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PH launches detailed travel cards to international passengers

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Jul. 12, 18 | 4:56 pm

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) launched a new travel card to monitor international passengers arriving to and departing from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

BI chief Jaime Morente said that the new travel card would include information that cannot be found in passports which would help in improving the monitoring and border management efforts of the bureau, reported the Philippine News Agency.

“The information that we collect in our arrival and departure cards is vital in improving our alien monitoring and mapping, as well as gathering added information to ensure our departing kababayans’ safety,” Morente said.

“These improvements will have a big impact in the border management efforts of the Bureau,” he added.

The new card requires the passengers’ full name, nationality, passport number, contact number, flight number, purpose of trip, occupation, port of exit/destination, and their address here and abroad.

The cards are available at the immigration arrival and departure areas of all three terminals of NAIA.

Meanwhile, BI OIC Deputy Commissioner Marc Red Mariñas said that the travel cards will soon be distributed in all international airports and seaports and airports all over the country including Mactan, Clark, Kalibo, Davao, and Zamboanga.

The old travel cards were observed to be insufficient in obtaining information, leading to its phase-out

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