Recently, China has unveiled its first ever electronic passports that contain embedded microchip containing all the information.
One of the Chinese official says that the adoption of electronic passports complies with international trends and plays an important role in international travel for officials.
The embedded microchip contains personal data including name, family name, personal numeric code, the document's term of validity, the issuing agency and citizenship, China Daily reported.
It looks the same a general normal looking passport but it has new digital encryption and printing technologies making hard to forge.
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