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16 Dec

You Won’t Believe How This Country Updated Their Passports

United States citizens traveling to Norway don’t need a travel visa, however, they do need a valid passport.

Speaking of passports, have you seen the updated version of Norway’s passport? The country had a contest for the updated design. Oslo-based design company Neue won the competition with this design. To see what is so special about it, scroll down.
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Notice around the edges is a minimilist version of the crest in red, white and turquoise, standing for standard, immigrant, or diplomat respectively.

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When the passport is scanned under a UV light, the landscapes on the passport transform to show the Northern Lights in the nights sky.
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Neue also designed the new passport photo page.
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The new passports are due to begin use in 2017. What do you think? Is it time for an upgrade in the style of passports in your country?

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