Immigration Service

Republic of Sierra Leone

Production Office

Passport Production Office is responsible for the production of Sierra Leonean Passports to eligible Sierra Leonean citizens. These eligible citizens are gone through different stages of vetting (Full – Job Concept), processing application document (forms) to print passport booklets.

The Government of Sierra Leone have introduced an electronic, or ePassport, is the latest generation of passport combining printed and digital technologies. All of the Machine Readable information printed on the data page, together with a biometric measure of the passport holder is stored in an embedded, contactless, integrated circuit chip. The data on the chip is securely protected with Public key infrastructure (PKI) cryptographic technology.

These blank epassport are manufactured by De La Rue (a British company that deals with secured documents).They are in partnership with the government of Sierra Leone to provide an Identity System that does the finish product.