Tag: passports
Macedonia 20.02.20 | 14:43

Who created the passport problem?!

Doctors will decide who will get a passport. Bravo, is it a real reform. It’s easier to get a Bulgarian than a Macedonian passport, these are just some of many reactions to the problem facing the country – a country without passports, IDs, driver’s licenses. Social networks are full...

Macedonia 20.02.20 | 10:46

No passports, no IDs, waiting for hours for birth certificate… this is chaos, citizens say

In addition to the problems with issuing passports, nowadays citizens also encounter chaos in the Registry Office. Due to the refurbishment of the facility, there is currently only one desk working in the hallway where countless citizens are waiting for all kinds of documents and certificates. Outraged...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 23:23

Public Prosecutor’s Office opens investigation into the lack of passports

The Public Prosecutor’s Office has opened an investigation into the lack of passports. Interior Minister Nake Culev informed that he had submitted the file to the Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime and Corruption. The Prosecutor’s Office says they are gathering relevant evidence...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 15:22

Passports will be given only to citizens who urgently need them, new batch arrives in March

The Interior Ministry will issue passports only to the most urgent candidates. Due to the badly botched procurement process, which is rife with corruption allegations, there are currently only 3.700 blank passports, which doesn’t get even close to meeting public demand. Interior Minister Nake Culev...

Macedonia 12.02.20 | 15:10

Culev reveals details about the corrupt contracts the Interior Ministry signed with the Veridos company

Interim Interior Minister Nake Culev said that there is strong evidence of abuse in the Ministry, in the procurement of personal documents such as passports. Macedonia is currently running out of blank passports after problems with the procurement orders with the German Veridos company, as allegations...

Macedonia 22.01.20 | 18:16

Arsovski: MoI paid 4 million euros to “Veridos” in violation of an article of the framework agreement

Third day of the silence of SDSM and Oliver Spasovski for the suspicious contract for the procurement and delivery of passports and IDs worth more than 19.5 million euros, or passports and IDs to be procured in 2020 and 2021. The whole procedure we have been talking about these days is extremely suspicious...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 19:42

SDSM and Veridos company passports crime amounts to 20m euros

Outgoing SDSM and Zaev from day to day is committing bigger crimes. There is no day without some criminal contract or corruption scandal. Yesterday we had the opportunity in the media to see serious indications of crime by the outgoing government in the MoI through the procurement of passports and personal...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 12:52

Culev announces that the Interior Ministry is already investigating the suspicious passport contract

Interim Interior Minister Nake Culev announced that he will conduct an emergency investigation into the contract signed with a German company for the purchase of new passports worth nearly 20 million EUR. Vecer yesterday reported numerous violations in the contract, which indicate foul play. Serious...

Macedonia 17.04.19 | 19:40

Only North without Republic in the new passports of the Macedonians in Serbia

Macedonians living on the territory of Serbia are disturbed by the fact that their documents do not contain the description of the constitutional regulation of the country. As they say, they have not been able to get an explanation as to why the term Republic is not contained. Why the full name is not...

Macedonia 12.02.19 | 22:07

Citizens to get new license plates with NMK stickers, passports to be stamped with the new name

Citizens will get new license plates with the code NMK, and while they are in the making, vehicles will get NMK stickers on the existing plates. Also, the existing passports will be stamped and marked as passports of the Republic of North Macedonia, while the new passports with the new name will be issued...

Balkans 02.01.19 | 10:53

Montenegro gives passports in exchange for investment

Foreign investors can now obtain Montenegrin passports based on investments in development projects. The Montenegrin government’s decision on “economic citizenship” came into force on Tuesday, Montenegro-based website CdM is reporting. An investor can get Montenegrin citizenship in...