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Old Nov 19, 16, 12:19 pm
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Originally Posted by orbitmic View Post
This is sadly so typical of France. We invest huge sums in a system that is totally inefficient - requires pre-registration unlike virtually any other system used in Europe from the UK to Finland and from the Netherlands to Central Europe, as well as is often out of order, stick to it for ages, and now decide to finally invent sliced bread ("decouvrir le fil a couper le beurre") by finally using a system effectively conceived and sold by a French company to other countries and which works much better (not just for UK passport holders, it works fine for all EEA citizens and now those of partner countries like the US).
Refering to the bolded part of your post, the pre-registration was only for the non-biometric passports. For quite a significant number of years now, all passport delivered in France were directly compatible with the system without need for additional registration (your fingerprints are taken during the passport demand process). So I am not sure anyone needs a registration now.
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