By Staff Reporter
Home Affairs, Cultural and Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe says the government is planning to raise passport charges.
The minister said the charges will be in line with the inter-bank rate to enable the registrar general’s office import consumables required in the production of the travel documents.
He made the remarks after a familiarization tour of the passport office today.
Currently, an ordinary passport costs $53 while an emergency passport fetches $253. The registrar-general’s office, which has a capacity of producing 4600