Belgium redesign new passport by featuring comic characters

Date:

 

Belgium has launched its new passport design with some notable changes. The European nation has added comic book characters such as Tintin and the Smurfs in the passport design. 

Advertisement

The Belgian government said the decision to change the passport design is not only to pay them tribute but also its different design makes it even harder to copy or duplicate.

 As per the government, the new passport price will remain the same at 35 Euros for minors and 65 Euros for adults. Interested citizens can apply for a new passport from 7 February. 

Belgian government officials emphasizes that the new passport is even more secure than earlier. They thanked new security and personalization techniques.      

The 34-page passport is designed in collaboration with the anti-fraud specialization of the Federal Police, and the document is manufactured by a consortium of two companies named Thales and Zetes.

The Belgian Foreign Ministry informed that a temporary exhibition would conduct till 6 February, regarding the history of the country’s passport at the Comics Museum in Brussels.

The new design pays tribute to several iconic comic books such as The Adventures of TintinWilly and Wanda and The Smurfs. 

Advertisement

The announcement of the new Belgian passport was welcomed worldwide, with great joy and appreciation by comic books lovers. Some internet users outside Belgium joked that they are so obsessed with the new passport, are thinking to apply for new Belgian passport. 

On the other hand, some other comic book characters are being criticized for some of their “questionable attitudes“. Adding these fictional characters in the design of the passport was an appealing idea.

  

 

Share post:

spot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Dominica: PM Roosevelt Skerrit urges citizens to protect families, properties amid Atlantic Hurricane Season

Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit reminded the citizens and residents of the Commonwealth of Dominica to stay prepared to safeguard their families and properties during the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2023, which began officially on June 1. Several countries in the Eastern Caribbean region are preparing themselves for this year's hurricane season.

UK: MP Michael Ellis hosts Q&A Session at Headlands School, Thorplands Academy, expresses gratitude

British Conservative Party Politician and Member of Parliament for Northampton, North, hosted Q&A Session with Pupils Prepped by Laura Kuenssberg at both Headlands School and at Thorplands Academy, who had previously attended a seminar with the senior BBC journalist Laura Kuenssberg discussing how to interview political figures.

Vision Coaching to host Ayrshire Summer Camp 2023 for kids aged 5-14

Vision Coaching's Ayrshire Summer Camp 2023 is set to provide an exciting and educational experience for children aged 5 to 14. Running from Monday, July 3rd, 2023, to Friday, August 11th, 2023, at the Cambusdoon Sports Club, this multi-sports camp guarantees high-quality activities and instruction.

UK: MP Robert Largan Opposes Asylum Dispersal Center Plan for Buxton

Britsh Conservative Party Politician and Member of Parliament for High Peak in the United Kingdom, Robert Largan, shared the news of discussions that are being made between the University of Derby and High Peak Labour Council for converting the High Peak Halls in Buxtton into a large-scale Asylum Dispersal Centre.