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Author Topic: biometric residence permits/cards for foreigners within three years - UK  (Read 891 times)

byron mc

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and the 3rd article that relates to our forum:
"The introduction of compulsory identity cards [passport sticker in 2008] for foreign nationals in Britain will take at least three years to complete, ministers are to confirm this month.

expected to involve 10,000 foreign nationals already living in London, those involved will not actually receive an ID card. Instead, a sticker will be inserted in their passport if their application to extend their stay.
"biometric residence permits"
April 2009 the categories will be extended to business people, children of settled parents, those on work permits and visitors. Refugees and people with the right to settle in Britain will issued with ID cards from April 2011."

January 15, 2008
http://www.guardian.co.uk/humanrights/story/0,,2240908,00.html

hello? "biometric residence permits" ? how much info is on this thing? is there an RFID chip too?
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