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Changes in e-passports
09/20/2014

The changes are provided on the basis of a sample passport of an Estonian citizen.

  1. In e-passports issued until 14.01.2008, the optically variable security element (image of a lion) has background of pearlescent glimmer
  2. In document number of e-passports issued until 14.01.2008, the second prefix (the letter in the second position) is "A"
  3. In e-passports issued until 31.12.2009, the issuer's name is "KMA" (Citizenship and Migration Board)
  4. In e-passports issued starting from 15.01.2008, background of the optically variable security element (image of a lion) has no pearlescent glimmer
  5. In document number of e-passports issued from 15.01.2008, the second prefix (the letter in the second position) is "B"
  6. In e-passports issued starting from 01.01.2010, the issuer's name is "PPA" (Police and Border Guard Board)