SA official defends biometric capturing of travellers at major airports
Author: huifan Time: 2017-08-18
Biometric capturing enhances South Africa's capacity to uniquely identify individuals and confirm the identity of travellers with the highest possible degree of certainty, security and efficiency, a senior government official said on Friday.
It has increased the processing time per traveller, it timekeeper software remains a key component in order to protect national security.
In December 2015, the DHA introduced biometric capturing of travellers at four international airports, namely, OR Tambo International Fingerprint car key lock Airport and Lanseria Airport in Johannesburg, Cape Town International Airport and King Shaka International Airport in Durban.
To improve facilitation, South African citizens have been fingerprint scanner price automatically exempted from this process.