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What is the purpose of the NFC chip in passports?

Audience: Business/End-user

NFC-enabled passports are also known as ePassports or biometric passports, and they typically contain a digital photo of the passport holder as well as other biometric data such as fingerprints or facial recognition data.

This information is securely stored on the NFC chip and can be accessed by authorised parties using NFC technology, which provides a secure and convenient way to verify the identity of the passport holder.