Passports of the European Union

The European Union itself does not issue ordinary passports, but ordinary passport booklets issued by its 28 member states share a common format. This common format features burgundy-coloured covers (with the exception of Croatia) emblazoned—in the official language(s) of the issuing country (and sometimes its translation into English and French)—with the title "European Union", followed by the name(s) of the member state, its coat of arms, the word "PASSPORT", together with the biometric passport symbol at the bottom centre of the front cover.

Some EU member states also issue non-EU passports to certain people who have a nationality which does not render them citizens of the European Union (e.g., British Overseas Territories Citizens except those with a connection to Gibraltar, British Protected Persons and British Subjects).

In addition, the European Commission issues European Union Laissez-Passers to the members and certain civil servants of its institutions.

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French influencers may be banned from endorsing unlicensed crypto

The Block 22 Mar 2023
Since no company currently holds a Financial Monetary Authority license - which is currently optional — influencers in France are essentially not allowed to endorse any digital asset ... MiCA offers a passporting regime, meaning that a company licensed in one EU country can extend its services to any of the others in the 27-nation bloc ... .......

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Harpers Bazaar 18 Mar 2023
As part of new legislation, the EU Digital Product Passport (DPP), will help consumers understand and track the environmental impact of their purchases, enabling them to make more well-informed decisions ... The upcoming digital passports are currently only within EU policy, but it ......

‘BA cancelled our flight by text — but it was still going ahead’

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Mar 2023
✉ In April a group of us flew to Malaga with British Airways and stayed in a villa ... I wentSponsored. Related articles. TRAVEL DOCTOR ... March 11 2023, 12.01am ... ‘Is my British wife treated as an EU citizen while travelling because I have an Irish passport?’ ... ....

We should follow the lead of new citizens and recognise how great a place Ireland is

Irish Independent 18 Mar 2023
Our EU passports make travel so convenient ... Of those who moved here, 28,900 were returning Irish nationals, 24,300 were other EU nationals and 4,500 were UK nationals.For those who are successfully persuaded by miserable headlines that Ireland is a failing country led by useless governments, I recommend getting a copy of by Mark Henry....

Brexit refuseniks and their Irish passports: ‘The important thing for me was identity and heritage’

The Irish Times 17 Mar 2023
Readers tell us about their experiences of getting Irish passports and citizenship since the UK voted to leave the EU ... an Irish passport means being able to move about the EU freely or just to get through airports more quickly ... since the UK voted to leave the EU in June 2016....

How the Passport Office strikes will affect YOU - from application and renewal delays to ...

The Daily Mail 17 Mar 2023
More than one million passport ... Panic about long waits could trigger a rise in unnecessary applications and cause further delays - a problem which occurred after Brexit when the UK Government put out inaccurate information on passport expiry rules for travellers to the EU....

Passport Office strike: The last date to get your passport application in

AOL 17 Mar 2023
Passport Office workers are to strike… for five weeks ... Strike or no strike, it’s safest to apply as soon as possible if your current passport is expiring (also note that if you're visiting an EU country from the UK, your passport will need to be valid for at least three months after the date you intend to leave, and be less than 10 years old)....

Josh Lambo announces retirement from his two-sport professional career - with MLS keeper-turned NFL kicker ...

The Daily Mail 17 Mar 2023
Tennessee Titans kicker Josh Lambo has officially retired after seven seasons in the NFL and four seasons playing professional soccer prior to that ... Today, I officially retire from pro sports ... However, his failure to secure an EU passport - which he tried to get through his Greek heritage - meant that appearing at Goodison Park wasn't an option ... ....

How Nordcurrent has survived with a big studio in Ukraine | Victoria Trofimova interview

Venture Beat 17 Mar 2023
The team at Nordcurrent, one of Europe’s biggest mobile game companies with downloads well above 100 million downloads, has had a traumatic year ... Event ... The people who traveled here hadn’t planned it, so the kids that came, none of them have passports. Some adults didn’t necessarily carry the documents that are usually required to cross EU borders....

Albania suspends golden passports scheme

Xinhua 16 Mar 2023
TIRANA, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Albania has scrapped the "golden passports" scheme, Prime Minister Edi Rama told a press conference here on Thursday during the meeting of the European Union (EU)-Albania Stabilization and Association Council ... The EU has been strongly critical of the ......

Albania Has Paused ‘Golden Passports’ Scheme, Rama Assures EU

Balkan Insight 16 Mar 2023
Bowing to criticism from the EU, Albania's PM on Thursday said Tirana was temporarily scrapping its 'golden passports' scheme, in a meeting with Commission vice president Josep Borrell .......

Ethnic Hungarians have been having a tricky time in Ukraine

Economist 16 Mar 2023
“This is not our war,” says Dorottya, a kindergarten janitor, using the words of Viktor Orban, Hungary’s prime minister ... \nOfficial Hungarian-Ukrainian relations have been frosty for years and the war has made them worse ... For years it has been easy for Transcarpathian Hungarians to emigrate anywhere in the EU, as Hungary has given them passports ... ■ ....

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