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Parallel audit Biometric Passports

Audit number: 14381

Under the aegis of the European Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI), the Information Technology Working Group designated the issuing of biometric passports as the subject of the audit in the preliminary stages. The selection was based on the existing joint requirements concerning passports which have biometric features. The audits were conducted in the form of an international parallel audit. The basic principles and the audit programmes were agreed with the six participating countries.