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Some 100,000 people received biometric passports in the past month alone, head of the service's press center Serhiy Hunko told Radio Svoboda.

Biometric passports are required for future visa-free travel to the European Union.

Read alsoMore residents of occupied Donbas willing to get Ukrainian biometric passports - NGOThe Council of the European Union on May 11, 2017, adopted a regulation on visa liberalization for Ukrainian citizens travelling to the EU for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period.

Visa waivers for Ukraine are expected to be enforced from June 11.