordinary passport, the service passport and the diplomatic passport.

It also presents the technical innovations that equip this new travel document and which make it one of the most secure in the world to date. Its technical safety performance exceeds ICAO requirements.

This new passport, which will come into force on July 1, 2021, introduces innovations in terms of registration procedures. Any application for an ordinary passport will now be preceded by online pre-enrollment accompanied by dematerialized payment.

Follow this link: to apply for a Cameroonian biometric passport online.

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