Guinea-Bissauan passport

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Guinea-Bissauan passport
Passaporte Guiné-Bissau.jpg
The front cover of a contemporary Guinea-Bissauan passport.
Issued by  Guinea-Bissau
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements Guinea-Bissauan citizenship

Republic of Guinea-Bissau passports are issued to citizens of Guinea-Bissau to travel outside of the country. Guinea-Bissauan citizens can travel to member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). It is the only primary proof for international travel. It can also be used for identification in national registration card or drivers license. It is also the primary proof for citizenship.[citation needed]

Types[edit]

Guinea-Bissauan passports come in three forms:

Ordinary passport

  • Issued to all citizens of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau for international travel.

Official passport

  • Issued to all individual citizens who work for the government and have to travel on official business.

Diplomatic passport

  • Issued to diplomats and their family members when they serve overseas.

Passport cover[edit]

Guinea-Bissauan passports are dark green in color, with the words "Republic of Guinea-Bissau" inscribed on top of the booklet. The Guinea-Bissauan coat of arms is emblazoned in the center of the cover page, followed on the bottom by the inscription of the word "PASSAPORTE" on ordinary passports. [1]

Passport information[edit]

The given below information is printed on the identification page in Portuguese and English.

  1. Type
  2. Passport No.
  3. Given name(s)
  4. Date of birth
  5. Sex
  6. Place of birth
  7. Place of Issue
  8. Date of expiry
  9. Surname
  10. Nationality
  11. Residence
  12. Date of issue

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