The first blue URA passports will be issued next month, the Passport Services Office has said.
The current design is being replaced, due to URA's anniversary.
Secretary Domeo said the passport will "now be fully entwined with our national identity". A specimen preview of the cover and second page was made publc:
The government estimates that all newly-issued passports will be blue from the winter.
Until then, they will be issued alongside white passports, which will remain valid for travel until they expire.