Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments, though increasingly it is also used for regulated private industries, such as mobile phone accounts. Government examples of civil ID use could include document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

The threat of identity fraud is forcing companies to consider the ID document authentication capabilities of their fraud prevention solutions,…

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International Biometrics + Identity Association explores principles and state of mobile digital ID

Standards, privacy and trust frameworks and principles for deployment to support the launch of mobile driver’s licenses and digital travel…

 

Yoti wins biometric selfie-based student ID contract with Scottish college

Yoti has introduced digital identity cards for students of one of Scotland’s biggest colleges, New College Lanarkshire, which has an…

 

Nigerian digital ID initiative for people with disabilities wins Mission Billion Challenge

Finalists of Mission Billion Challenge 2020, a World Bank-sponsored initiative that seeks to ensure inclusivity of digital identity systems for…

 

One step forward, one back for digital identity plans in Australia

New South Wales’ government has abandoned a plan to roll out a ‘copy solution’ for its mobile driver’s licenses due…

 

Nigeria directs NIMC to speed up biometrics enrollment for digital identity

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria’s agency charged with handling digital identity issues, has been called upon to accelerate…

 

Banks could be the key to trusted national digital IDs

Even before COVID-19, banks were well placed throughout the developed world to take the central (non-political) role in making digital…

 

Issuance of biometric cards for Kenyans imminent as regulatory framework in place

Citizens of East Africa’s biggest economy, Kenya, will soon be issued biometric identification cards which will enable them have access…

 

Robust digital identity systems pay off for pandemic relief: ID4Africa livecast

Emergency response measures by governments in Africa and around the world have been significantly more successful where robust and dynamic…

 

Monaco choses IN Groupe to secure digital identity, produce biometric identity documents

IN Groupe has been selected by The Principality of Monaco to help design and secure its digital identity scheme and create…

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