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Electronic passport: these are the three mechanisms to obtain it

migrations He stated that there is no shortage of passports and that there are three mechanisms to obtain said travel document, which will make it easier for citizens to obtain it on time.

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It’s a statement, the entity pointed out that the person who wishes to obtain a passport must pay the processing fee at the Banco de la Nación and not have an electoral fine, as well as choose, according to their needs, one of the three mechanisms that exist to process a passport:

For urgency: the attention is direct and without an appointment when you have a purchased ticket. The citizen can go to the Jorge Chávez International Airport or to the headquarters in Breña, from 48 hours prior to your flight, carrying the travel ticket, boarding pass, DNI and proof of payment of the right.

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By exception: attention is by scheduled appointment upon request through the Digital Migration Agency, when the passport is required as a prior condition for another procedure, for example: process a visa or carry out a residence procedure for another country, to obtain a scholarship or a student exchange, etc. The scheduling of the appointment is granted after submitting the support of the immediate need to have a passport.

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Appointment system: attention is by appointment according to the available attention schedule, respecting the restricted capacity and the operational capacity. Attention by appointment responds to the sanitary conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which requires respecting the restricted capacity.

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In the last quarter of 2021, around 250,000 passports, a higher figure compared to the last quarter of 2020, in which only 58,825 passports were issued; and also higher than that of the third quarter of 2021, in which 230,000 passports were issued.

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However, in November 2021, more than 11 thousand citizens did not attend their appointments, and in December 2021, more than 12 thousand citizens did not attend or cancel the appointments they had scheduled.

Migrations pointed out that the absence and / or failure to cancel appointments leaves citizens who really need the travel document without an opportunity; plus, generates an additional operating cost to the entity.

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In addition, there are around 9,000 passports pending collection that have an expiration period of 60 days from their issuance, so if they are not collected within that period, they will be canceled in the system.

migrations He stressed that it is open 24 hours a day at the Jorge Chávez International Airport, and during normal hours (8 am to 5 pm) at its headquarters and in the zones, guaranteeing that every citizen who needs a passport can be served, since there is no shortage of supplies. .

Additionally, he emphasized that the public bidding process for the transparent purchase of 700,000 passports that cover the demand until the end of 2022 is nearing completion.

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