FOI release

Importance of scanning passports in EU; UK's participation in Schengen agreement

The importance of scanning passports within EU and countries across the world by border force, including the Schengen borders provisions.



FOI release 31602

  1. Importance of scanning of new passports within the European Union and countries across the world.

  2. The United Kingdom’s participation in the Schengen agreement to travel freely to and from the rest of the European Union.

The information was released on 2 June 2014.

Published 2 July 2014